For the 10th consecutive year, CEMEX USA’s Miami Cement Plant has achieved the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star certification, recognizing the Florida operation’s energy efficiency and sustainability efforts.
To qualify and earn the recognition, employees at Miami facility followed energy-efficiency principles established by Energy Star guidelines, and implemented energy conservation technologies and projects at the operation. The Miami plant reached Energy Star Plant Energy Performance Indicators and ranked in the top 25% of similar U.S. facilities.
“CEMEX has a longstanding commitment to sustainability and conservation at our operations, maintaining the highest standards in our industry,” said CEMEX USA President Jaime Muguiro. “We consistently pursue excellence, looking for opportunities to cut our energy use and reduce environmental impacts. We are proud of our team at our Miami Cement Plant for setting a strong example and demonstrating to the industry what is possible.”
CEMEX has shown its continued dedication to reducing energy use, earning EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year in both 2019 and 2020. Since 2007, CEMEX USA cement plants have earned more than 50 Energy Star certifications.
“At CEMEX, we strive to be a good neighbor in the communities where we live and operate, so we work to be good stewards for the environment,” said Edgar Angeles, CEMEX USA executive vice president – cement operations and technical. “Our employees at our Miami Cement Plant have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to energy reduction for 10 consecutive years, leading the industry while producing high-quality cement used in Florida roads, schools and buildings people use every day.”