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CEMEX provides building solutions for nearly 200 concrete paving projects in Mexico during last year

Date published: July 18, 2013

During the past year, CEMEX has provided hydraulic concrete paving for 7 million 839 thousand square meters of roads and highways in Mexico. These projects include 189 projects executed during the second half of 2012 and the first six months of this year, accounting for urban paving as well as highways and interstates.


CEMEX paves nearly 8 million m3 of roadways in Mexico

The total surface area paved by CEMEX during this period is the equivalent of a 2,200 kilometer long road. These infrastructure projects, in which CEMEX participates as materials provider and contractor, contribute to the competitiveness of Mexico by facilitating transit for motorists and transporting merchandise.

Concrete pavements, compared to those built with asphalt, offer many benefits including greater durability, reduced life cycle costs, reduced temperature, and increased road safety. Due to its rigidity, concrete paving offers significantly less resistance for a vehicle's wheels to roll. Consequently, concrete paving requires lower fuel consumption for vehicles traveling faster than 30 km/h, compared to a flexible pavement such as asphalt.

CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high-quality products and reliable services to customers and communities in more than 50 countries. CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency advancements, and efforts to promote a sustainable future.

CEMEX paves nearly 8 million m3 of roadways in Mexico

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