Cement Industry Recognizes CEMEX U.S. Plants
for Environmental Excellence
May 17, 2010 02:04 PM Eastern Daylight Time
MONTERREY, Mexico & HOUSTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:
CX) announced today it has been recognized by the Portland Cement Association (PCA) and Cement Americas
for environmental excellence at its cement plants in Xenia, Ohio and Lyons, Colorado, as part of the 2010 Cement
Industry Energy & Environmental Awards. The awards honor individual cement facilities that exemplify the spirit of
continuous environmental improvement and support this spirit with action.
“Minimizing the environmental impact of its plants and making their local communities better places are top priorities
for cement manufacturers,” said Brian McCarthy, PCA president and CEO. “CEMEX went even further by giving
back to a community which has supported it for decades.”
“We are constantly working to improve our environmental performance and make our plants more sustainable
operations. The Land Stewardship recognitions reflect how CEMEX makes looking after not just our facilities, but
also our surroundings, including the air, land and water, part of how we do business,” said Gilberto Perez, President
of CEMEX USA.
The CEMEX Xenia facility, also known as the CEMEX Fairborn plant, was recognized for its Land Stewardship
activities. The category recognizes a plant’s efforts to protect and enhance the surrounding land. The Xenia facility
was also recognized for its approach to land stewardship tasks as a cooperative effort with the community,
Cedarville University, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. The plant was also recognized as a Runner-
up in the Community Outreach category.
The CEMEX cement plant in Lyons, Colorado was the Runner-up for the PCA’s Overall Environmental Excellence
Award, an honor given to a plant demonstrating merit in several environmental categories, including Outreach,
Environmental Performance, Land Stewardship, Innovation, and Energy