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Votorantim Cimentos Spain receives awards

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World Cement,

During the fifth national congress of aggregates, Votorantim Cimentos Spain has received three sustainable development awards from the Aggregates Federation, in conjunction with its member associations and the National Association of Manufacturers of Aggregates.

Aimed at entrepreneurs and professionals in the aggregates sector, the congress focused in ‘commitment to society.’ The event featured a presentation on the future of the basic extractive industry, particularly considering the objective of helping to build the future of companies in the sector together with society, given by Alberto Núñez Feijóo, President of the Regional Government of Galicia.

The company received first prize in the ‘restoration category,’ for its restoration of the El Toril gravel pit in La Rinconada, Seville. First prize was also received in the ‘economic contribution and added value to society category,’ for the company’s reactivation of the Oural cement plant, the Triacastela quarry, as well as the promotion of paleontological relevance and the protection of the Eirós cave. The company’s third award was second prize in the ‘biodiversity category,’ for the regeneration of the El Zairón gravel pit in Alcolea del Río.

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