CEMEX Expands Network to Meet Increased Demand in the US - Full Story
May 11, 2017
This new project is expected to improve the delivery of high-quality aggregates for construction projects in and around Los Angeles, in the U.S.
To meet the increased number of construction projects in Southern California, CEMEX USA is expanding its network in the region with plans for a state-of-the-art rail-served distribution terminal in Los Angeles and a new aggregate loading system at its quarry in Victorville, California. This terminal is expected to bring high-quality aggregates to metro Los Angeles area and surrounding communities.
“The Los Angeles metro area continues to grow, and CEMEX USA continues to be a major part of that growth,” said Eric Wittmann, CEMEX USA’s West Region President. “With our Victorville Cement Plant and our integrated network of more than 20 strategically-located Southern California ready mix plants and five aggregate quarries, this planned addition to our capability demonstrates our commitment to building a better future in the communities we operate.”
CEMEX USA will deliver premium aggregates to construction projects in Los Angeles metro area. Credits: CEMEX
With an expected completion in late 2017, the new distribution terminal will be centrally located near several of the area’s main freeways, decreasing customer travel time and costs, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions from trucking. An automated load-out system is planned for the 14-acre terminal to further expedite the delivery process. Additionally, CEMEX has planned updates to the rail line’s infrastructure and several other enhancements to the quarry in Victorville, including a new aggregate loading system, in an effort to increase the quarry’s efficiency in delivering aggregates across the region.
“CEMEX has helped solve infrastructure and construction challenges in Southern California for more than 100 years,” said Ignacio Madridejos, President of CEMEX USA. “This significant project reaffirms CEMEX’s continued commitment to Southern California, and will allow premium aggregates to be delivered right where they are needed most. We are proud to contribute to the sustainable development of the Los Angeles Basin for many generations to come.”
The project includes a new aggregate loading system that is expected to increase the efficiency in delivering this material. Credits: CEMEX
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.