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Saint-Jean-de-Luz strengthens its seawalls with CEMEX "underwater" concrete solutions
March 2, 2017

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CEMEX introduces a platform to avoid accidents on the road
February 23, 2017

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CEMEX Develops Floating Concrete Island to Revitalize Mangrove Shorelines

CEMEX Develops Floating Concrete Island to Revitalize Mangrove Shorelines
November 24, 2016

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CEMEX Supports the Rehabilitation of a Public Space in Panama´s Capital

CEMEX Supports the Rehabilitation of a Public Space in Panama´s Capital
October 18, 2016

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In the Sonoran Desert, CEMEX is Supporting Conservation Experts to Learn About the Poorly-understood Golden Eagle

In the Sonoran Desert, CEMEX is Supporting Conservation Experts to Learn About the Poorly-understood Golden Eagle
September 15, 2016

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Delivering Solutions for Affordable Housing and Efficient Buildings

Delivering Solutions for Affordable Housing and Efficient Buildings
August 31, 2016

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CEMEX Collaborates with Local Institutions to Support Low-Income Families in Colombia

CEMEX Collaborates with Local Institutions to Support Low-Income Families in Colombia
August 25, 2016

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CEMEX Delivers Sustainable Construction Solutions for Three Next-Generation Commercial Developments in France

CEMEX Delivers Sustainable Construction Solutions for Three
Next-Generation Commercial Developments in France
August 19, 2016

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Chapel Santa María de los Caballeros in Colombia: A Model for Contemporary Religious Buildings

Chapel Santa María de los Caballeros in Colombia: A Model for Contemporary Religious Buildings
July 21, 2016

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Thünen Institute in Bremerhaven, Germany: Research on the Waterfront

Thünen Institute in Bremerhaven, Germany: Research on the Waterfront
June 21, 2016

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CEMEX to use Renewable Energy in the Dominican Republic

CEMEX to use Renewable Energy in the Dominican Republic
June 14, 2016

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Providing Sustainable Products, Solutions and Services

Providing Sustainable Products, Solutions and Services
June 2, 2016

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CEMEX Develops Special Ready-Mix Concrete for Colombia’s Longest Bridge

CEMEX Develops Special Ready-Mix Concrete for Colombia’s Longest Bridge
May 17, 2016

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Indigenous Community in Panama Drives Sustainable Tourism With Help From CEMEX

Indigenous Community in Panama Drives Sustainable Tourism With Help From CEMEX
May 10, 2016

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Youth Baseball Programs in Central America and Caribbean: An Investment in Our Communities

Youth Baseball Programs in Central America and Caribbean: An Investment in Our Communities
April 25, 2016

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CEMEX’s High-Strength Concrete Will Support Wind Generators at Ventika Wind Farm

CEMEX’s High-Strength Concrete Will Support Wind Generators at Ventika Wind Farm
April 14, 2016

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The “Second Day of Christmas” Brings Turtle Doves to CEMEX Quarries in the UK!

The “Second Day of Christmas” Brings Turtle Doves to CEMEX Quarries in the UK!
December 22, 2015

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CEMEX Pilot Project in Berlin Showcases Specialty Concrete with Recycled Aggregates

CEMEX Pilot Project in Berlin Showcases Specialty Concrete with Recycled Aggregates
December 7, 2015

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CEMEX Brings Solution for Rural Roads to Panama

CEMEX Brings Solution for Rural Roads to Panama
November 26, 2015

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CEMEX Participates in Breast Cancer Awareness Month

CEMEX Participates in Breast Cancer Awareness Month
November 3, 2015

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Patrimonio Hoy: A Home for Everyone

Patrimonio Hoy: A Home for Everyone
October 7, 2015

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CEMEX Building Award Mexico Series: Transcendent Social Impact

CEMEX Building Award Mexico Series: Transcendent Social Impact
September 10, 2015

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CEMEX Solutions Support Vulnerable Populations around the World

CEMEX Solutions Support Vulnerable Populations around the World
July 10, 2015

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From Waste to Fuel

From Waste to Fuel
June 5, 2015

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CEMEX supports women and mothers in its surrounding communities

CEMEX supports women and mothers in its surrounding communities
May 11, 2015

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CEMEX & BirdLife International Renew Their Global Partnership

CEMEX & BirdLife International Renew Their Global Partnership
March 5, 2015

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CEMEX is Among the Leading Companies in Latin America for Carbon Disclosure Practices

CEMEX Recognized by CDP as Leader for Climate Change Transparency
March 3, 2015

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CEMEX signs new partnership with United Nations World Food Program for over 4,000 beneficiaries in Egypt

CEMEX signs new partnership with United Nations World Food Program for over 4,000 beneficiaries in Egypt
May 23, 2014

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CEMEX delivers 640 new homes as part of major affordable housing initiative in Colombia

CEMEX delivers 640 new homes as part of major affordable housing initiative in Colombia
April 16, 2014

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CEMEX and its employees launch reconstruction projects for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

CEMEX supports reconstruction projects for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
March 18, 2014

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CEMEX wins first place at the 2013 Eagles of the Polish Construction Industry Awards

CEMEX wins first place at the 2013 Eagles of the Polish Construction Industry Awards
November 27, 2013

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Mexico’s ambassador inaugurates innovative CEMEX-ESLSCA MBA program in Upper Egypt

Mexico’s ambassador inaugurates innovative CEMEX-ESLSCA MBA program in Upper Egypt
November 14, 2013

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CEMEX sponsors “Wings of Mexico” sculpture celebrating 20th anniversary of Mexico City-Berlin bilateral partnership

CEMEX sponsors “Wings of Mexico” sculpture celebrating 20th anniversary of Mexico City-Berlin bilateral partnership
November 12, 2013

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Five CEMEX cement plants earn US ENERGY STAR certification

Five CEMEX cement plants earn US ENERGY STAR certification
July 29, 2013

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CEMEX supports restoration of 3,500 year-old Mortuary Temple for one of Egypt’s most powerful pharaohs

CEMEX supports restoration of 3,500 year-old Mortuary Temple for one of Egypt’s most powerful pharaohs
June 19, 2013

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CEMEX achieves record alternative fuels substitution rate of over 80% in Germany

CEMEX achieves record alternative fuels substitution rate of over 80% in Germany
May 13, 2013

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CEMEX in the UK recognized for excellence in fleet operations

CEMEX in the UK recognized for excellence in fleet operations
April 2, 2013

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CEMEX benefits over 20,000 drivers in Egypt through its best-in-class safe driving programs

CEMEX benefits over 20,000 drivers in Egypt through its best-in-class safe driving programs
March 20, 2013

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CEMEX named one of Latin America’s best companies in CO2

CEMEX named one of Latin America’s best companies in CO2 emissions performance and disclosure
November 1, 2012

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CEMEX in the UK and RSPB cement their relationship

CEMEX in the UK and RSPB cement their relationship for five more years
August 9, 2012

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Forbes “Leaders of Sustainability” award

CEMEX wins Forbes “Leaders of Sustainability” award in Poland for CO2 reductions and use of Alternative Fuels
August 9, 2012

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CEMEX recognized as Social Leader in Poland

CEMEX recognized as a Leader in Corporate Social Responsibility and a Top Employer in Poland
May 16, 2012

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IDB recognizes CEMEX social responsibility programs

Inter-American Development Bank recognizes CEMEX with the Juscelino Kubitschek Award of Merit for Regional Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
March 21, 2012

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CEMEX recognized as a Socially Responsible Company

Mexican Center for Philanthropy recognizes CEMEX for the ninth consecutive year as a Socially Responsible Company
March 14, 2012

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CEMEX signs agreement to strengthen biodiversity

CEMEX and Noble Group sign agreement to strengthen biodiversity efforts at El Carmen nature reserve
March 1, 2012

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CEMEX is Leader in Responsible Business in Poland

CEMEX wins Leader in Responsible Business award in Poland
January 31, 2012

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CEMEX protects turtle species at former quarry

CEMEX renews agreement to manage protected turtle species at former quarry in France
January 26, 2012

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CEMEX sites certified by Wildlife Habitat Council

Five CEMEX sites in the USA certified by the Wildlife Habitat Council
January 12, 2012

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CEMEX in Latvia celebrates first year of its plant

CEMEX celebrates first anniversary of one of the most technologically modern cement plants in Europe
November 15, 2011

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CEMEX in Poland’s Chelm  plant receives many awards

CEMEX in Poland’s Chelm cement plant receives multiple awards for excellence in environmental management
October 31, 2011

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Restored CEMEX quarries yield record harvests

Restored CEMEX quarries in Spain yield record harvests
October 31, 2011

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CEMEX supports handicapped’s social integration in Mexico

CEMEX supports efforts for social integration of the handicapped in Mexico
October 21, 2011

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CEMEX in the USA’s Fairborn Cement Plant Recognized for Energy Conservation Efforts

CEMEX in the USA’s Fairborn Cement Plant Recognized for Energy Conservation Efforts
October 3, 2011

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CEMEX in Thailand celebrates 730 days without a lost time incident thanks to “Safety First” work culture

CEMEX in Thailand celebrates 730 days without a lost time incident thanks to “Safety First” work culture
August 31, 2011

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CEMEX and partners launch alternative fuels project in the Philippines

CEMEX and partners launch alternative fuels project in the Philippines
August 31, 2011

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Austrian Minister of Social Affairs recognizes CEMEX with national Health and Safety award for 2011

Austrian Minister of Social Affairs recognizes CEMEX with national Health & Safety award for 2011
August 31, 2011

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CEMEX in the USA is given ENERGY STAR award by Environmental Protection Agency for outstanding energy management

CEMEX in the USA is given ENERGY STAR award by Environmental Protection Agency for outstanding energy management
August 11, 2011

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CEMEX named best place to work in Dominican Republic

CEMEX named best place to work in Dominican Republic
July 28, 2011

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CEMEX recognized in Spain for best-in-class practices in labor risk prevention

CEMEX recognized in Spain for best-in-class practices in labor risk prevention
July 21, 2011

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CEMEX advances suppliers’ sustainability across its global operations

CEMEX advances suppliers’ sustainability across its global operations
July 11, 2011

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CEMEX wins Golden Carbon Award in China

CEMEX wins Golden Carbon Award in China
July 1, 2011

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Inter-American Development Bank to back CEMEX microfinancing for low-income families

Inter-American Development Bank to back CEMEX microfinancing for low-income families
June 29, 2011

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CEMEX engages the communities around its operations worldwide

CEMEX engages the communities around its operations worldwide
June 13, 2011

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The Trust for the Americas and OAS name CEMEX a “2010 Corporate Citizen of the Americas”

The Trust for the Americas and OAS name CEMEX a “2010 Corporate Citizen of the Americas”
May 27, 2011

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CEMEX plants 50,000 trees in the UK

CEMEX plants 50,000 trees in the UK
May 02, 2011

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CEMEX offers its customers ecologically friendlier recycled aggregates in France

CEMEX offers its customers ecologically friendlier recycled aggregates in France
April 28, 2011

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CEMEX joins former MLB star Edgar Martinez and Habitat for Humanity to help make two families’ dreams come true in Puerto Rico

CEMEX joins former MLB star Edgar Martinez and Habitat for Humanity to help make two families’ dreams come true in Puerto Rico
April 26, 2011

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Colombian chapter of World Business Council for Sustainable Development highlights CEMEX achievements

Colombian chapter of World Business Council for Sustainable Development highlights CEMEX achievements
March 31, 2011

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CEMEX partners with government of Tamaulipas to help over 13,000 families in Mexico improve their housing

CEMEX partners with government of Tamaulipas to help over 13,000 families in Mexico improve their housing
March 28, 2011

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CEMEX recognized as a leading company in Sustainable Development in Croatia

CEMEX recognized as a leading company in Sustainable Development in Croatia
March 23, 2011

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CEMEX participates in housing project in Nicaragua which will benefit 143 families

CEMEX participates in housing project in Nicaragua which will benefit 143 families
March 18, 2011

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CEMEX in Austria avoids CO2 emissions building new RMX plant and investing in new quarry equipment

CEMEX in Austria avoids CO2 emissions building new RMX plant and investing in new quarry equipment
March 9, 2011

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CEMEX White Cathedra celebrates tenth anniversary alongside prestigious architects

CEMEX White Cathedra celebrates tenth anniversary alongside prestigious architects
March 4, 2011

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CEMEX continues its support of families affected by hurricane Alex in Mexico

CEMEX continues its support of families affected by hurricane Alex in Mexico
March 3, 2011

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CEMEX's Modi'im aggregates quarry in Israel awarded “Five Stars of Beauty”

CEMEX's Modi'im aggregates quarry in Israel awarded "Five Stars of Beauty"
March 2, 2011

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CEMEX in the Czech Republic launches CEMEX Foundation to help build a better future for those in need

CEMEX in the Czech Republic launches CEMEX Foundation to help build a better future for those in need
March 1, 2011

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CEMEX in the Philippine’s Adopt-a-Wildlife-Species program protects the smallest and biggest of endangered species

CEMEX in the Philippine’s Adopt-a-Wildlife-Species program protects the smallest and biggest of endangered species
February 25, 2011

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CEMEX in the US helps educate young leaders in Florida

CEMEX in the US helps educate young leaders in Florida
February 24, 2011

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CEMEX begins construction effort on employees homes in Haiti

CEMEX donates water treatment plant for 3,800 people in the town of Payande, Colombia
February 04, 2011

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CEMEX begins construction effort on employees homes in Haiti

CEMEX aggregates quarry in France awarded with prestigious Biodiversity Certificate
February 04, 2011

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CEMEX becomes official sponsor of the Green Building Council in Spain

CEMEX becomes official sponsor of the Green Building Council in Spain
February 03, 2011

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CEMEX in Mexico opens first phase of cancer detection and treatment center

CEMEX in Mexico opens first phase of cancer detection and treatment center
February 02, 2011

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CEMEX begins construction effort on employees homes in Haiti

CEMEX begins construction effort on employees homes in Haiti
January 27, 2011

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CEMEX in Czech Republic donates ready-mix concrete for the renovation of bird sanctuary

CEMEX in Czech Republic donates ready-mix concrete for the renovation of bird sanctuary
January 13, 2011

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CEMEX sponsors Eco-Schools in Dominican Republic

CEMEX sponsors Eco-Schools in Dominican Republic
December 30, 2010

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Ready-mix concrete plants in Madrid, Barcelona and Mallorca earn CEMEX's sustainability seal in Spain

Ready-mix concrete plants in Madrid, Barcelona and Mallorca earn CEMEX's sustainability seal in Spain
December 17, 2010

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MIT releases groundbreaking research on sustainability attributes of concrete

MIT releases groundbreaking research on sustainability attributes of concrete
December 15, 2010

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CEMEX CEO Lorenzo Zambrano speaks at opening of WBCSD Global Business Day at COP16 in Cancun
December 6, 2010

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CEMEX receives top environmental awards by wildlife habitat council in the USA
November 19, 2010

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CEMEX hosts web journalism seminar in Dominican Republic with digital media expert Mario Tascón
November 3, 2010

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"Smiling Sun" Clinic opens in cyclone-ravaged district in Bangladesh aided by CEMEX employee donations
October 20, 2010

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Raising Sustainability Awareness in Future Generations at CEMEX Chelm Plant in Poland
October 8, 2010

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Restored CEMEX quarries in Spain yield bountiful harvest
October 5, 2010

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Former CEMEX sand quarry becomes permanent stage for major Motocross races in the Isle of Man
October 1, 2010

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CEMEX in the Philippines donates innovative cement products to help bring Pasig River back to life
September 29, 2010

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To Mexico from New York, With Love
September 24, 2010

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Mexico recognizes 15 years of social contribution of CEMEX in Colombia
September 24, 2010

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CEMEX + FNPI New Journalism Awards presented at ceremony in Monterrey, Mexico
September 24, 2010

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CEMEX recognized in different countries as best place to work
September 1, 2010

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CEMEX sets new records of alternative fuels use at its operations in Germany, Poland and Egypt
August 30, 2010

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Archaeological bridge from 211 BC found in CEMEX quarry in Germany
August 25, 2010

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CEMEX in the UK donates 2000 year old artifacts discovered in quarry sites
August 17, 2010

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CEMEX in Colombia has summer of sports with members of the community
August 13, 2010

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CEMEX in the Philippines hosts summit to help build sustainable, "green" future
August 9, 2010

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CEMEX in Europe aids communities during extensive flood
August 3, 2010

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CEMEX supports victims of hurricane Alex with home construction program
July 26, 2010

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CEMEX in the US takes to the skies and forms new sustainability partnership
July 23, 2010

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Bringing the beach into the city of Rouen in northern France
July 22, 2010

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CEMEX in Spain goes the extra mile to promote excellence in sustainability among suppliers
July 20, 2010

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CEMEX in Colombia launches UN-award winning program to improve housing among low-income families
July 16, 2010

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CEMEX in Mexico continues efforts to assist victims of hurricane Alex in Nuevo Leon, Mexico
July 13, 2010

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CEMEX discusses approach to Biodiversity Priority Setting at 1st Global Business of Biodiversity symposium in London
July 13, 2010

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CEMEX in the Philippines has strengthened its commitment to address the need for quality and affordable housing by signing a new partnership with the Subdivision and Housing Developers Association (SHDA)
July 12, 2010

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CEMEX receives CLARES award for exceptional performance in advancing the most important social causes in Mexico
June 23, 2010

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CEMEX is recognized by the European Aggregates Association (UEPG)
June 18, 2010

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Patrimonio Hoy, CEMEX's globally recognized award-winning program inaugurated in Dominican city of San Pedro de Macoris
June 10, 2010

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CEMEX improves biodiversity under the sea in the Philippines
June 8, 2010

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CEMEX’s Bird Days takes flight in Latvia with over 1,000 participants
May 26, 2010

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CEMEX reinforces its commitment to education in Colombia and Dominican Republic
May 21, 2010

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Quarry rehabilitation in CEMEX in Croatia leads to unique product
May 19, 2010

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CEMEX Germany’s environmental efforts recognized by Regional Minister
April 27, 2010

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CEMEX France announces tool that measures CO2 emissions of ready-mix concrete production, Optim’CO21
April 21, 2010

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Tree planting ceremony at Shefeya lime plant in Israel
April 20, 2010

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CEMEX Poland joins Partners of the Responsible Business Forum
April 19, 2010

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