Cemex Philippines facing legal action over landslides in Naga

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Philippines: Cemex Philippines is facing legal action in relation to the quarry operations of its subsidiary in Naga following a landslide that killed nearly 80 people in September 2018. It said that it had received a summons order for the class suit along with its subsidiary APO Cement, according to the BusinessWorld newspaper. The defendants also include APO Land & Quarry, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office VII, the City Government of Naga and the Province of Cebu. The lawsuit is attempting to seek damages of up to US$80m on environmental grounds on relation to the quarry.

Last modified on 21 November 2018

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