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Aggregate handling was critical when the new plant in Sloan, Nev., was in the planning stages.

The Cemex plant from above. Interstate 15 is in the upper right corner.

The mammoth City Center project on the Las Vegas Strip demanded 1000 yards of concrete per hour at the height of its construction.

Don Last, operations manager for Cemex in southern Nevada and Utah (left), and Ken Sears, plant operations manager, talk at the Cemex plant in Sloan, Nev.

Concrete is discharged into a truck at the batch plant.

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