Monthly Archives: July 2013

Facility to process municipal waste into alternative fuel launched in Payatas Project to contribute to waste management efforts of Quezon City

Manila, April 22, 2013 – To support the waste management efforts of Quezon City, a waste-processing facility has been officially launched in Payatas by Mundo Verde Corporation (MVC) in partnership with the Quezon City local government. The facility will help reduce the volume of waste in the Payatas landfill while at the same time produce Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF), an alternative fuel that can be used in the cement-making process. 

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LAFARGE REPUBLIC EXECUTIVES, DOLE SAFETY TRAINERS RECEIVE SPECIAL TRAINING FROM US OSHA TRAINER

Makati City, June 27, 2013 – In an effort to bolster the company’s health and safety culture, Lafarge Republic Inc. (LRI) engaged a United Sates Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Outreach Trainer to provide advanced industry safety training for Lafarge executives and DOLE safety trainers.

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LAFARGE REPUBLIC INC. POSTS 15% TOTAL SALES REVENUE INCREASE IN 2012, RECORDS 1 BILLION PESO PROFIT IN Q1 2013

Manila, May 28 2013 – Lafarge Republic Inc. (LRI) reported during its Annual General Stockholders meeting that its consolidated 2012 sales revenue amounted to Php 19.9 Billion, a 15% increase over the previous year. LRI cited innovative sales and marketing campaigns as major contributors to the growth which was achieved despite of one-off reliability issues with key equipment during the first half of the year.

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Cement haulers ready to adopt code of accountability for safety

Close to 300 cement haulers, truckers, road transport experts and road safety advocates from around the country are ready to sign a common Code of Accountability for Safety. This will be during the Second Vehicle and Traffic Safety conference on… 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

Keeping people safe at work a priority for Holcim Philippines

The first thing that visitors notice when they go to a manufacturing facility of Holcim Philippines is how strictly the company implements its safety policies.

Plant visitors who need to go outside the administrative building are required to use “personal protective equipment” – hard hats, steel-toed boots and reflectorized shirts or vests. If they go to the manufacturing areas, they will also be asked to put on dust masks, goggles, gloves and something that looks like marshmallow candies but are actually ear plugs.

At the gate, all non-plant employees are given a safety manual and briefed on how to conduct themselves inside the facility. The reminders continue inside the plant, as signage after signage prompt them to stay alert.

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