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The Rhinoceros Iguana, classed as Vulnerable to extinction, is only found on the island of Hispaniola © Pixabay

Project to save the “Rhinoceros of the Caribbean...

Fri, 02/03/2018
A successful habitat restoration project in the Dominican Republic has been awarded prestigious certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council, in recognition of its services to nature and the local community. It’s a shining example of what can be achieved when companies and NGOs work together.

The Quarry Life Award 2016: HeidelbergCement...

Mon, 12/12/2016
On 8 December, the winners of the International Quarry Life Award were presented in the BEL Conference Centre in Brussels...

Digging deep to find biodiversity

Tue, 15/12/2015
Ecological restoration of quarries is providing new habitat for numerous plant and animal species.

From the sands of the Sahara to the sands of...

Wed, 10/04/2013
Sand Martins make an amazing journey every winter from the Sahara to the UK to breed in piles of sand. This year, every CEMEX UK quarry will be creating the sheer banks of sand that Sand Martins love to make their homes in, as part of the CEMEX-BirdLife International partnership.