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‘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

Clark International Airport is a finalist in architecture awards

Clark International Airport is a finalist in architecture awards

THE CLARK International Airport has been named as one of the finalists in the 2021 World Selection of the Prix Versailles Architecture and Design Awards under the Airport Category. Finalists of the Prix Versailles are chosen for their innovative design and connection to their local area’s culture and heritage. “The World Selections pay tribute to... continue reading

SMC sees airport project as first green city

SMC sees airport project as first green city

San Miguel Corp. sees its airport and aerocity project in Bulakan, Bulacan as sliver lining amid the challenges the country is facing because of the global pandemic. “I want to emphasize to our countrymen that what we are building is more than just an international gateway with four runways, with an infrastructure network to connect... continue reading

LRT-1 partners with P2P bus service for NAIA, PITX connection

LRT-1 partners with P2P bus service for NAIA, PITX connection

MANILA – Going to key air and land transportation hubs in Metro Manila is now easier after the Light Rail Manila Corporation (LRMC) partnered with UBE Express Inc. (UBEx) for direct point-to-point (P2P) connections to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX). In a statement on Tuesday, the LRMC... continue reading

Bulacan airport: model for green cities

Bulacan airport: model for green cities

San Miguel Corporation (SMC)’s P740-billion New Manila International Airport in Bulacan will be the first “pacesetter for green cities” in the country, addressing social and environmental concerns to be both sustainable and equitable, according to top urban planner Felino “Jun” Palafox Jr. The “airport plus city” or “aerocity” will adopt practices that its master planner... continue reading

#MBSideTrip: CCLEX nears completion as remaining gap about to be closed

#MBSideTrip: CCLEX nears completion as remaining gap about to be closed

The Cebu Cordova Link Expressway (CCLEX) is nearing its completion as there are just only a few meters left before its remaining gap becomes fully closed. “As of today, August 25, 2021, there are just 20 meters left before the 390-meter bridge deck will be connected,” as posted by the bridge’s Facebook Page. CCLEX will... continue reading