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CEMEX USA recognized for excellence in environmental stewardship and community involvement

Sixteen CEMEX facilities in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina receive honors from NSSGA.

HOUSTON – February 23, 2012

CEMEX USA is pleased to announce that the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) recognized 16 of the company’s aggregate facilities for excellence in environmental stewardship and community involvement. Two operations, the Center Hill Quarry in Center Hill, Fla., and the Gator Sand Mine in Davenport, Fla., received the NSSGA’s top Environmental Excellence Gold Award and Community Relations Gold Award, respectively.

“CEMEX USA is honored to be recognized for our outstanding achievements in environmental stewardship and community outreach,” said Karl Watson, Jr., President of CEMEX USA. “These awards are a reflection of our ongoing commitment to be responsible stewards of the environment and good neighbors in the communities in which we live and operate.”

The CEMEX locations listed below received the following awards:

Gold Award in Environmental Excellence:

  • Center Hill Quarry (Center Hill)

Gold Award in Community Relations:

  • Gator Sand Mine (Davenport)

Silver Award in Community Relations:

  • Brooksville Quarry (Brooksville)
  • Center Hill Quarry (Center Hill)
  • FEC Quarry (Miami)

Silver Award in Environmental Excellence:

  • Gator Sand Mine (Davenport)

Bronze Award in Community Relations:

  • Davenport Sand Mine (Davenport)
  • Lake Wales Sand Mine (Lake Wales)

Bronze Award in Environmental Excellence:

  • Davenport Quarry (Davenport)
  • Lake Wales Sand Mine (Lake Wales)
  • Alico Quarry (Fort Myers)
  • Krome Quarry (Miami)
  • FEC Quarry (Miami)
  • Brooksville Quarry (Brooksville)
  • Inglis Quarry (Inglis)
  • St. Catherine Limerock Mine (Bushnell)
  • Card Sound Quarry (Florida City)
  • SCL Quarry (Miami)
  • Palmdale Sand Mine (Palmdale)
  • Deerfield Quarry (Tilman, S.C.)
  • Union Sand Mine (Ludowici, Ga.)

The NSSGA’s Excellence Awards program provides national recognition for aggregate producers that meet and exceed technical, environmental and regulatory requirements, and are active in community relations activities.

CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries throughout the world. CEMEX’s U.S. network includes 13 cement plants, 48 active cement distribution terminals, more than 100 aggregate quarries and more than 440 ready-mix concrete plants. CEMEX USA was named the EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year for 2009 and 2010. For more information, visit www.cemexusa.com.