Titan Cement: Safe-guarding an endangered species

Titan Cement: Safe-guarding an endangered species

The Florida Center Sand aggregates quarry is located in Clermont, in Florida’s Lake County. Alluvial deposits of fine sands provide a 280-hectare open pit mining area, mostly already excavated and turned into a shallow man-made lake or lagoon. This practice is a...
CEMEX: Species restoration in a tropical dry forest

CEMEX: Species restoration in a tropical dry forest

Opened in 1980 and used by CEMEX since 1999, the Colorado site is located in the province of Guanacaste, in the Nicoya Gulf in northwestern Costa Rica. With a total surface of 290 hectares, the site includes a limestone quarry (20 hectares), a clay quarry (70...
Italcementi: Partnering for effective rehabilitation

Italcementi: Partnering for effective rehabilitation

The Cha-am quarry (Khao Tom wou and Khao Mun moo) is located in Thailand ‘s Cha-am district in Petchburi province. It is part of the King’s Project for Conservation and Restoration of the adjacent Khao Nang Panturat (King’s Project). The authorized...
CEMEX: Transfer of a successful restoration model

CEMEX: Transfer of a successful restoration model

The Santa Maria Conservation Program, which CEMEX has been developing since 1995, is located in the northern semi-arid region of Mexico, along the eastern slope of the Sierra Madre Oriental (Sierra Pajaros Azules). Santa Maria is a 10,000 hectare area situated in the...
CEMEX: Learning while rehabilitating

CEMEX: Learning while rehabilitating

Exploited by CEMEX from 1973 to 1990, the Chambeon aggregate quarry is located in the Forez plain, in the Loire department of southeastern France. Four million tonnes of aggregates were extracted. The operated and restored surface is 45 hectares and the water surface...