Civic organization opposes planned cement manufacturing plant project in Sibonga

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A civic and social organization in Sibonga, Cebu is actively opposing the realization of a planned cement manufacturing plant project in Barangay Sabang, in the coastal town of Sibonga, saying that the project…

Mayor Duterte of Tabogon accused of ’abuse of authority’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The mayor of Tabogon town in northern Cebu is now facing a complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman. Mayor Zigfred Duterte was accused of ‘gravely abusing his authority’ when one of the…

Operators may need to rehabilitate quarry sites before ban will be lifted

Rosalie Abatayo 07/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Quarry operators in Cebu province may need to rehabilitate first the sites where they operate before the Capitol will allow them to resume operations. Governor Gwendolyn Gacia said two teams from the Capitol…

Gwen orders halt on all small-scale quarry operations in Cebu

Rosalie Abatayo 07/01/2019

Cebu City, Philippines—There will be no quarrying activities in the whole of Cebu Province starting Monday, July 1, 2019.  This after Governor Gwendolyn Garcia has issued a memorandum directing the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (Penro)…

Isang Milyong Sipilyo: Naga elementary pupils learn dental hygiene, receive kits

PR 03/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More than 700 pupils from the Cepoc Central Elementary School in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City learned the proper way of brushing their teeth as each received a new set of dental kit when…

DENR to Apo workers: Quarry ban stands

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/29/2018

Despite the appeal of Apo Cement Corporation (Apocemco) employees, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Central Visayas (DENR – 7) stood firm on its decision to suspend the company’’s quarry operations. DENR – 7 Regional…

APO Cement raises prices of cement products amid quarry suspension

Inquirer.net 11/18/2018

APO Cement is raising the price of its cement products by P10 per bag in Cebu and other parts of Visayas, citing the suspension of its main supplier after the landslide in Cebu months ago. In a…

Court bars Apo from conducting quarry operations in Naga

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/09/2018

A TRIAL judge on Friday ordered Apo Land and Quarry Corp. (ALQC) to stop all their quarry operations in the City of Naga, south Cebu. Judge Dennis Larrobis of the Regional Trial Court Branch 76 issued a…

MGB-7 lifts suspension vs. quarry operations

Futch Anthony Inso 10/13/2018

Except for the operations of APO Land and Quarry Corp. (ALQC) in Naga City, Cebu which will remain suspended, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) has lifted its suspension order against eight large-scale mining…

Inspection of quarry sites continues

Zena Magto 10/10/2018

The Cebu Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office have yet to finish inspecting the quarry sites in Cebu. PENRO chief Jason Lozano said some quarry operators have yet to comply with some requirements. He said quarry sites…

Imbistigahon ang mga landslide aron makapasikat?

Lloyd Suarez 10/07/2018

Unsa may tuyo ug tumong niining ipahigayon nga House congressional hearing ug Senate inquiry sa nahitabong landslide sa Naga Cebu ug Itugon Benguet nga namatyan og daghang kinabuhi? In aid of legislation or in aid of reelection…

Cimatu expresses doubts quarry caused deadly Naga landslide

Rosalie O. Abatayo and Melvin Gascon 10/02/2018

WHILE growing up, Procesa Aliganga was accustomed to the quarry operations of a cement firm which was just 50 meters away from her home in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City, Cebu. She added the quarry operations of Apo…

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