CEMEX U.S. Business Jumps 18%

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. announced strong results for the first quarter of 2022, with consolidated Net Sales and EBITDA growing 13% and 3%, respectively, on a year-over-year basis, despite a challenging cost environment.  The growth was led by a 12% increase in cement prices in like-to-like terms, 8% in ready-mix, and 7% in aggregates, with all regions contributing to pricing…

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CEMEX Expands Use of Renewable Diesel at California Operations

CEMEX continues to expand its use of low-carbon alternative fuels at several of its California operations, utilizing renewable diesel to power trucks and machinery as part of its global Future in Action program aimed at reducing CO2 emissions throughout its operations and supply chain. “At CEMEX, we have ambitious goals to reduce our CO2 emissions across our value chain, and…

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Reports From California, North Carolina

A mining and reclamation project was approved by Yolo County, Calif., supervisors following a lengthy presentation, deliberation and public comment session, according to the Daily Democrat. The Teichert Shifler Mining and Reclamation project involves an application to establish a new mining operation to extract sand and gravel aggregate along lower Cache Creek. Referred to as the Teichert Shifler operation, the…

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Local Focus

CEMEX’s 474 Sand Mine Illustrates How An International Operator Can Build Relationships By Focusing On Local Communities. By Therese Dunphy Adaptation has been the key to success for recent industry community relations programs. This is particularly true at CEMEX’s 474 Sand Mine, which was recognized as a Platinum Community Relations Award winner during the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s…

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CEMEX, Heidelberg, Holcim Make Climate ‘A List’

Three of the top five global cement, aggregate and concrete producers have made the 2021 Climate Disclosure Project A List, reflecting transparency in environmental impact, greenhouse gas emissions management and water resource metrics. CEMEX, HeidelbergCement and Holcim are among 200 A List/Climate category performers from a pool of 10,000-plus companies that London-based CDP observes.

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CEMEX Reports Sales Growth in United States

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. announced that its consolidated net sales increased 8% during the third quarter of 2021 to $3.8 billion versus the comparable period in 2020. Despite the strong top-line growth, operating EBITDA decreased 1% to $740 million, due to supply chain disruptions as well as a sudden rise in energy and transportation costs. The company continued making progress…

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Hey, Update Your Website!

I could write an editorial every month about the need for a new infrastructure bill. But the chess game in Washington goes on and on, so I will wait until checkmate to address that issue again. In the meantime, why haven’t you updated your website lately? I know, that’s a seemingly random question that came out of left field. But…

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