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SIX CEMEX USA Cement Plants Earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Certification

Houston, TX – August 11, 2014
  • Cement plants in Florida, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky and California Recognized for Energy Efficiency

CEMEX USA is pleased to announce that six of its cement manufacturing plants have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ENERGY STAR® certification. The recognition of CEMEX USA’s plants in Brooksville, Fla., Miami, Fla., Clinchfield, Ga., Fairborn, Ohio, Louisville, Ky. and Victorville, Calif., demonstrates that these facilities perform among the top 25 percent of similar U.S. facilities for energy conservation. 2014 marks the eighth consecutive year of certification for the Clinchfield plant, an achievement realized by only one other cement plant in the U.S., the fourth consecutive certification for the Miami plant, the third for the Brooksville, Victorville and Fairborn plants and sixth year for the Louisville plant.

Throughout the year, all of the recognized plants put into practice the energy efficiency principles established by the ENERGY STAR® Guidelines for Energy Management developed by EPA. These plants implemented energy conservation and monitoring technologies, promoted energy efficiency awareness among employees, and completed energy reduction projects.

“CEMEX is committed to sustainable practices throughout our operations, including energy efficiency,” said Karl Watson, Jr., President of CEMEX USA. “We are honored to again be recognized by the EPA and Energy Star for our commitment to sustainable practices.”

CEMEX is a corporate partner of the ENERGY STAR® program and is an active proponent of the importance of energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR® is an EPA program that delivers environmental benefits and financial value through superior energy efficiency and focuses on strategic energy management and the importance of demonstrating environmental leadership for future generations.

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, 46 active cement distribution terminals, more than 100 aggregate quarries and more than 420 ready-mix concrete plants. For more information, visit www.cemexusa.com