Green Island Cement

Introduction

Green Island Cement Company Limited is a local leading cement manufacturer and distributor of cement and cementitious products in Hong Kong. We are dedicated to maintain our “Green Island” quality label in the industry with environmental friendly production process and develop our environmentally related activities on global basis.

The holding company, Green Island Cement (Holdings) Limited, is a wholly owned subsidiary of CK Infrastructure Holdings Limited (“CKI”). CKI is the largest publicly listed infrastructure company in Hong Kong with diversified investments in Energy Infrastructure, Transportation Infrastructure and Infrastructure Related Business. CKI has operations in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the Philippines.

Green Island Cement was founded in 1886 at Ilha Verde (Green Island) in Macau, with its incorporation in Hong Kong on the 3rd January 1887. It is, therefore, one of the oldest companies still operating in the Territory.

The Group now operates the only integrated cement plant in Hong Kong and has two cement operations in South China. The shipping and mining activities together form the arms of the group to maintain its interest in South East Asia. In addition, the Group is also aggressively seeking other business opportunities in environmental development.

 

Company Mission

To maintain "Green Island" as a quality label.
To maintain Green Island's position as the leading manufacturer and distributor of cement and cementitious products in Hong Kong.
To maintain an environmental friendly production process which enhances an efficient and effective waste management feature.
To develop and expand on a global basis the Company's environmentally related activities.

Company Commitments

As a responsible member of our society, Green Island cares about people and the environment in a proactive manner. Our goals are to provide quality products and services to meet the expectations and needs of our customers and the community. We work towards these goals through the use of an integrated quality, environmental, safety and health management system.

We evaluate objectives and targets of significant aspects periodically according to the documented framework. We gear on continual improvements on quality, pollution prevention, environmental preservation, safety, health, and welfare of involved parties.

We commit to comply with legal and other requirements, and to excel ourselves beyond regulatory compliance. We endeavor to minimize risk and adverse impacts caused by our operation.

We will communicate this policy to all of our employees and make it available to the public, as a means to ensure their understanding, commitment, and active involvement.
A set of guiding principles is disseminated to direct the development of our activities, products and services.

Management

 

Mr. TSANG Pak Chung, Eddy

Chief Executive Officer of CK Infrastructure Materials, Green Island Cement (Holdings) Limited, Green Island International Limited and Anderson Asia (Holdings) Limited. He joined the Cheung Kong Group in January 2005. He is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He holds a Master's degree in Commerce and a Bachelor's degree in Economics.

Mr. Donald Willam JOHNSTON

Executive Director of Anderson Asia (Holdings) Limited, Green Island Cement (Holdings) Limited and Green Island International Limited. He has been with the Cheung Kong Group since 1988. He holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering and is a Chartered Professional Engineer. He is a Member of the Institute of Engineers (Australia) and a Fellow of the Institute of Quarrying.

Mr. CHAN Kai Hung, Alfred

Director of Green Island Cement Company Limited. He has been with us since 1992. He holds a Master's Degree in International Business and a Bachelor's Degree in Transport and Logistics Management. He is a Member of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and a Fellow of The Institute of Quarrying. He is currently Chairman of the Cement Committee of the Hong Kong Construction Materials Association, and Chairman of The Institute of Quarrying Hong Kong Branch.

Mr. LAM Chun Biu

Director of Green Island Cement Company Limited. He has been with us since 1982. He started to take charge of cement plants in China since 1994. From July 2018, Mr. Lam is fully responsible for our Hong Kong and PRC Cement Plant Operations as well as the newly acquired cement grinding plant and jetty operation business in Yunfu. He holds Bachelor’s Degree of Science.

Mr. CHOI Ka Keung

Director of Green Island Environmental Limited, and General Manager of Green Island Cement Company Limited, HK Cement Division. He has been a core member of our Green Island Cement management team since 1983 and has overseen the development of our cement plant in HK. Currently, he will spearhead the operation of our Environmental Business Unit and be fully responsible for all our ongoing and future environmental projects. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science.

Ms. NG Mei Yuk, Ophelia

Finance Director of Green Island Cement Company Limited. She started her career with us in 1989. She is an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. She holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.

 



Mr. LEUNG Fu Keung, SimonGeneral Manager of Group Finance PRC is responsible for the finance and accounting function in China.
Mrs. MA LO Kam Wah, VirginiaGeneral Manager of Group Human Resources and Administration, is responsible for Group's human resources, administration, security, fire services and safety of Group Companies in business of cement, asphalt, shipping and other resources trading.

Our Business

 

Hong Kong Cement Division

The division is operated under Green Island Cement Company Limited (GIC) with the only integrated cement facilities in Hong Kong. The designed capacity of cement grinding and clinker production are 2.5 million tonnes and 1.5 million tonnes respectively.

In addition to Ordinary Portland Cement, GIC produces high early strength and low alkaline cement in Hong Kong and cement products are traded under the brand names of Emerald, Golden Eagle and Special Green Island in assorted packings of 45kg bag as well as in bulk.

Mainland China Division

The Group owns one cement plant in Yunfu, Guangdong Province. Guangdong GITIC Green Island Cement Company Limited is a joint venture operation with a capacity of 800,000 tonnes per annum. The plant is located 5 kilometers from Yunfu City (a city in the western part of Guangdong Province). The nearby Xijiang Liudu Harbour and direct national highway and rail links provide convenient access to other neighboring provinces in China.

Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited further extends its portfolio in Mainland China through the development of new cement production facilities in Yunfu, Guangdong Province. The new facilities are poised to enhance profitability for the Group's materials business in Mainland China.

Green Island Cement (Holdings) Limited, a subsidiary of CK Infrastructure Holdings Limited (“CKI”), concluded the acquisition of 700 acres of land in Yunfu, Guangdong Province where a new flagship cement plant had been built (and now in fully operation).

Mr. Lambert LEUNG, the CEO of CKI Materials, and Mr. Xiao Xiangrong, the Vice Party Secretary of Yun’an County and County Head of Yun’an had signed the official contract on March 8, 2010.

Shipping Business

The division handles the ocean shipping transportation of raw material required by the cement operation of the Group. Materials include limestone and clinker using Handymax and Panamax size vessels. The shipping agency arm renders shipping agency services in Hong Kong for ships calling into Hong Kong.

Limestone Business

Lazi Bay Resources Development Inc. is a joint venture between Green Island Cement Group and a Philippines partner. The joint venture is licensed to mine, process and export high quality limestone from the quarry at Lazi Bay, Siquijor in the Philippines.