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Cemex launches global assessment, engineering, maintenance service

Monterrey, Mexico-based Cemex, S.A.B. de C.V., announced recently the launch of Cemex Global Solutions, a service from the company that leverages over a century of industry-leading expertise to provide customers with a full range of technical services for the cement, ready-mixed concrete, and aggregates industry.

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Social media platform earns Manufacturing Leadership Award

Cemex S.A.B. de CV has garnered the 2013 Manufacturing Leadership 100 (ML 100) Awards recognition for a business-focused, online network enabling North American operations, marketing and administrative staff to share best safety, regulatory compliance, sales and management practices with peers across the globe.

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Bright Ideas in X-ray spectromicroscopy research at Advanced Light Source

The Advanced Light Source (ALS) is a third-generation synchrotron, a specialized particle accelerator that generates bright beams of x-rays for scientific research. It is located in a building originally designed in the 1930s by Arthur Brown, Jr.—architect of the Coit Tower in San Francisco—to house Ernest O. Lawrence’s 184-in. cyclotron.

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Berkeley team does as the Romans did to discover new binder mechanism

Using the Advanced Light Source (ALS) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and core samples from an ancient breakwater near Naples, Italy, a University of California, Berkeley, research team has examined the fine-scale structure and extraordinarily stable binding compound, calcium-aluminum-silicate hydrate of Roman seawater concrete.

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