Armando Iachini: How Construcciones Yamaro is Today a Responsible Company

For Construcciones Yamaro, taking care of the environment and the welfare of the communities that live in it has become as important as the work itself, and the reasons vary in number and in nature.

Armando Iachini: How Construcciones Yamaro is Today a Responsible Company
Working together

Construcciones Yamaro has received many benefits since its beginning because it has considered environmental protection and the practice of social responsibility in every work the company performs. Some of the benefits:

  • The company manages the production activities towards the use of new technological alternatives that allow optimization of work and the protection of employees, thus favoring access to more demanding markets, power continuously innovation and creativity, the diversification of the economy.
  • Corporate environmental responsibility allows achieving sustainable development by favoring the creation of new opportunities and constant re-engineering business activities.
  • Improves image and credibility of the company.

The values considered by the company in each one of its construction works are perseverance, sacrifice, honesty, compromise, dedication and high quality of work, with the aim of creating jobs, moving the country’s economy and also being able with care, maintenance and recovery of spaces throughout the national territory.

Armando Iachini: How Construcciones Yamaro is Today a Responsible Company
Considering every aspect

Armando Iachini, manager of Construcciones Yamaro, ensures that the term Social Responsibility is not a new sentence for them; he claims that for many years in the country the company has offered its part since they believe that the country has given the company the opportunity to grow as a great team.

Today, in order to meet the requirements of the Venezuelan law, Constructiones Yamaro has established mechanisms for working with communities where high national scale works are being performed. Additionally, Armando Iachini says that what Construcciones Yamaro does is to get into the community to make a contribution in working together with the people, raising the most important awareness and values. In his opinion, talking about this and taking these actions is more than a gift; the company offers options for each sector to value what they receive.

In the case of Social Commitment, Construcciones Yamaro has:

  • Budget item.
  • Personnel serving communities.
  • The company caters to requirements.
  • The company does not limit it work to the budget; it can allocate more resources if necessary.
Armando Iachini: How Construcciones Yamaro is Today a Responsible Company
Benefits for the communities

Finally, in order to avoid causing more damage to the environment in the Venezuelan environment in which the company operates, Construcciones Yamaro seeks to use materials that do not emit toxic substances neither in the production process nor in construction, in order to avoid unhealthy or dangerous risks for those who inhabit the surrounding environments. In this regard, the work at Construcciones Yamaro must be designed in such a way that the products do not emit pollutants or waste that may change the quality of the environment and create danger to people, animals or plants.

Each day, month and year that pass, construction firm, as well as Construcciones Yamaro, are seeing to the sustainability and environmental situation before undertaking construction work, to the point of valuing waste generated or incinerate to avoid harmful consequences.

Armando Iachini: CSR: A Serious Business for Construcciones Yamaro

A productive company has not necessarily to be worthy of a successful CSRSocial commitment is related to a worker to ensure the compliance with this commitment. This is the starting point of this topic. Constructiones Yamaro works with the communities where high national scale works are being performed. Armando Iachini –CEO of Construcciones Yamaro– says that what Construcciones Yamaro does is to get the community to make a contribution in working together with them, raising awareness and values.

Armando Iachini: CSR: A Serious Business for Construcciones Yamaro
Responsible team of Construcciones Yamaro

In this sense, Construcciones Yamaro CA promotes the constant review of the human profile of all who are involved in its projects, always committed to the implementation of works made by impeccable and protected entrepreneurs in the course of their operational works.

For Construcciones Yamaro, more than 45 years of sustained activity and social commitment is not a game. Two of their great works are: La Cota Mil Caracas and El Distributor La Araña, which are good examples of road modernization of the capital city created by the company. Today, some people still remember the Ministry of Defense because of its headquarters –also in the hands of Construcciones Yamaro.- Others speak of the company because its newest great work and one of the most important monuments of the country: Memorial Divina Pastora in Lara state, which gives the Venezuelan Catholic faith a place to be in a spiritual touch with the Divina Pastora.

With more than four decades of hard work, Construcciones Yamaro is leader in the field of roads. This company has machinery and the latest equipment, highly qualified human capital and also knows that this work is not only about building roads and works that have an impact on economic and social development in Venezuela, but to build dreams for communities, cities and the country. This makes the company a model of hard work and an obligatory reference in the construction sector.

Armando Iachini: CSR: A Serious Business for Construcciones Yamaro
Building the dreams of the communities

On corporate social responsibility, the company is always working together with the communities where Construcciones Yamaro operates. The company shares knowledge not only about construction, but works to create public awareness and values to appreciate, protect and preserve the work in which everyone participates. To achieve the success of its activities with communities, Construcciones Yamaro has:

  • Budget heading with the possibility of increasing resources.
  • Trained staff to assist the needs of communities.
  • Revision and care requirements.

Additionally, all those involved in construction are prepared to guard against the risk of accidents to which they are exposed in any of the construction areas. Construcciones Yamaro cares and looks after the health of their workers. This makes the company a model in industrial safety.

Armando Iachini: CSR: A Serious Business for Construcciones Yamaro
Designing with “green conscious”

The new challenge, and in order to be at the forefront of the countries to lead the way in implementing CSR in construction, Construcciones Yamaro considers new alternative “green works” to increase the electrical efficiency and to reduce budget costs and water consumption, but always thinking about improving the quality of life of the communities and the environment.

For now, Construcciones Yamaro continues to protect the environment with the use of sustainable materials. Since its creation, Construcciones Yamaro has learned that construction activity has always an important impact to the planet and those who inhabit it, so that minimizes the environmental impact that can generate their works.

Construcciones Yamaro: Environment, Social Commitment & Industry Safety

Brief description of works. Through the history, Construcciones Yamaro has been dabbling in various road works in different states in Venezuela. Since 1991, Construcciones Yamaro expanded into other states such as Sucre, Monagas, Portuguesa, Barinas and Lara, where the company does different works in the construction industry.

Construcciones Yamaro: Environment, Social Commitment & Industry Safety
Construction activities

Today, the company is performing earthworks for the construction of roads, urban development, landfills and water works, all of this by using highly qualified machinery. In addition, the company is working on concrete activities:

  • drainage,
  • containment works,
  • bridges,
  • walls,
  • gabions and
  • earth walls armed volume of poured concrete.

Social Commitment. The values of Construcciones Yamaro are perseverance, sacrifice, honesty, compromise, dedication and high quality of work. The main objectives are: creating jobs, move the country’s economy and also be able with care, maintenance and recovery of spaces throughout the national territory.

Construcciones Yamaro: Environment, Social Commitment & Industry Safety
Commitment with the environment

In order to meet the requirements of the Venezuelan law, Constructiones Yamaro works with the communities where high national scale works are being performed. Armando Iachini –CEO of the Construcciones Yamaro- says that what Construcciones Yamaro does is to get the community to make a contribution in working together with them, raising awareness and values.

In the case of Social Commitment, the company offers:

  • The company does not limit it work to the budget; it can allocate more resources if necessary.
  • Budget item.
  • The company caters to requirements.
  • Personnel serving communities.

Industry Safe. The works related to construction may bring various risks, including those about physical aspects. These risks factor can be:

  • noise,
  • heat,
  • cold,
  • vibration,

Some of those risks, for example, a loud noise, could probably cause hearing loss if there is not proper protection used; and in the construction industry the machinery is not very silent. In these cases, a company that has to be identified as a preventing construction company is Construcciones Yamaro, which looks after every incident related to construction. To speak about industrial safety, do not miss Construcciones Yamaro.

Construcciones Yamaro: Environment, Social Commitment & Industry Safety
Industry safety

The Environment. Construction of buildings and infrastructure affects the environment in two main ways. It is important then that construction companies focus more on minimizing waste production, maximizing the use of recycling, and creating sustainable buildings.

Construcciones Yamaro has over 40 years of raising important major works for the country and the company got ahead, being an example of management and entrepreneurship. This company also has great interest and compromise with its workers, employees and the Venezuelan society. Terms related to safety and environment are some of the most important aspects considered in every work Construcciones Yamaro does.

Construcciones Yamaro C.A. is a company always aware of the environmental impact of the construction works in the country and knows how to minimize it at a maximum point. There are more sustainable materials than others in the construction sector. For example, wood is one of them because of their characteristic of reuse, recycling and renewal. A very good characteristic of this material is that once it is used it can become biomass or it can be used to build agglomerate.

Armando Iachini: Sambil, a Construction Company Committed with the Communities 

Social responsibility is not something new in the business world, but in recent years it is acquiring a new dimension due to the interests involved, demanding a careful management as in any area of strategic value. It is believed that social responsibility is something interesting and important, but is not part of the commitment of a company, which is: providing quality products and services at a good price and get an economic benefit from it.

Sambil promotes events that allow exchange between the members of each one of the communities that make up the regions where the company operates. Be informed about all the activities for the good of the communities down below:

  • Sambil Solidario. Sambil Venezuela extends its hands to those communities affected by natural events, enabling its infrastructures and spaces as collection centers.

    Armando Iachini: Sambil, a Construction Company Committed with the Communities 
    Sambil Mall

  • ¿Quieres ser mi Estrella de Navidad? It is a charitable activity in a context of the participation of tenants, suppliers, staff and visitors of Sambil, which aims to raise funds to cover the treatment of children with cancer through the presentation and sale of Christmas cards.
  • Campaigns of Environmental Conservation.  Aware of its commitment to the environment, Sambil develops campaigns of energy saving, recycling and special tree planting days involving the community.
  • Donate your Book. In September, when children return to classes, anyone, editorial, company or institution can donate books in good condition that will be given to public libraries in each region where Sambil operates.

Sambil Venezuela through their marketing departments in each of the shopping centers, services and entertainment, opens spaces to culture, framed in different activities that project Venezuelan and foreign artists, eager to showcase their work. These programs are:

An orchestra in my school

It is program for public schools in the surrounding areas of the Sambil shopping centers nationwide. It seeks to integrate the entire community and to consolidate an artistic and musical training of students.

Educational institutions involved in this project are:

  • U.E “Nuestra Señora del Sagrado Corazón”. Maracibo, Zulia State.
  • “Primary School Güere”. Valencia, Carabobo State.
  • Unidad Educativa Municipal “Romulo Gallegos”. San Cristobal, Tachira State.
  • Unidad Educativa “Libertador”. Chacao, Capital District.
  • Unidad Educativa “Petra Suarez de Piñerua” Margarita, Nueva Esparta State.
  • Unidad Educativa “Gladys Briseño Mendez”. Barquisimet, Lara State.
  • Venezuelan Association of Orchids

For more than 5 consecutive years it has been held the exhibition of orchids working together with the Venezuelan Orchid Society at the facilities of Centro Sambil Caracas. This exhibition brings together over 5,000 people daily.

Open Salsa Casino

Armando Iachini: Sambil, a Construction Company Committed with the Communities 
Salsa Casino supported by Sambil

Sambil Venezuela, in partnership with distinguished academies of Salsa Casino organizes competitions and workshops of Salsa Casino in the facilities of the Centro Sambil every year.

Sports

Armando Iachini: Sambil, a Construction Company Committed with the Communities 
Chess Championships

In order to extend the recreational sports activities, Sambil Venezuela offers the community an opportunity to participate in various events:

Chess Championships. The Sambil Shopping Centers organize free Chess Championships supported by the Venezuelan Chess Federation, designed for visitors who wish to participate in these special events.

Supporting Sports Events. The alliance with various sport federations have become the spaces of Sambil Venezuela into places where many championship and competitions are held in different disciplines.

Construction Companies Committed with People and Environment

Many of the companies in the construction sector in Venezuela are not only institutions dedicated to build buildingsstreets or highways connected throughout the Venezuelan territory; these companies also have a great sense of respect and commitment to the environment and show that through their actions on behalf of the land and the people. Some of these construction companies are:

Construcciones Yamaro

Construction Companies Committed with People and Environment
Recovery of Roads Thanks to Yamaro

It is a construction company founded in 1969 by two Italian immigrants who came to Venezuela in the 50s in search of a better future for their families. Their career began when they just had a little capital and a single truck to transport construction material. Yamaro started as Subcontractor Company, title that changed in the 70s, when it began a busier and more prosperous work for the workers of Yamaro. In 1974 the company was formally registered as an independent company, and since then, Yamaro works with the construction of roads in the country.

Years later, with 400 workers, Yamaro took the challenge to build the San Fernando Road – Puerto Paez on the border with Colombia. In 1990 Construcciones Yamaro acquired its first asphalt plant, which allowed the company to advance in the construction of highways across the country.

Their values are perseverance, sacrifice, honesty, compromise, dedication and high quality of work, with the aim of creating jobs, move the country’s economy and also care, maintain and recover the spaces throughout the national territory.

Constructora Nase

Constructora Nase is a Venezuelan national firm, founded on December 13, 1972 in the city of Maracaibo, Zulia state, Venezuela. Since its creation, the company has ventured into the piping activities and works related to the water sector in the country, participating in building projects of adduction systems of drinking water in the main cities of the country.

Construction Companies Committed with People and Environment
Working for the country

In the 80s, the vision of Constructora Nase was expanded to services in the oil sector of the country, working with both private and transnational companies, for them to develop large-scale projects in these sectors, such as the installation of pipes ranging from 4 to 120 in diameter, various length and thicknesses; and multidisciplinary projects in engineering, procurement and construction.

During the 40 years of excellent and responsible uninterrupted service, Constructora Nase has established itself among the leading construction companies in the sector nationwide, always demonstrating responsibility, reliability and quality in the performance of the work, thanks to its excellent technical, supervisory and management staff; and with a great quantity and quality of own and specialized machinery for the implementation of these projects.

Constructora Nase takes steadfast commitment to excellence and environmental protection in Venezuela based on the following principles:

  • Constant improvement and pollution prevention
  • Commitment to make healthy practices of environmental control that allow continuous improvement in their environmental management.
  • Commitment to sustainable development that protects the environment and has the potential of constant improvement and strengthening of environmental performance, running processes in an environmentally conscious manner, in order to reduce consumption of resources including chemicals and energy.