By James A. Loyola
Aboitiz Construction, Inc. will lend its capability and expertise to affiliate Republic Cement and Building Materials, Inc., specifically for the latter’s two high-value projects in Bulacan and Cebu.
The recently-inked project contracts call for structural and mechanical works to be completed by Aboitiz Construction in Republic Cement’s Bulacan and Cebu sites in 11 months.
Republic Cement, the infrastructure business unit of the Aboitiz Group, has worked with Aboitiz Construction for some of its projects since 2017.
“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 Aboitiz Construction President and Chief Operating Officer Albert A. Ignacio Jr.
To further support the country’s infrastructure growth, Republic Cement 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 Republic Cement Services, Inc. President Nabil Francis.