Ready Mix USA Earns Five Awards for Excellence From Tennessee Concrete Association

SOURCE: CEMEX USA | September 29, 2021

Houston — Ready Mix USA, a CEMEX USA company, announced today it has earned five awards from the Tennessee Concrete Association (TCA) which include awards for outstanding environmental performance and for contributions to projects across the state.

TCA recognized two Ready Mix USA ready mix concrete plants for their outstanding commitment to the environment, both earning the TCA Emerald Award for Environmental Excellence. Ready Mix USA’s Boone’s Creek Plant in Johnson City, Tenn., earned the award in the Small Plant category, which recognizes plants that produce 25,000 cubic yards or fewer of concrete annually. The company’s Morristown Plant in Morristown, Tenn., was recognized in the Mid Plant category for plants with annual production between 25,000 and 75,000 cubic yards.

The TCA Emerald Awards for Environmental Excellence are presented each year to member plants that make outstanding contributions to preserve and protect the environment, exhibit environmental leadership, maintain sound environmental management practices and install state-of-the-art equipment or implement environmentally friendly plant procedures.

“At Ready Mix USA and CEMEX USA, we strive to be good environmental stewards and look for opportunities to improve our processes and operations to be even more sustainable and environmentally friendly,” said Marc Tyson, President of Ready Mix USA. “We are proud of the achievements at Ready Mix USA, and we remain dedicated to leading positive change for our industry.”

In addition to the environmental recognitions, Ready Mix USA earned three TCA Concrete Design Awards for participation in projects across the state. Ready Mix USA was recognized with the Best Specialty Project Award for supplying the Seven Islands State Birding Park Bridge Project in Kodak, Tenn. The company also received the Best Architectural/Engineering Award for contributing to the Dobyns-Bennett High School Science and Technology Center Project in Kingsport, Tenn. Ready Mix USA also earned the Grand Champion Concrete Design Award which recognizes the best overall concrete project in the state for the Dobyns-Bennett project.

About CEMEX USA

CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high-quality products and reliable services with a rich history of improving the wellbeing of those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency advancements and sustainability efforts. Its U.S. network includes 10 cement plants, close to 50 strategically located cement terminals, nearly 50 aggregate quarries and more than 280 ready-mix concrete plants. CEMEX USA has been repeatedly recognized for its efforts in sustainability and energy management, including earning U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year in 2019, 2020 and 2021. 

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