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Republic Cement Wins Presidential Awards for Environmental Preservation Excellence and Best Mining Forest

In recognition of its outstanding achievements and adherence to best practices in quarry operations, safety, and excellence in mining forestry and quarry rehabilitation, Republic Cement & Building Materials (RCBM) emerged as a recipient of multiple awards at the 69th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference. The prestigious event took place at the CAP-John Hay Trade and Cultural Center in Camp John Hay.

Republic Cement Wins Presidential Awards for Environmental Preservation Excellence and Best Mining Forest
RCMB Wins Presidential Awards

Acknowledging RCBM's exemplary contributions, the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association, in collaboration with the Department of Environment & Natural Resources and Mines & Geosciences Bureau, presented the Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award (PMIEA) for Quarry Operations on November 17, 2023. This distinguished accolade was bestowed upon RCBM for its Batangas and Teresa plants, marking the highest recognition in the industry. Furthermore, the Bulacan plant was honored with the Platinum Award in the same category, underscoring the company's commitment to excellence.

Republic Cement’s Bulacan plant has garnered accolades as the Best Mining Forest in the Non-Metallic Category. Simultaneously, the Teresa plant secured the 3rd runner-up commendation in the same category. Additionally, the Batangas plant earned the distinction of being the runner-up for Safest Quarry Operations.

Expressing enthusiasm for future endeavors, RCBM President Lloyd Vicente stated, "We look forward to rising to the challenge of doing even more moving forward to push the responsible management of environmental and natural resources even further."

These achievements underscore Republic Cement's unwavering dedication to its quarry's safe and sustainable operation. The company remains committed to fostering the growth and development of its partner communities while prioritizing the protection, preservation, and enhancement of the environment. This commitment aligns with the overarching goal of building a greener and stronger Republic.

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