CEMEX have announced the opening of a new CDE washing plant at the Datchet Riding Court Farm Quarry in Berkshire. CDE supplied a turnkey sand and gravel processing plant producing 210 t/h, which equates to 400 000 t of aggregates per year at the 101 acre site.
Within the UK CEMEX is a market leader in readymixed concrete, crushed rock, sand and gravel, and have been active in the UK construction industry for over 80 years. The company’s extensive portfolio includes 230 concrete mixing plants and 63 quarries serving the UK market. The new CDE sand and gravel wash plant comprises of a M2500 E4X 3D mobile washing plant with an integrated feed conveyor, feed boot, Infinity screen, EvoWash and conveyors.
Following the opening of Datchet Quarry CDE is delighted to announce a partnership with CEMEX to deliver a further three new sand and aggregates washing projects across the Midlands and South of England. Over the four projects CEMEX is making a substantial investment to further strengthen their UK aggregates operations. To date two projects are complete with another two to commission before the end of 2016.
Matthew Bunting, Director of Business Development UK & Ireland, says, “We are pleased to be working once again with CEMEX on their progressive aggregates projects in the UK. The CDE team has been designing, manufacturing and installing these projects in the past few months and we are delighted to have completed commissioning of the first two projects. We look forward to announcing a number of open days in conjunction with CEMEX to celebrate the completion of these projects later this year.” The new quarry at Datchet will be a strategically important site providing approximately 400 000 t of materials each year, while the replacement plants at the three existing sites will ensure increased capacity and maximum material recovery.