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Davao’s Honesty Jeepney: creativity and honesty amid COVID-19 pandemic

A video went viral last March showing re-purposed Shell Rimula engine oil plastic canisters, which were used as container for passengers’ fare. In the video, you will hear a passenger jokingly saying, “Bawal mangupit (stealing is not allowed).”

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Holcim continues supports for construction sector in Davao

Last April 24, 2019, Officials of Holcim Philippines and the Davao Constructors Association Center, Inc. signed a supply agreement for Holcim to provide reliable cement supply to builders in Davao, renewing their supply engagement in 2018which involved 320,000 tons of cement. Holcim will provide up to 400,000 metric tons of cement to the Davao Constructors AssociationCenter, Inc. (DCACI), one of the leading building groups in southern Mindanao with 179 members.

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Mapua emerges number 1 in 2019 Young Builders Design Challenge

Mapúa University’s School of Architecture’s senior students, Dexter Pangan, Czarrina Hernandez, Kendrick Supnet and Erik Joshua Isip won Holcim’s sustainable design contest hailed as 2019 Young Builders Design Challenge, winning over 13 other entries from 8 different schools, bringing home P80,000 prize and P20,000 for their school. The team won with a proposal for building spacious and cost-efficient public schools that are more conducive for learning.

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