Monthly Archives: July 2003

Concrete saves energy, lasts longer

International and local studies have confirmed the long-term economic and environmental sense in using concrete instead of asphalt for highways.

Recent studies done by the National Research Council of Canada has proved that concrete pavement saves vehicles on fuel costs because of its firmer structure as against the more flexible structure of asphalt which takes up much energy from heavier vehicles.

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Cement makers give home building for the poor a personal touch.

Bureau of Customs (BOC) and Cemex Philippines , member of Cement Manufacturer’s Association of the Philippines (CeMAP) gave part of themselves to build homes for the homeless of Paseo de Aduana as part of the community-building program of Gawad Kalinga… Continue reading

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