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CEMEX Uses Powerfloating Technology for the First Time in the UK


CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. ("CEMEX") (NYSE:CX) announced today that it
completed its largest Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) project in the
United Kingdom, which involved the first use of its powerfloating

Powerfloating represents an evolution in the RCC pavement process,
achieving an engineered solution that lays fast and features the
appearance and durability of a conventional concrete surface. CEMEX
supplied over 40,000 tons of RCC using powerfloating for this project, a
purpose-built storage area located in East England.

"This project was a great achievement. It was not only the largest area
that we have laid in the UK with RCC, but also an opportunity for us to
use powerfloating technology for the first time. Powerfloating provides
our customer with a pavement solution that combines the strength and
durability of concrete with the ease of asphalt construction," said
Garry Gregory, Director Asphalt and Paving Solutions, CEMEX UK. "RCC
alone delivers significant cost savings of up to 30% over traditional
pavements, and now with powerfloat technology, RCC offers a
significantly harder wearing surface that's more aesthetically pleasing."

Powerfloated RCC's extremely hard-wearing surface is produced by
spraying a specially designed admixture onto the RCC before
powerfloating and curing. This creates a more closed, even surface than
the more textured appearance of natural RCC. The smooth cement paste
created during this process offers increased abrasion resistance, making
it attractive for high stress areas.

CEMEX R&D, Innovation, and Business Development projects are part of the
company's global R&D collaboration network, headed by CEMEX Research
Center based in Switzerland.

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. For more
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