True to its commitment to being a good neighbor, Hanson-HeidelbergCement Group through its quarry in Utrera has renewed its collaboration with the CD Manilva Basketbase basketball club in which a total of 160 players from the Malaga municipality play and which it sponsors. since 2015.
Founded in 2012, CD Manilva Basketbase has seven federated teams from pre-minibasket to junior, two of them being female, and four teams from the educational league. In the season that has just ended, the sports club has been champion of the Provincial Golden League in the male cadet category, runner-up in the Federation Cup in the men’s children’s category, runner-up in the Mixed Minibasket League and has held the fourth position respectively in the Andalusian Championship in the men’s children’s category and in the Men’s U-22 Senior League.
The director of the Utrera quarry and head of the Corporate Social Responsibility Plan of this work center, Joaquín Berja, assures that the collaboration with this sports club is “a sign of the commitment we maintain with the sport of the municipality and of our support to the values that sports activity promotes among the youngest ”.
La Utrera quarry maintains close collaboration with its surroundings to try to improve the quality of life of its neighbors. The result of this is the agreement it has with the Casares City Council to promote initiatives such as the launch of a Neurocognitive School in that town, together with the Botika association, the city council and the Association of Municipalities of the Western Costa del Sol. The aim of the school is to respond to the challenge of healthy aging in rural areas, where there are no specialized and adapted resources to meet ever-increasing life expectancy.
Among other initiatives linked to its Corporate Social Responsibility plan, the Utrera quarry of Hanson-HeidelbergCement Group has also collaborated in the disinfection of the public areas of Manilva during the pandemic, in addition to the donation of food for the neediest families.