Philippines: The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) plans to establish a new cement testing facility. The Philippine News Agency has reported that the department has made an allocation in its 2021 budget for the facility.
DTI Bureau of Product Standards (BPS) Catajay said “For setting up a testing facility for cement by BPS, our target is to finish within the first half of 2021. Our procurement of equipment is on-going, so that we can conduct testing in the third quarter of 2021.”
The Philippines presently has two cement testing facilities.