Tag: Cemex

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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Photo by Allison Barwacz

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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U.S. Concrete and its subsidiary, Polaris Materials obtained the permits necessary to increase the volume of aggregate imports at its terminal in Long Beach, California. Polaris can now deliver up to 2 million tons of aggregate each year, effectively doubling its throughput capacity. Photo courtesy of U.S. Concrete

Quarry Faces: December 2018

December 26, 2018By

Snapshots from around the aggregate industry.

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Cemex USA hosts 5k race, donates to Boy Scouts of America

December 17, 2018By

Cemex USA hosted the inaugural Quarry Quest 5k race at the company’s FEC Quarry in Miami to support nearly 38,000 South Florida Boy Scouts.

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USGS again ranked Cemex’s Balcones Quarry as the top crushed stone-producing operation in the nation. Photo by Kevin Yanik

Cemex USA president reflects on 2018

December 7, 2018By

Ignacio Madridejos, president of of Cemex USA, offers a reflection for producers on 2018.

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