Monthly Archives: February 2005

Holcim Phils. supports Davao sports

Phil. Star, A-27, February 26, 2005
(Similar stories came out in Manila Standard and Manila Times)

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte lauded the extensive support of Holcim Philippines, Inc. in the local government’s effort to boost amateur sports in the city.

Davao City executive assistant and sports coordinator Christopher Go noted that the following participation of Holcim, Mayor Duterte made it a policy to always involve the private sector in advancing sports development in the city.

Continue reading

Sunico is CeMAP Chair

(Phil. Star, February 26, 2005)

Renato C. Sunico was voted chair of the Cement Manufacturers Association of the Philippines during the association’s last board meeting in December 2004.

With over twenty years of work in the local cement industry, Sunico will no doubt bring CEMAP a wealth of knowledge and experience to a progressive industry, now counted as one of the Philippines’ most hopeful.

Continue reading

Low budget for infra projects worries construction sector

(By Ronnel Domingo
Phil. Daily Inquirer, February 23, 2005)

Local cement makers and constructors are concerned over their viability as the government minimizes spending on infrastructure and tends to rely more on foreign funds for such projects, which require importation of materials from lending countries.

Continue reading

Cement prices would be higher sans safeguards

(By Bernie Cahiles-Magkilat
Manila Bulletin – February 18, 2005)

The Cement Manufacturing Association of the Philippines (CeMAP) said that had it not for the continued imposition of safeguard duty against imported cement prices of cement would have reached P160 per bag due to soaring production costs, particularly coal.

Continue reading

Removal of safeguard duty won’t lower prices of imported cement

(By Marianne V. Go
The Philippine Star – February 18, 2005)

Local cement manufacturers warned yesterday that even without the safeguard duty on imported cement, the landed cost of imported cement would still be higher than the current prevailing rate of local cement.

During the recent hearing of the Tariff Commission on the cement safeguard, Rene Sunico, chairman of Fortune Cement, said that the landed cost of imported cement without safeguards would be P160 per bag.

Continue reading

1,000 days without accidents

(Manila Bulletin, February 17, 2005)

The cement grinding operations of LGMC in Limay, Bataan has achieved a record of not incurring any lost time accidents for more than 3 years as of December 30, 2004. LGMC officer-in-charge Mary Ann Chiuco… Continue reading

Lafarge Cement Services honors Voice Heroine

Phil. Star, D-6, February 11, 2005
(Similar stories came out in Manila Bulletin and Today)

What happens if you are best-liked by your fellow employees, customers and suppliers? For Lafarge Cement Services Philippines Inc. (LCSPI) at least, this is sure: aside from earning the trust, respect and cooperation of everyone in the work environment, you get to play an even more important role in imparting Lafarge’s spirit in driving forth its customer-focused and customer-driven philosophy.

Continue reading

Swiss cement giant launches Holcim global brand in Davao

(Manila Bulletin, H-4, February 9, 2005)

Holcim Philippines, a subsidiary of global cement company, launched its brand name after finally taking over the Union cement plant in Davao City.

Continue reading

News Archive