Cement Americas

SPR 2017

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www.cementamericas.com • Spring 2017 • CEMENT AMERICAS 5 CEMENTSCOPE Cemex published its first Integrat- ed Report, "Integrated Strategy for a Better Future," with information cover- ing 2016. The report was designed to provide a holistic analysis of the com- pany's strategic vision, performance, governance and value creation. The 2016 Integrated Report facilitates a greater understanding of the rela- tionship between Cemex's financial and non-financial key performance in- dicators, as well as the company's op- erating and governance models. The in-depth report showcases the way in which Cemex drives value creation across all aspects of its business, un- derpinned by its four strategic pillars – people, customers, markets and sus- tainability. Cemex Publishes First Integrated Report Cemex LatAm Holding (CLH) complet- ed the expansion of cement production and bagging capacity at its plant in Puerto de San José, Guatemala. "We are pleased to be part of the prog- ress of the different regions and mar- kets where we operate directly, as well as being an agent for change for the construction industry in Guatemala," said Jaime Muguiro, general director of CLH, during a late-March opening cer- emony. Following improvements to the plant's milling operations and the installation of a new $3.7 million bagging line, the company expects cement production capacity to increase by 10 percent to 0.545 million tpy, while bagging capaci- ty is expected to increase by 46 percent to 95 tph. Cemex LatAm Opens Guatemala Plant Expansion Kalenborn Abresist 5541 North State Road 13, Urbana, IN 46990 Toll Free: 800-348-0717 • Fax: 888-348-0717 E-mail: info@abresist.com www.abresist.com New company name. New products. Same mission in Urbana, Indiana. w w w.abresist.com KALCRET® Hard Compound Trowelled, Cast or Sprayed On Wear Protection for System Components and Pipes Advantages of KALCRET KALCRET® trowelled compound allows protection of vertical, inclined and curved surfaces. n High strength and abrasion resistance to wear caused by sliding friction n Large surface lining with no joints n Varying lining thickness depending on the stress due to wear n Can be used after 8 hours n Suitable for temperatures up to 1200 °C / 2192 °F n High thermal shock resistance n Even complicated geometries are feasible n Ideally suited for repairs n Can be installed at the site by locally available staff n Complete wear protection program n Optimal solution when used in combination with other wear resistant materials from Kalenborn Abresist "As a unified global team, we share a common vision to build a better future for all our stakeholders," said Cemex CEO Fernando A. Gon- zalez. "With this report, we hope to provide deeper insight into the way we stay true to that vision and create value in a rapidly changing business environment." The report highlights Cemex's positive progress on its strategic priorities and its strong financial results during the year, despite strong headwinds. It also includes the company's efforts to provide EEE-IAS/PCA Cement Conference, Calgary, Alberta Canada, 5/21 to 5/25/2017 – booth # 704

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