THBB, the Regional System Operator of the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC), and KGS Economic Enterprise (KGS), the Certification Body of the Council, continue to work intensively for the companies applying for certification by the Sorumlu Responsible Use of Resources System ”.
Accordingly, the facilities of ÇİMKO Çimento ve Beton Sanayi Ticaret AŞ, which applied to certify two ready-mixed concrete facilities, were inspected by KGS. As a result of the inspections, the ÇİMKO Osmaniye Ready-Mixed Concrete Plant and the Altınşehir Ready-Mixed Concrete Plant in Adıyaman are entitled to receive the “Concrete Sustainability Council Responsible Use of Resources Certificate”. kazanwas. Following these certifications, an application was made for the certification of ÇİMKO, Narlı Cement Factory. As a result of the inspections carried out by KGS, ÇİMKO Çimento's Narlı Cement Factory is also entitled to receive the “Concrete Sustainability Council Responsible Use of Resources Certificate”. kazanwas. After the "Responsible Use of Resources Certification System" became active in our country, ÇİMKO achieved an important success by certifying its 3 facilities. ÇİMKO later increased the certification level of Osmaniye and Altınşehir Ready-Mixed Concrete Facilities to silver level.
A ceremony was held in Gaziantep, hosted by ÇİMKO, to present the documents of the facilities that achieved this important success. Gaziantep Governor Davut Gül, Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Fatma Şahin, Şehitkamil Mayor Rıdvan Fadıloğlu, Şahinbey Mayor Mehmet Tahmazoğlu, ERMCO and THBB President Yavuz Işık, Honorary Chairman of SANKO Holding Board of Directors Abdulkadir Konukoğlu, SANKO Holding Management Deputy Chairman of the Board Adil Sani Konukoğlu, General Manager of ÇİMKO Dr. Önder Kırca, THBB Secretary General Aslı Özbora Tarhan, KGS Economic Enterprise Director Selçuk Uçar, senior civil administrators in Gaziantep, heads of chambers and unions, university representatives, SANKO Holding executives and guests attended. ÇİMKO's right to receive kazanERMCO and THBB President Yavuz Işık presented the documents to the officials of ÇİMKO Narlı Cement Factory and Osmaniye and Altınşehir Ready-Mixed Concrete Facilities.
Yavuz Işık: ile With this certification system, our sector has achieved a globally accepted model that improves its sustainability performance. ”
ERMCO and THBB President Yavuz Işık, in his speech at the ceremony, said, “It is becoming more and more important in almost every sector. kazanThe title of sustainability means a lot, especially for our industry. With sustainability, it is aimed to meet our current needs without compromising the needs of future generations. In line with this goal, the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) was established in 2016. As THBB, we acted as the 'System Operator' of this certification in Turkey, in addition to being a member of the council. In addition, our independent self-control mechanism, KGS, was also authorized by the Council and appointed as the 'Certification Body'. CSC offers a Responsible Use of Resources Certification model for concrete and its two most important components, cement and aggregate materials. With this certification system, our industry has attained a globally accepted model that improves its sustainability performance. Thus, the sensitivity and efforts of the concrete, cement and aggregate producers in our sector on sustainability; With a reliable, independent, data-based documentation process, it was ensured to be shown to the whole world. ÇİMKO, a member of our Association, took a very responsible step regarding sustainability and immediately joined this system, which was first implemented in 2017 and adapted to our country in 2018, at the end of 2018. Right to receive “Responsible Use of Resources Certificate” kazanI congratulate ÇİMKO, a member of our Association, for its achievements and wish these certifications to lead to great success.” said.
Önder Kırca: ım Our aim is to take all our facilities to this level and to be a pioneer in responsible use of resources in our sector and especially in our region. ”
CIMKO General Manager Dr. In his speech at the CSC ceremony, Önder Kırca said, “ÇİMKO combines the goal of world-class quality production with sustainability principles. Our Narlı Factory is the best practice example in this field with the lowest emission values in Turkey. We have presented the most concrete proof of our efforts in sustainability by successfully completing the CSC certification process given by THBB, the Regional System Operator of the Concrete Sustainability Council. In this process, we deserve CSC certification with our way of doing business under the headings of management, environment, economy and social practices and the work outputs we have produced. kazansteep. Being among the first cement factories and ready-mixed concrete facilities in our country to have CSC certification was both a reward for our efforts and a motivation tool to spread this standard to our other facilities. Our aim is to be a pioneer in the responsible use of resources in our sector and especially in our region by bringing all our facilities to this level. We are working to further the SANKO Group, of which we are a member, the goal of 'giving back to these lands what it has taken from these lands', together with the title of 'Company Using Its Resources Responsibly'.” said.