CEMEX USA Earns Twelve NSSGA Awards for Environmental Excellence and Outstanding Community Efforts

SOURCE: CEMEX USA | October 1, 2021

CEMEX USA announced it has earned twelve prestigious awards from the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) that recognize the company’s strong commitment to environmental excellence and outstanding community relations efforts at several of its aggregate operations.

CEMEX USA’s 474 Sand Mine in Clermont, FL earned Platinum and Gold NSSGA Excellence in Community Relations Awards.

NSSGA representatives presented CEMEX with the Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze awards during the NSSGA’s Legislative & Policy Forum this month in Washington, D.C. CEMEX USA aggregates operations earned seven NSSGA Environmental Excellence Awards, including one Gold Environmental Excellence Award for CEMEX’s Brooksville Quarry in Brooksville, FL. CEMEX USA operations also earned three Excellence in Community Relations Awards, including one Platinum Excellence in Community Relations Award for 474 Sand Mine in Clermont, FL. Two CEMEX USA operations received added recognition, earning National Stars of Excellence Awards.

“At CEMEX, we continually strive for environmental excellence while working to be good neighbors in the communities where we live and operate,” said CEMEX USA President Jaime Muguiro. “We’re proud of our employees at these award-winning operations for setting and maintaining high standards while having positive impact on the environment and their communities.”

CEMEX USA’s Brooksville Quarry in Brooksville, FL was recognized by the NSSGA with a Gold Excellence in Community Relations Award.

The following CEMEX USA operations were recognized with NSSGA Environmental Excellence Awards for actively demonstrating a commitment to the exemplary use of environmental controls and systems:

 

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Brooksville Quarry

Brooksville, FL

SCL Quarry

Miami, FL

Krome Quarry

Miami, FL

Union Sand Mine Plant

Ludowici, GA

Alico Quarry

Ft. Myers, FL

Palmdale Sand Mine

Palmdale, FL

Deerfield Sand Mine

Tillman, SC

 

474 Sand Mine earned the NSSGA Gold Excellence in Community Relations Award, and additionally, it was recognized with the NSSGA Platinum Excellence in Community Relations Award for earning top honors in the Community Relations Category. Brooksville Quarry also earned a NSSGA Gold Excellence in Community Relations Award. These awards recognize producers whose community involvement enhances the public’s perception of the aggregates industry.

 

Platinum

Gold

474 Sand Mine

Clermont, FL

474 Sand Mine

Clermont, FL

Brooksville Quarry

Brooksville, FL

 

The NSSGA also recognized 474 Sand Mine and Brooksville Quarry with NSSGA National Stars of Excellence Awards for the operations having earned multiple gold awards in environmental excellence and community relations respectively within the last five years.

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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