CEMEX USA wins NSSGA awards for environmental and safety excellence

Two CEMEX USA operations earned Environmental Excellence Gold Award and 24 facilities recognised for environmental safety excellence, at NSSGA’s annual awards ceremony 2017.

The FEC Quarry in Miami, Florida and Center Hill Mine, Florida both received NSSGA’s Environmental Excellence Gold Award with Center Hill Mine receiving recognition with its Stars of Excellence for earning Gold Awards multiple time in five years. Meanwhile, 474 Sand Mine in Clemont Florida and SCL Quarry in Miami both received Environmental Excellence Silver Award. Nine other CEMEX facilities won bronze.

CEMEX’s FEC Quarry in Miami was awarded the NSSGA’s 2017 Environmental Excellence Gold Award for its ongoing commitment to the environment.

474 Sand Mine in Clermont, Fla., and SCL Quarry in Miami, both received the NSSGA’s 2017 Environmental Excellence Silver Award. Nine other CEMEX facilities won bronze.

“We are honoured the NSSGA recognized so many CEMEX facilities for their ongoing dedication to the environment and safety,” CEMEX USA President Ignacio Madridejos said. “Respecting the environment and living up to high safety standards are two principles CEMEX follows every day. These facilities serve as shining examples in the industry and make us very proud.”

“I am proud to congratulate these award recipients, as they continue to make an outstanding difference in our industry by fostering environmental stewardship and leading innovative sustainability practices at their facilities,” said Michael W. Johnson, NSSGA president and CEO.

CEMEX’s Center Hill Mine in Center Hill, Fla., received both the NSSGA’s 2017 Environmental Excellence Gold Award and Stars of Excellence for its safe environmental practices.

2017 NSSGA Environmental Excellence Awards

Gold – FEC Quarry, Center Hill Mine.

Silver – 474 Sand Mine, SCL Quarry.

Bronze – Lake Wales, Davenport, Deerfield, Gator, Union & Palmdale Sand Mines, St. Catherine Mine, Krome Quarry and Brooksville Quarry.

Eleven CEMEX USA locations also were recognized by the NSSGA, achieving the 2017 NSSGA Safety Excellence Award, for their ongoing commitment to safety.

2017 NSSGA Safety Excellence Awards

Bronze – Center Hill Mine, Lake Wales, Inglis Quarry, St. Catherine Mine, Union Sand Mine and Deerfield Sand Mine.

Certificate – Lytle Creek Quarry, Davenport, Gator, Palmdale and 474 Sand Mines.


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