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Megawide to Provide Ready-Mix Concrete for Malolos-Clark Railway Project

by Philippine Resources - May 04, 2021

Megawide Construction Corp announced that it had signed a joint venture agreement to supply ready-mix concrete for the Philippine National Railways Clark Phase 2 or the Malolos-Clark railway project package 1.

Megawide's Batching Plant Unit said on April 21 that it had signed a P2.9 billion subcontracting deal with a joint venture of Hyundai E&C, Megawide, and Dong-ah Geological.

According to the statement, the contract entails the construction and maintenance of concrete batching plants as well as the supply of ready-mix concrete to the project.

From Malolos and Calumpit in Bulacan, as well as Apalit and Minalin in Pampanga, Package 1 of the Malolos-Clark railway project includes 17 kilometres of elevated viaducts, 7 balanced cantilever bridges, and 2 stations. Megawide remarked.

Megawide said it will install two mobile batching plants with rated capacities of 120 and 80 cubic meters per hour and an ice plant in its manufacturing line to maximize temperature and deliver higher-quality concrete as part of the agreement.

“Through our combined expertise in engineering and construction, we would be able to meet and support the demands of the railway project by ensuring operational efficiency and raw material availability, through the steady supply of consistent, high-quality ready-mix concrete,” said Megawide executive vice president Markus Hennig.

The government's Build, Build, Build program includes the 54-kilometre PNR Clark Phase 2 project, which aims to enhance transportation between the National Capital Region and Central Luzon.

 


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