Bell Terminal Fact Sheet - CEMEX USA
In cooperation with the City of Bell, CEMEX is helping communities in Southern California meet the needs of the area’s growing population. The Bell Aggregate Distribution Terminal will supply construction projects in the region with CEMEX’s aggregate materials. The Bell Terminal is located in an industrial zone, replacing a former industrial operation. CEMEX designed the distribution terminal with the highest safety and environmental protections when it took over the site.
Key points to note:
- All conveyor belts will be covered. Water sprays will be used at key points, and specialized equipment will be used in the loading process
- Existing and active rail lines will be used to deliver aggregates to the terminal
- Landscaping will be installed and maintained at the Rickenbacker entrance to the site, as well as along the boundary of the 710 freeway
- The CEMEX distribution terminal will provide a significant and reliable revenue stream every year for the City of Bell which can be used to benefit the entire community, including public safety efforts
Following is an overview of the activities taking place at the Bell Terminal, in strict adherence to all local and state regulations:
- Aggregates are produced, screened, rinsed and soaked at the CEMEX Victorville Quarry
- Prepared aggregates are transported via existing rail lines from Victorville to the Bell Distribution Terminal
- Specialized unloading equipment receives the prepared aggregates at the Bell Terminal
- Prepared aggregates are contained within a storage building until needed for distribution
CEMEX in the Community
CEMEX is distinguished as a good neighbor in the communities where we live and operate. As in other cities across the country, CEMEX will continue to contribute to the City of Bell, creating jobs, supporting the local economy and generating annual revenue for the city to use within the community for many issues, including public safety. As such, CEMEX will participate in the City of Bell’s local hiring program, bringing employment opportunities to the community.
CEMEX is committed to bettering the environment and pursuing sustainable business practices by developing onsite wildlife habitat areas. Currently, 24 CEMEX facilities maintain Conservation Certification from the Wildlife Habit Council (WHC) in recognition of programs and projects that demonstrate excellence in the areas of wildlife habitat enhancement and conservation education.
CEMEX Industry Standards of Excellence
Operating in the U.S. for almost 100 years, CEMEX has a proven track record of corporate citizenship and operational excellence, striving to ensure that all facilities and projects meet and exceed environmental guidelines and governmental regulations.
- CEMEX facilities are recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council
- CEMEX strives to build a better future for our people and communities
- CEMEX embraces an established Operational Excellence Model through specialized training and resources