Environment Concerns

CEMEX launches Isang Kalikasan, Isang Kinabukasan in Laguna

CEMEX Philippines inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with the Municipality of Rizal, Laguna to push forward its commitment to support the National Greening Program through the company’s institutionalized forest rehabilitation initiative called Isang Kalikasan, Isang Kinabukasan (One Nature, One… Continue reading

No stopping at being green
CEMEX keen to further green practices with alternative fuel

Cement manufacturer CEMEX Philippines has entered into a joint venture with the Department of Energy (DOE), Green Alternative Technology Specialist Inc. (GATSI), International SWIMS (Solid Waste Integrated Management Specialist Inc.), and Green Siam Resources Corporation for the use of biomass… Continue reading

CEMEX to launch new project

Naga City, Cebu — In line with the national government’s Philippine Energy Plan, a cement company here is set to implement a new waste-to-energy project.

Such project is also expected to reduce the volume of solid waste in Cebu province… Continue reading

CEMEX wins ‘Grand Master’ at Zero Basura Olympics

CEMEX wins 'Grand Master' at Zero Basura OlympicsAlongside other responsible companies that keep an eye on their businesses to ensure that their operations are eco-friendly, CEMEX bagged the prestigious ‘Grand Master’ award at the Zero Basura Olympics (ZBO) for Business last June 26.

CEMEX’s winning entry was the waste reduction efforts at the APO Cement Plant in Cebu. ZBO recognized CEMEX for its solid waste management program that makes use of residuals as fuel source for its co-processing unit.

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Cement plant’s quarry sites forested

CEBU CITY, Cebu (PNA) – Old limestone and pozzolan quarry sites within the country’s second oldest cement plant in Naga City, southern Cebu, have been rehabilitated and converted into pockets of forested areas.

More than five hectares of mined-out areas in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan, Naga City within the 192-hectare property of the Apo Cement Plant have been converted into small forest areas, said the cement plant’s environment, health and safety engineer, Jenevy Patalinjug.

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Green footprint in cement plant

CEMEX does its share in protecting Mother Earth by seeking ways to enable customers build more sustainable structures while mitigating environmental impacts.

The Mexican cement giant constantly has improved its performance as an efficient, agile, and innovative company by identifying, sharing, and implementing best practices across its global network of plants and facilities.

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CEMEX supports Bantay Baterya

CEMEX supports Bantay BateryaImproper disposal or treatment of used lead acid batteries commonly known as ULABs is dangerous for the environment and the health of the community. To address this threat, the “Bantay Baterya” project was initiated to recover and recycle junk batteries.… Continue reading

Former quarry sites in Naga converted into pocket forests

Large swaths of old limestone and pozzolan quarries inside the country’s second oldest cement plant have been rehabilitated into pocket forests.

During a plant tour with reporters yesterday, officials of the APO Cement Plant in Naga City, Cebu revealed that more than five hectares of mined-out areas in Sitio Sindulan, Barangay Tinaan, which is inside their 192-hectare property, has been converted into small forest areas.

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CEMEX earmarks P2.5B to expand Naga plant

CEBU CITY— Anticipating an increase in demand for cement in the country, CEMEX Philippines is embarking on a P2.5-billion expansion of Apo Cement Corporation’s  facility in the city of Naga, Cebu.

Normandy Chan, Apo plant director, said the expansion plan would increase the Naga plant’s production capacity by 1.5 million metric tons to 4 million MT yearly.

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CEMEX turns landfill wastes into energy for mills

The wastes dumped in the country’s landfills need not go to wasted.

CEMEX Philippines, one of the largest producers and distributors of cement in the country, announced on Wednesday that it would “go green,” by recycling wastes from landfills to fuels that will be used in mills processing its cement products.

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