Three of the company’s Florida facilities were recognised for outstanding community involvement, with the FEC quarry in Miami earning the NSSGA’s 2018 Platinum Award for Excellence in Community Relations.
CEMEX, in the Dominican Republic, has received the highest Certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council for its conservation programme.
The acquisition of Trinidad Cement boosted CEMEX cement sales from its South, Central America and the Carribbean business, offsetting weakness in Latin America.
CEMEX reported a challenging year in its Asia, Middle East and Africa business on weakness in the key Egyptian and Filipino markets.
CEMEX reported positive net sales and earnings in 4Q17, although earnings were down over the full year and prices weakened in the region.
Soft market conditions in Colombia saw CEMEX Latam Holdings post a 15% fall in earnings in 4Q17 and 27% fall over the full year.
CEMEX owned Caribbean Cement Co. undergoes significant restructuring to improve health and safety and production performance.