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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

MPTC invests P2 billion to link Cavitex, Calax

MPTC invests P2 billion to link Cavitex, Calax

MANILA, Philippines — Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. (MPTC) is investing P2 billion to link the Manila–Cavite Toll Expressway (CAVITEX) and Cavite–Laguna Expressway (CALAX). Roberto Bontia, president and general manager of MPTC-unit Cavitex Infrastructure Corp. (CIC), said in a virtual briefing yesterday that the construction of the one kilometer connector road may start either late this... continue reading

LOOK: MRT-7 train sets arrive in Philippines from South Korea

LOOK: MRT-7 train sets arrive in Philippines from South Korea

MANILA – San Miguel Corp said two train sets for its MRT-7 project arrived in the Philippines on Monday from South Korea. SMC president and CEO Ramon Ang announced the arrival of the train sets on his personal Facebook page on Tuesday. Ang said a total of six train cars arrived and were being unloaded... continue reading

CCLEX main bridge deck close to completion

CCLEX main bridge deck close to completion

The construction of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway’s (CCLEX) main bridge deck is drawing to a close, with merely 11 meters left before the gap is filled. Remaining works on the main bridge are now only composed of two segments, all at Tower 1, and the final closing segment that will connect to Tower 2’s deck.... continue reading

SMC’s MRT-7 train cars to start arriving next week

SMC’s MRT-7 train cars to start arriving next week

SAN Miguel Corp. (SMC) announced on Wednesday that the first batch of train cars for the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) Line-7 project, which is targeted for completion next year, will arrive in the Philippines next week. “The trains, which consist of six cars, or two train sets procured from South Korea’s Hyundai ROTEM, have cleared... continue reading