Monthly Archives: September 2006

Study Shows Cement Testing Center Provides Reliable Results

An interlaboratory study conducted recently among 14 local cement laboratories has confirmed that the Cement Testing Center (CTC), only one of two Bureau of Product Standards-accredited laboratories, produces precise test results.

Also accredited by the Department of Public Works and Highways-Bureau of Research and Standards (DPWH-BRS), CTC is the only local cement testing laboratory which participates regularly in the United States-based Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory’s proficiency testing program for Portland and blended cement.

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Envoy asked to look into undervalued cement imports

The Cement Manufacturers’ Association of the Philippines (CeMAP) has requested Philippine Ambassador to Beijing, PRC Sonia Cataumber-Brady to look into the issue of undervalued cement imports flooding some areas of Mindanao.

“We petition the good Ambassador to bring to the attention of the Government of China the unfair practices in the export of their cement to the Philippines,” CeMAP President Ernesto M. Ordoñez said in a letter to Ambassador Brady.

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