Republic Cement taps Aboitiz unit for 2 projects

 Republic Cement’s Teresa Plant in Rizal

Republic Cement’s Teresa Plant in Rizal

ABOITIZ Construction, Inc. has been tapped by its affiliate Republic Cement and Building Materials, Inc. for the latter’s projects in Bulacan and Cebu.

“Much is expected by Republic Cement, and so we aim to do this right and on schedule. We will be able to accomplish this with everyone’s support and cooperation,” said Albert A. Ignacio, Jr., Aboitiz Construction president and chief operating officer, in a statement.

Under the contract, Aboitiz Construction will have to complete within 11 months the structural and mechanical works in the Bulacan and Cebu sites of Republic Cement, the infrastructure business unit of the Aboitiz group. The two had been working on some projects since 2017.

Aboitiz Construction quoted Republic Cement as saying that to support the country’s infrastructure growth, the company is studying initiatives to improve clinker and cement capacity for its plants in Teresa and Batangan and cement production in Iligan.

“Our investment activities are geared towards ensuring the stable supply of construction materials in support of the Philippine government’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ campaign. Ultimately, our goal is to help build a stronger Republic,” said Nabil Francis, president of Republic Cement Services, Inc.

Meanwhile, Aboitiz Construction, a registered triple A General Contractor with the Philippine Contractors Accreditation Board, has over 40 years of construction, fabrication, engineering and project management services. Aboitiz Construction continues to live its purpose of advancing businesses of clients with every structure it builds while, at the same time, advancing communities by the jobs it creates. It provides jobs for over 5,000 workers.

Aboitiz Construction has more than 40 years of construction, fabrication, engineering and project management services. Local cement maker and distributor Republic Cement has presence nationwide. — Victor V. Saulon