Tag: Cemex

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Cemex reports first-quarter 2019 results

April 26, 2019By

Aggregate and ready-mixed concrete volumes in the United States grew in the first quarter of the year at Cemex despite adverse weather, the company reports.

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Those who attend the Roundtable are divided into two rooms that have concurrent discussions on the same industry topics. Photo courtesy of PamElla Lee Photography

Great expectations for the year to come

April 24, 2019By

Many of the producers and manufacturers at this year’s Roundtable experienced record years in 2018, and hopes are high that 2019 can bring more of the same.

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According to Brandeis’ Lee Heffley, the best manufacturer-dealer relationships are the ones where both sides cooperate with one another. Photo courtesy of PamElla Lee Photography

The evolving dealer-producer universe

April 23, 2019By

Producers traditionally rely on dealers for a few key deliverables, but just-in-time expectations are forcing dealers to alter how they uphold their end.

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A Caterpillar 777D haul truck operator traverses a pit at Hanson Aggregates’ Bridgeport Plant in Chico, Texas. The plant, in operation since 1956, utilizes a series of 777Ds and other Cat equipment in the pit. Photo courtesy of Lehigh Hanson

Quarry Faces: March 2019

April 1, 2019By

A look around the aggregate industry.

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While technology tends to pull job prospects to other industries, many aggregate producers have tech opportunities available that can lead to long-lasting careers. Photo: iStock.com/SeventyFour

Solutions to staffing challenges

February 27, 2019By

Leaders at Bond Construction, Cemex, Dolese Bros. and Martin Marietta discuss how they’re overcoming the worker shortage that’s prevalent across the industry.

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The Houston headquarters of Cemex USA. Photo courtesy of Cemex USA

Cemex USA facility earns prestigious distinction

February 25, 2019By

Cemex USA’s Houston headquarters is the company’s first office globally to achieve the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Gold Certification.

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Report: Recycled construction aggregate market on the rise

January 28, 2019By

The recycled construction aggregate market sold over 3.7 million tons of product in 2018, as estimated by a recent report from Fact.MR.

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Cemex Safety Week 2019 aimed to improve workplace safety

January 9, 2019By

Cemex started the new year with Safety Week 2019, an annual company-wide initiative focused on achieving Zero4Life at its hundreds of facilities across the United States.

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