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Big Boss Cement withdraws from Tarlac project

10 July 2019, Published under Cement News

Philippines-based Big Boss Cement has pulled out of its plans to construct a grinding unit worth PHP6bn (US$116.5m) in Bamban, Tarlac, following protests by some of the town’s residents. The protesters were reportedly concerned that the plant would pose health risks to the community, according to the Philippine Daily Inquirer. "Upon learning that the people in Bamban had contested its project, Big Boss Cement backed out," said Bamban Mayor, Jose Feliciano. Mr Feliciano also noted some of h...

Big Boss Cement to prove concept to Board of Investments

22 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Henry SY JR's Big Boss Cement Inc (BBCI) failed to get initial approval after the Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) denied its first application, because it lacked 'proof of concept'. BBCI President, Gilbert Cruz, said they filed a motion on Friday for reconsideration to the BOI to show their proof of concept. According to Mr Cruz, BBCI's initial application filed last year was disqualified by BOI because their process does not produce clinker. Mr Cruz, who claims to have tweaked the ...

Big Boss Cement launched in Manila

11 January 2018, Published under Cement News

A new cement business, Big Boss Cement Inc, was launched in Manila, Philippines, on Thursday, according to ABS-CBN News. The company plans to use lahar or other volcanic debris to produce cement, since the process requires less heat than conventional raw materials and therefore, will  reduce CO 2 emissions.  The chairman of Big Boss Cement, Henry Sy Jr, also serves as chairman of SM Prime Holdings. "There’s a huge demand for cement. The company believes we should be able to fill in the d...