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22

Nov 2021
New WHR power generating plant in Philippines to supply cement plant

The WHR plant is projected to commence its operations during the first quarter of 2022 The Board of Investments (BoI) has recently approved the application for registration of Sinoma Energy Conservation ...

22

Nov 2021
Holcim Philippines launches a new greener cement

ECOPlanet has a 30 percent smaller carbon footprint than other general-purpose cement Holcim Philippines announced it has launched a greener cement in the local market aiming to decrease their carbon ...

22

Nov 2021
Holcim Philippines launches a new greener cement

ECOPlanet has a 30 percent smaller carbon footprint than other general-purpose cement Holcim Philippines announced it has launched a greener cement in the local market aiming to decrease their carbon ...

19

Nov 2021
Holcim Philippines to power cement plants with solar energy

The company has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Blueleaf Energy Building solutions supplier Holcim Philippines has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with Blueleaf Energy to deliver ...

17

Nov 2021
Holcim Philippines posts surge in net profit in the first nine months of 2021

The company registered an increase of 124 percent in net income Building materials company Holcim Philippines announced its results for the third quarter and for the first nine months of 2021, writes ...

17

Nov 2021
Holcim Philippines posts surge in net profit in the first nine months of 2021

The company registered an increase of 124 percent in net income Building materials company Holcim Philippines announced its results for the third quarter and for the first nine months of 2021, writes ...

10

Nov 2021
Holcim Philippines opens new storage and processing facilities at the Bulacan plant

The warehouse will house its shredding equipment that converts solid wastes to alternative fuels Building solutions provider Holcim Philippines, and the waste management unit Geocycle, inaugurated new ...

10

Nov 2021
Philippines and Indonesia collaborate to phase out coal

One of the ways of cooperation is the pilot project Energy Transition Mechanism, backed by the Asian Development Bank The Philippines and Indonesia are working together to phase out coal-fired power ...

05

Oct 2021
Holcim Philippines launches concrete block adhesive

It was the third new product the company has launched in 2021 [PAID=]Building materials company Holcim Philippines announced in a press release that it has added a new product in its portfolio, the concrete ...

30

Sep 2021
Building materials prices increase in Philippines in August

The country’s construction Index rose 4 percent in August month-on-month In Philippines, sale prices of building materials rose 4 percent in August month-on-month, reports Phil Star. Data from the ...

09

Sep 2021
YTL Corp eyes acquisition of Philippines' Republic Cement

Sources familiar with the matter said the Malaysian conglomerate is looking to buy the Philippines-based cement maker YTL Corp is eyeing to acquire Republic Cement & Building Materials (RCBM), the second ...

27

Aug 2021
Philippines sees rising cement imports from Vietnam despite duties

In the first four months of 2021, cement exports from Vietnam to the Philippines rose 17 percent year-on-year Cement manufacturers in the Philippines noted a surge in imports from Vietnam despite the ...

27

Aug 2021
Philippines sees rising cement imports from Vietnam despite duties

In the first four months of 2021, cement exports from Vietnam to the Philippines rose 17 percent year-on-year Cement manufacturers in the Philippines noted a surge in imports from Vietnam despite the ...

23

Aug 2021
Philippines' Mindanao island plans to resume PICOP's mill operation

The pulp and paper facility of the Paper Industries Corp. of the Philippines (PICOP) closed in 2006 The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) announced that it plans to revive steel and pulp and paper ...

13

Aug 2021
Printing industry in the Philippines hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic

The industry saw its sales decline 53 percent throughout the pandemic The printing industry in the Philippines saw its sales decline 53 percent throughout the pandemic, further dampening demand as companies ...

29

Jul 2021
Retail building materials prices steady in the Philippines

In Manila, the construction materials retail price index in June was unchanged from the rate recorded in May According to Business World, the overall year-on-year increase of construction materials retail ...

16

Jul 2021
Holcim Philippines invests PHP 210 million to increase environmental performance

The investment aims to reduce the fuel consumption and increase mineral additive usage of its cement plants Building materials provider Holcim Philippines announced on its website it is investing PHP ...

16

Jul 2021
Holcim Philippines invests PHP 210 million to increase environmental performance

The investment aims to reduce the fuel consumption and increase mineral additive usage of its cement plants Building materials provider Holcim Philippines announced on its website it is investing PHP ...

09

Jun 2021
Holcim Philippines releases its 2020 sustainability report

The company disclosed that carbon emissions per ton of cement produced are at 608 kilograms in 2020 Holcim Philippines has announced its 2020 sustainable developments in its first Integrated Annual ...

19

May 2021
Cement producers in Philippines to invest PHP 74 billion by 2025

An adjustment plan was submitted compared to the imposition of safeguard duties on imports beginning 2019 Local cement manufacturers in the Philippines have committed to pursue PHP 74 billion worth ...

17

May 2021
Cement producers in Philippines claim support of domestic cement over imports

Cement producers have seen their profitability suffer with the pandemic and imports Local cement players of the Philippines are asking the government and the private sector to support domestic cement ...

27

Apr 2021
Cement industry to grow 12 percent this year in the Philippines

Republic Cement president and chief executive officer, Nabil Francis, has made the forecast Republic Cement, a local cement manufacturer in the Philippines, forecasts that the industry will record growth ...

27

Apr 2021
Cement industry to grow 12 percent this year in the Philippines

Republic Cement president and chief executive officer, Nabil Francis, has made the forecast Republic Cement, a local cement manufacturer in the Philippines, forecasts that the industry will record growth ...

26

Apr 2021
Philippines opens anti-dumping investigation on imported cement from Vietnam

The probe was stemmed from Cemex Philippines, Holcim Philippines and Republic Cement The Department of Trade and Industry of Philippines has opened a preliminary investigation on imported cement from ...

20

Apr 2021
Holcim Philippines launches water repellent cement

The new product, called Holcim Aqua X, is designed to protect structures from damage and deterioration caused by water Holcim Philippines has launched a new water repellent cement, in response to customers’ ...

20

Apr 2021
Holcim Philippines launches water repellent cement

The new product, called Holcim Aqua X, is designed to protect structures from damage and deterioration caused by water Holcim Philippines has launched a new water repellent cement, in response to customers’ ...

09

Apr 2021
Philippines industrial output declines on refined petroleum products drop

The Petron Corp’s refinery is temporarily closed since February The total output of Philippines’ factories in February declined by 43.6 percent year-on-year following the temporary closure of Petron ...

25

Mar 2021
Building materials' cost in the Philippines decreases to 7-month low in February

Construction Index in the country dropped to 1.1 percent In the Philippines, retail prices of construction materials in the National Capital Region decreased again in February, reports PhilStar. The ...

09

Mar 2021
Ayala Group confirms divestment of its coal-fired power plant in the Philippines

A divestment of USD 450 million was confirmed by the Ayala Group for its coal-fired power plant in Lanao del Norte The Ayala Group, headquartered in the Philippines, confirmed a divestment of at least ...

05

Mar 2021
Holcim Philippines to upgrade its Bulacan plant

The company will spend PHP 121.5 million for this year and the next in the modernisation Holcim Philippines announced it will spend PHP 121.5 million for this year and the next to upgrade its Bulacan ...

26

Feb 2021
Increase in prices of building materials in the Philippines slows down in January

The construction materials retail price index in rose only 1.2 percent year-on-year in January The increase in January retail prices of construction materials in the National Capital Region of the Philippines ...

22

Feb 2021
Philippines' cement manufacturers support DTI's Build Lokal Campaig

The producer's association and the federation of industries are promoting the government campaign The Cement Manufacturers Association of the Philippines (CeMAP) has partnered with the Federation of ...

10

Feb 2021
Star Scientific to replace coal-fired power with green hydrogen in the Philippines

The company signed a deal with the Department of Energy of the Philippines to use its hydrogen tech Australia-based Star Scientific disclosed it has signed a deal with the Department of Energy of the ...

19

Jan 2021
Holcim Philippines to improve alternative fuel processing at its Bulacan plant

The company will invest PHP 121.5 million until 2022 Holcim Philippines has announced it will invest PHP 121.5 million until 2022 to improve the alternative fuel processing facility at its cement plant ...

19

Jan 2021
Philippines' Department of Energy discloses scope of ban on coal plants

The department will no longer accept applications for new planned facilities The Department of Energy (DoE) of the Philippines said that existing coal-fired power plants in the country are excluded ...

11

Jan 2021
Philippines to open facility to evaluate cement quality

The government-run facility may swing into operations by the third quarter of this year The Philippines may see its first government facility to evaluate cement quality swing into operations by the third ...

07

Jan 2021
Holcim Philippines launches new a new multipurpose mortar product

The product, called Holcim Multifix, is a combination of sand and cement enhanced with polymer that can be activated just by adding water Cement maker Holcim Philippines announced it has developed a ...

11

Dec 2020
Two Cemex's plants in Philippines achieve ISO certificatio

The EnMS certification means the company has minimized environmental impact by reducing its greenhouse gas emission Cemex in Philippines announced it has recently secured the International Standard ...

08

Dec 2020
Philippines' department of trade hikes import duty for cement

It has increased to PHP 9.80 on 40-kilogram bag of imported cement, higher than the original PHP 9 duty it ordered last year The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) of Philippines hiked the second ...

08

Dec 2020
Philippines' department of trade hikes import duty for cement

It has increased to PHP 9.80 on 40-kilogram bag of imported cement, higher than the original PHP 9 duty it ordered last year The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) of Philippines hiked the second ...

07

Dec 2020
Philippines' Department of Trade slaps a PHP 9.80-additional duty per bag of imported cement

The duty was imposed for the second year of the cement industry’s safeguard measures protection The Philippines' Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has slapped a PHP 9.80-additional duty per 40-kilogram ...

02

Dec 2020
Philippines government exempts cement from tariff cuts

These domestic industries will be protected from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) The government of the Philippines has exempted most of the farm produce and some industrial products ...

27

Nov 2020
Coal still accounts for over half of Philippines’ electricity output

The country’s peak electricity demand was logged in October or during the cold season Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM) recently released data indicating that the Philippines remains heavily ...

27

Nov 2020
Coal still accounts for over half of Philippines’ electricity output

The country’s peak electricity demand was logged in October or during the cold season ...To read the full article on CoalWeek, click here.

24

Nov 2020
Holcim Philippines to merge two subsidiaries

The company will hold a special stockholders meeting on January, 15, 2021, for the approval of the planned transaction Holcim Philippines Manufacturing Corp. will merge Bulkcem Philippine Inc. and MabiniGrinding ...

24

Nov 2020
Philippines declares moratorium on future coal power projects

The move signals the country’s possible shift towards renewable energy The Philippines’s energy secretary, Alfonso Cusi, on October 27 announced that the country has declared a moratorium on new coal-fired ...

23

Nov 2020
Cement manufacturers to ensure supply for provinces hit by typhoon in the Philippines

Typhoon “Rolly” affected 90 percent of households in the Bicol Region The Cement Manufacturers Association of the Philippines' (CeMAP) members have committed to ensure supply and zero the shortage of ...

13

Nov 2020
Taiheiyo Cement to build a new production line in the Philippines

The investment in the new line will amount to JPY 30 billion Japan's Taiheiyo Cement has announced on November 10 that will construct a new JPY 30 billion production line in the Philippines, to increase ...

12

Nov 2020
Taiheiyo Cement to build a new cement line in the Philippines

... Philippines, to expand its local output capacity, writes Business World. The local subsidiary, Taiheiyo Cement Philippines, will build the new line and expand shipping bases to Luzon, Iloilo and Davao, ...

09

Nov 2020
PhilCement commits to new labeling rules issued by Philippines authorities

... together for stability and quality of construction materials in the country, after the Cement Manufacturers of the Philippines (CeMAP) called the attention of the DTI to look into the labeling of Philcement ...

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