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Philippines: Eagle Cement Corp eyes third Bulacan line

06 April 2017, Published under Cement News

Eagle Cement Corp plans to open the third line of its Bulacan cement plant by 2018. The new line will add 2Mta of production capacity to the 5.1Mta integrated works in San Ildefonso, bringing its total cement capacity to 7.1Mta. Full funding for the new line has already been secured. In addition, the company is also looking to build a cement plant in Cebu by 4Q17 with completion of the 2Mta facility scheduled for 1Q20. The Cebu plant will be financed through the funds raised from the E...

Philippines: Eagle Cement to break ground on Davao plant

29 September 2016, Published under Cement News

Eagle Cement has said that it will begin construction work on its new 2Mta cement plant in Davao in the south of the country on 20 October, according to reports in the Business Inquirer. Eagle Cement’s owner, Ramon Ang, first announced plans to expand Eagle’s capacity in June 2015, proposing to build two new plants in Davao and Cebu, as well as expanding the company’s existing facility in Bulacan. Mr Ang said that he expected the facility to begin commercial operations by March 2019.

Ang plans to increase capacity in the Philippines

01 June 2015, Published under Cement News

Philippine businessman Ramon S Ang plans to expand capacity of his privately-held Eagle Cement Corp as well as construct two new cement plants in the country. In an interview published in the Philippine Star, Ang said the company plans to build two new cement facilities in Cebu and Davao, each with a capacity of 2Mta. He also plans to add a 1Mta line at its existing cement facility in Bulacan. “We are now finishing the second line and preparing to put up a third line. With Eagle...

Philippine prices set to rise?

03 February 2015, Published under Cement News

Cement prices in the Philippines are set to rise by PHP10/40kg bag shortly, according to separate advisory statements issued by three domestic producers to local distributors. Cemex Corp, Lafarge and Eagle Cement have each notified distibutors of the impending rise, the Manila Standard reported yesterday. The daily noted that Cemex’s Rizal cement currently sells for PHP198/bag (US$4.49), while Lafarge Republic’s brand sells at PHP197 and Eagle Cement at PHP193/bag. The planned price hike i...

Cement producers explain price hikes, Philippines

27 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Three of the largest cement producers in the Philippines have begun submitting documents to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to explain recent rises in cement prices. Trade Undersecrertary Zenaida C. Maglaya told reporters that Holcim Philippines, Lafarge Republic and Cemex Philippines have started submitting documents to support the adjustment in prices which have risen above the Suggested Retail Price (SRP) of PHP205-210/bag. Holcim reportedly raised its price to PHP216/bag...

DTI requests further information on Philippine pricing

06 May 2013, Published under Cement News

Philippine cement producers have until next week to provide the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) with further information explaining reasons behind their higher selling prices. Last month the DTI asked Holcim Philippines, Lafarge Republic Inc, Cemex Philippines and Eagle Cement Corp to explain why cement is being sold above the recommended retail price of PHP205-PHP210/bag. Trade undersecretary Zenaida Maglaya has since told The Philippine Star that while three of the four cement...

DTI probes Philippine cement price hike

09 April 2013, Published under Cement News

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has asked Philippine cement manufacturers to explain why prices have risen from a year ago and are above the suggested retail price (SRP). Trade undersecretary Zenaida Maglaya cited Holcim Philippines Inc which has raised its selling price to PHP218/bag (US$5.3) from PHP195 (US$4.7) last year. Similarly, Lafarge Republic and Cemex both raised their selling prices to PHP220/bag from PHP205 and PHP195/bag, respectively, Maglaya told reporters afte...