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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...