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PPP investment model pushed for waste-to-energy facilities

PPP investment model pushed for waste-to-energy facilities

A proposed legislative measure is pushing for a public-private partnership (PPP) investment model that shall be carried out in the development of waste-to-energy (WTE) facilities in the country. Senate Committee on Energy Chairman Sherwin T. Gatchalian stated that Senate Bill 1789 or the proposed Waste-to-Energy Act is under deliberations in Congress. It will provide the... continue reading

SMC gets go signal for Bulacan water project

SMC gets go signal for Bulacan water project

San Miguel Corp. (SMC) has obtained the green light to commence Stage 3 of its Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project (BBWSP). The listed conglomerate, in a statement, said its subsidiary Luzon Clean Water Development Corp. (LCWDC), signed agreements with the respective water districts in the municipalities of Baliwag, Hagonoy, Norzagaray, Pandi, San Ildefonso, San Miguel... continue reading

Talent investment, regional cooperation, and PPPs are keys to greater cyber resilience

Talent investment, regional cooperation, and PPPs are keys to greater cyber resilience

A GROWING talent pool, regional cooperation, and public-private partnerships (PPPs) are keys to increasing cyber resilience, international cybersecurity experts said. “In the Cyber Age, as we experience an accelerated digital transformation, we’re facing security challenges that put a strain on cybersecurity resources. Investing in cyber talent and promoting security awareness and digital education for users... continue reading

LOOK: Ramon Ang gives ‘sneak peek’ inside new MRT-7 trains

LOOK: Ramon Ang gives ‘sneak peek’ inside new MRT-7 trains

MANILA – San Miguel Corp president Ramon Ang on Wednesday gave commuters a “sneak peek” inside the new MRT-7 trains which recently arrived in the country from South Korea. In a Facebook post, Ang said the new train sets were installed on the MRT-7 track along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City. Photos of the trains’... continue reading

Clark airport’s new terminal: Majestic views, modern facilities

Clark airport’s new terminal: Majestic views, modern facilities

BY DECEMBER 2021, local and foreign travelers will be greeted by the majestic view of Mount Arayat in the east and the Sacobia mountain ranges in the west as they land at the new Clark International Airport (CIA) Terminal. Inside, travelers will be welcomed by cathedral ceilings that mimic the jagged stone walling of Central... continue reading

MWSS approves business plan for Stage 3 of San Miguel’s Bulacan Bulk Water project

MWSS approves business plan for Stage 3 of San Miguel’s Bulacan Bulk Water project

Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) has approved the business plan for the third stage of San Miguel Corporation’s (SMC) P24-billion Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project (BBWSP). According to a statement, the MWSS Board of Trustees already approved the Updated Business Plan (UBP) that the Luzon Clean Water Development Corporation (LCWDC), the third concessionaire of... continue reading

PPA expects to award three unsolicited port bids until next year

PPA expects to award three unsolicited port bids until next year

State-run Philippine ports Authority said Monday it is hopeful about awarding three unsolicited port projects to private sector proponents before the end of the Duterte administration in mid-2022. PPA general manager Jay Daniel Santiago said in a virtual briefing the projects that include the modernization of Iloilo Commercial Ports Complex as proposed by International Container... continue reading

Bulacan towns to get affordable water supply

Bulacan towns to get affordable water supply

SAN Miguel Corp. (SMC) announced that more people in Bulacan shall gain access to affordable and reliable potable water supply as it recently formalized agreements with water districts in the province to be covered by Stage 3 of its Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project (BBWSP). SMC said these include the towns of Norzagaray, Hagonoy, Pandi,... continue reading

SMC installs first batch of train sets for MRT-7

SMC installs first batch of train sets for MRT-7

SAN Miguel Corp. (SMC) announced on Sunday that the first train set of the Metro Rail Transit-7 (MRT-7) project in Quezon City had been installed. The second train set was also scheduled to arrive and be installed on Sunday. “The two train sets, consisting of three cars each,… were dispatched to the MRT-7 tracks between... continue reading

‘Stage 3 of Bulacan water facility to start operations in 2023’

‘Stage 3 of Bulacan water facility to start operations in 2023’

San Miguel Corp. (SMC) on Tuesday said the commercial operations of its Bulacan Bulk Water Supply Project (BBWSP)-Stage 3 will start in January 2023 after it formalized agreements with seven water districts in Bulacan, which will be covered by its project. SMC said it was able to forge agreements with the towns of Norzagaray, Hagonoy,... continue reading