CEMEX Victorville Cement Plant
16888 North E Street
Victorville, CA 92394
CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides cement, ready-mix concrete. The Victorville cement plant has continuously produced Portland and hydraulic cement since 1916; celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016. The plant produces more than 2.9 million tons of cement annually for use in area homes, roads, schools and businesses in Southern and Northern California, Nevada and Arizona. The Victorville cement plant employs approximately 230 local men and women and partnering with numerous vendors throughout the state.
Throughout the year, the Victorville cement plant puts into practice the energy-efficiency principles established by the EPA’s ENERGY STAR® Guidelines for Energy Management. The plant implemented energy conservation and monitoring technologies, promoted energy-efficiency awareness among employees and completed energy-reduction projects. The plant is very proud of the work it has done to attain ENERGY STAR® certification.
CEMEX continuously improves operation and efficiency through the implementation of the CEMEX Energy Policy and comprehensive energy management program. This is accomplished by optimizing equipment operating time through automation, providing operators with real-time energy information, conducting process audits, and installing more efficient equipment. Key equipment yield and utilization are continuously monitored against targets by top management to ensure optimum operation and energy efficiency. Energy conservation efforts of the plant include:
The Victorville Cement Plant is advancing sustainability through the use of renewable energy in reducing its carbon footprint. In 2013, the plant commissioned four wind turbines that generate a total of 6.2 megawatts of wind energy for the facility. Approximately 6 percent of the facility’s energy consumption is produced by the turbines.
CEMEX’s U.S. network includes 11 cement plants, 43 distribution terminals, more than 50 aggregate quarries and more than 270 ready-mix concrete plants. CEMEX is a partner of the ENERGY STAR® program.