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CEMEX Building Award Recognizes the Best in Architecture and Construction in 13 Countries

<ul> <li class='bwlistitemmargb'> CEMEX award has identified the best construction projects in different categories in Mexico and the world for 21 years </li> <li class='bwlistitemmargb'> The “Life and Work” award and the “Architect Marcelo Zambrano” scholarship were also awarded </li> <li class='bwlistitemmargb'> There were 634 participating projects this year </li> </ul>

Monday, November 05, 2012

CEMEX Building Award Recognizes the Best in Architecture and Construction in 13 Countries17:00 EST Monday, November 05, 2012 MONTERREY, Mexico (Business Wire) -- CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (“CEMEX”) (NYSE: CX) announced the winners of the XXI Edition of the CEMEX Building Award, recognizing buildings that stand out for their construction, conceptual, technical, and aesthetic solutions. The CEMEX Building Award selects the best buildings constructed in 13 countries, including Mexico. It recognizes the most outstanding project in three categories, along with two special prizes. In the edition of the event that is exclusive for projects in Mexico, awards were given in nine categories, as well as four special prizes. The winning projects of the XXI Edition of the award are: International Winners by Category:   Housing Family State in Herzegovina Location: Ljubuški, Bosnia & Herzegovina   Institutional-Industrial Porfirio Barba Jacob School Location: Bogota, Colombia   Infrastructure and Urbanism Baluarte Bridge Location: Sinaloa, México   Winners of International Special Prizes   Accessibility Congruence San Norberto Parish Location: Bogota, Colombia   Sustainable Building Edificio Atmósfera Location: Jalisco, México   Mexico Winners by Category   Single Family Housing 2G House Location: Nuevo León, Mexico   Low-Income Housing Quiero Casa La Viga Residential Condominium Location: México City, Mexico   Medium and High-End Residential Complex OB Houses Location: Yucatán, Mexico   Industrial Building Development Production Plant and Corporate Offices, Dogo Group Location: Estado de México, Mexico   Commercial and Mixed Uses Office Under the Shade of an Almond Tree Location: Yucatán, Mexico   Public Services and Assistance Restoration and Enhancement of the Old City Hall of Linares, N.L. Location: Nuevo León, Mexico   Educational and Cultural Building University Stadium - Autonomous University of Puebla Location: Puebla   Urbanism Integral Renewal of Glorieta Minerva Location: Jalisco, Mexico   Infrastructure (Tie/Draw) Baluarte Bridge Location: Sinaloa, Mexico   La Yesca Hidroelectric Project Control Structure Location: Jalisco, Mexico   Winners of Special Prizes Mexico   Sustainable Building Edificio Atmósfera Location: Jalisco, Mexico   Accessibility Congruence Guadalajara ITESM Library Location: Jalisco, Mexico   Social Impact Interactive Science Museum of Nayarit Location: Nayarit, Mexico   Innovation in Techniques and Construction Processes Complex Geometries in Concrete Location: Nuevo León, Mexico To see the complete list of award winners, view images, and learn more about each project, please visit the following links: International winners: http://www.cemex.com/MediaCenter/BuildingAwardInternational.aspx Mexico winners: http://www.cemex.com/MediaCenter/BuildingAwardMexico.aspx The “Life and Work” Award was given to José María Garza Ponce, renowned Mexican Engineer, for his outstanding 60-year career in the construction industry and his significant contribution to Mexico's urban development. For more information, please visit the following link (Spanish only): http://www.cemexmexico.com/PremioObra/VidaObra.aspx The “Architect Marcelo Zambrano” Scholarship, which supports young Mexican architects in their postgraduate studies, was awarded to Adriana Chávez Sánchez from the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. For more information, please visit the following link (Spanish only): http://www.cemexmexico.com/PremioObra/BecaMarceloZambrano.aspx For more information about the CEMEX Building Awards, please visit (Spanish only): http://www.cemexmexico.com/PremioObras.aspx CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high-quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries throughout the world. CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through its efforts to pursue innovative industry solutions and efficiency advancements and to promote a sustainable future. For more information, please visit: www.cemex.com Follow us on: facebook.com/cemex   twitter.com/cemex               youtube.com/cemex   flickr.com/cemex This press release contains forward-looking statements and information that are necessarily subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. Many factors could cause the actual results, performance, or achievements of CEMEX or the project herein described to be materially different from those expressed or implied in this release. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein. CEMEX assumes no obligation to update or correct the information contained in this press release. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V.Media RelationsJorge Pérez, +52 (81) 8888-4334mr@cemex.comorInvestor RelationsEduardo Rendón, +52 (81) 8888-4256ir@cemex.comorAnalyst RelationsLuis Garza, +52 (81) 8888-4136ir@cemex.com