Monthly Archives: February 2013

CEMEX, Naga promote ‘Isang Milyong Sipilyo’
Program is on 19th year with 57T day care, elementary beneficiaries

CEMEX joined the Department of Health (DOH) in celebrating the Oral Health Month through its “Isang Milyong Sipilyo” program. 

The program aims to give one million dental kits to day care and elementary school students of the City of Naga, Cebu.

The activity, which was started by then Naga mayor, the late Ferdinand Chiong, is now on its 19th year, and with the continuous support of CEMEX and the leadership of incumbent Mayor Valdemar Chiong, 57,000 children have benefitted from the program. 

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Local efforts lead to global change, says Illac Diaz to CEMEX

Community empowerment, sustainable development, and capacity building that start locally and grow to influence global changes, were the focus of Liter of Light Executive Director Illac Diaz’s talk during CEMEX Philippines’ 2013 Kickoff Event.

Themed “Believe/Achieve: 2013 and Beyond,” the… Continue reading

Holcim extends support for Davao River watershed conservation through Matigsalug empowerment

After the successful first run of a project to help conserve the Davao River watershed, Holcim Philippines has renewed its partnership with an environment group to train an indigenous community in the Marilog uplands on ideal farming techniques to discourage them from timber-poaching.

On Jan. 22, Holcim Davao signed a memorandum of agreement to extend by another year the financial support to the Kinaiyahan Foundation, Inc. for the training of 40 more Matigsalug families on Sloping Agricultural Land Technology (SALT). The said technique is designed to put less pressure on the remaining forest ecosystem in Marilog, located about 60 kilometers away from the city proper.   

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Record year for Holcim Philippines

  • Cement industry volumes in 2012 soared 18%, its highest growth in 15 years
  • The company is bullish about its prospects with construction activity seen to remain strong this year given the positive economic environment, and is looking to increase its capacity 

Leading cement manufacturer Holcim Philippines, Inc. (HPHI) registered record volumes in 2012, a fitting cap to its celebration of the global Holcim brand’s centennial year.

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CEMEX partners with the Kapuso Foundation in helping Pablo victims

Nearly 3 months since the devastating typhoon Pablo hit Mindanao, victims are still struggling to rebuild lost homes and livelihood. In the wake of billions of pesos worth of damage to infrastructure, agriculture and private properties, employees and executives of… Continue reading

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