This transaction further strengthens CEMEX USA’s position as a vertically integrated construction materials supplier in one of the largest concrete markets in the country, and enhances our ability to efficiently service our customers,” said Scott Ducoff, CEMEX USA Regional President, Texas & New Mexico.CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high Ultra Centrifugal Mill quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries throughout the world. Its U.S. network includes 13 cement plants, 46 strategically located distribution terminals, more than 100 aggregate quarries and more than 320 ready-mix concrete plants. CEMEX USA was named the EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year for 2009 and 2010. For more information.
They are accused of falsifying thousands of tests at Yankee Stadium, the Second Avenue subway, public schools, among many other projects, and private buildings.A 29-count indictment charges the six men and the company, American Standard Testing and Consulting Laboratories, under the state racketeering law. It accuses them of a money-making scheme that included falsifying the VSI5X Crusher for Silica Sand Making results of tests required by law to measure the strength and quality of concrete poured on projects in New York City, Westchester County and Long Island. The decade-long scheme also included falsifying documents to get city licenses and manipulating government programs to get jobs for which they were not entitled, according to the charges.
None of the nearly 3,000 test reports that prosecutors seized from the company contained legitimate results, according to one person briefed on the investigation. Among other projects for which tests results were VSI Crusher for Quartz Sand Production Line falsified were: the Lincoln Tunnel, the air traffic control tower at La Guardia Airport, the Javits Convention Center; a building at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.