Cemex recognized for conservation efforts

By |  July 18, 2023

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Cemex USA was recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) for its commitment to environmental conservation programs across 10 locations worldwide.

The recognitions highlight the Cemex’s steadfast commitment to biodiversity conservation, a key aspect of its Future in Action program. Future in Action seeks to achieve sustainable excellence through climate action, circularity and natural resource management, with the primary objective to become a net-zero CO2 company by 2050, Cemex says.

The recognition brings Cemex’s global count of WHC-certified programs to 32, with four programs achieving the highest distinction of gold certification. Seventeen of the programs are located in the U.S.

The newly certified programs are at the following sites:

El Carmen Nature Reserve (Mexico and U.S.). Certified gold
• Las Salinas & Laguna Cabral (Dominican Republic). Certified gold
• Monterrey: Tanque Prieto & Mitras & ATM (México). Certified gold
• Clinchfield Cement Plant (U.S.). Certified gold
• Lake Wales Sand Mine (U.S.). Certified silver
• Victorville Cement Plant (U.S.). Certified
• Gator Sand Mine (U.S.). Certified
• Alico Quarry (U.S.). Certified
• Zapotiltic: La Zoromutera & Palos Colorados (México). Certified
• Merida: Xtepen & Caliza II (Mexico). Certified

The El Carmen Nature Reserve also received WHC’s Desert Project of the Year award for its work to protect and restore habitats of the Chihuahuan Desert.

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Jack Kopanski

About the Author:

Jack Kopanski is the Managing Editor of Pit & Quarry and Editor-in-Chief of Portable Plants. Kopanski can be reached at 216-706-3756 or jkopanski@northcoastmedia.net.

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