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JAN 2019

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10 • ROCK products • January 2019 www.rockproducts.com IN THE KNOW Cemex USA held the first-ever Quarry Quest 5k race at its FEC Quarry in Miami to support nearly 38,000 South Florida Boy Scouts. Close to 350 runners and walkers participated in a timed race, following a course that weaved through FEC Quarry. Cemex employees set up large equipment from the operation for participants to learn about and view along the course. After all participants crossed the finish line, Cemex repre- sentatives presented the South Florida Council of Boy Scouts of America with a $10,000 donation check from the Cemex Foundation, its philanthropic organization that provides charitable and community support. "Cemex is committed to building a better future while nurturing long-last- ing relationships in the communities where we live and operate," said Kirk Light, Cemex USA regional president – Florida Region. "FEC Quarry has led by example with constant efforts to con- tribute to South Florida while teaching our neighbors about our facility and how it is integral in the construction of roads, buildings and infrastructure they use every day." In addition to Quarry Quest 5k, Cemex actively hosts tours of FEC Quarry, Cemex Hosts FEC Quarry's First-Ever Quarry Quest 5k Michigan and Arizona. Their combined total production for consumption in the first nine months of 2018 was 269 Mt, an increase of 14 percent com- pared with that of the same period of 2017 and represented 37 percent of the U.S. total. Portland (including blended) cement consumption increased by 4 percent in the third quarter of 2018 compared with that of the third quarter of 2017. Consumption in the first nine months of 2018 increased by 3 percent compared with that of the same period of 2017. COME LEARN WHAT'S NEW AT BOOTH #39088 TOGETHER STRONG FOR THE FIRST 40 YEARS. READY TO ROCK THE NEXT 40. Your trusted screening resource since 1978. polydeck.com | 864-579-4594

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