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Republic Cement expects domestic demand recovery

04 May 2021, Published under Cement News

Republic Cement of the Philippines has said the domestic cement industry is on course to return to pre-pandemic levels this year as home builders support sales, amid lower demand from the infrastructure and non-residential sectors.   In the first quarter of this year the company's income amounted to PHP334m (US$6.95m), 446 per cent higher YoY, due to a rise in sales volume arising from new cement capacities in Bulacan and Iligan, alongside reduced costs and increased overall efficiency.   "W...

Republic Cement launch Kapit-Balay masonry cement

18 April 2019, Published under Cement News

Republic Cement has developed a new cement called Kapit-Balay masonry cement at its Danao City plant, Philippines. The product is designed to meet demand from Cebu's construction industry for a more economical and environmentally-friendly masonry cement. Kapit-Balay masonry cement has a Type S high-strength optimised for ease of application and adhesion, where mortar masonry is required. This hydraulic cement is designed to be used for plastering, brick or block laying, and block filling wi...

Republic Cement honoured with Quarry Operations Award

15 January 2018, Published under Cement News

Republic Cement’s Teresa, Rizal, plant site has won the Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award-Platinum Achievement Award for Quarry Operations at the 64th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference in Baguio City. This honour is given to companies that have exhibited outstanding levels of dedication, initiative and innovation in working toward environmental protection, safety and health management and community development. In addition to its quarry award, Republ...

Philippines: Republic Cement expands affordable housing initiative

02 November 2016, Published under Cement News

Republic Cement has announced plans to partner with three microfinance organisations to provide housing and home-improvement loans, the Manila Times reports. “Republic Cement is dedicated to helping address the Philippine housing backlog through collaborations that create shared value for those at the bottom of the pyramid,” said Renato Sunico, president of Republic Cement and Building Materials Inc. “Affordable housing is one of the major pillars of our iSTAND4 programme, which covers...

Philippines: Republic Cement confident despite environmental crackdown

17 August 2016, Published under Cement News

Republic Cement has vowed to continue with its expansion plans and has said that it is "ready" to face an environmental audit from the Filipino government, ABS-CBN News reports. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has recently handed out suspensions to 10 mining companies over safety violations and has challenged the country’s largest coal mining firm, Semirara, to make the case for allowing its operations to continue. Republic’s president, Rentao Sunico, said he was co...

Republic Cement Corp changes name, Philippines

04 July 2012, Published under Cement News

In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Tuesday, Republic Cement Corporation changed its corporate name to Lafarge Republic Incorporated. Also, as part of their by-law’s amendments, their corporate seal shall bear the amended name of the corporation. The Securities and Exchange Commission had earlier approved the change in corporate name.