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Megawide set to start Malolos-Clark railway project

Megawide Construction Corp. and its Korean partners are gearing up for the construction of phase 1 of the Malolos-Clark Railway Project (MCRP) in the second quarter.

Megawide Construction Corp. and its Korean partners are gearing up for the construction of phase 1 of the Malolos-Clark Railway Project (MCRP) in the second quarter.

Last September, the consortium of Megawide, Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd., Dong-ah Geological Engineering Co. Ltd. bagged the Malolos-Clark project package 1 contract, which covers the construction of a 17-kilometer viaduct structure and elevated station buildings in Calumpit, Bulacan and Apalit, Pampanga.

Megawide will build two mobile batching plants to ensure efficient production and delivery of high-quality ready-mix concrete, while the Formworks segment has already begun the installation of temporary facilities at the project site to house various equipment.

The combined contracts for the services is more than P3.1billion –P2.9 billion for the supply of concrete materials, P152 million for the provision of temporary facilities and another P59 million for the initial equipment supply contract.

“Megawide will continue to leverage on its vertically-integrated construction advantage to deliver much-needed infrastructure projects like the MCRP, on time and with high quality and excellent workmanship. Together with our partners, we are ready to begin building a first-world railway that every Filipino deserves,” said Edgar Saavedra, Megawide chairman and CEO.

“The MCRP is part of the 17-kilometer North-South Commuter Railway Project of the Department of Transportation that will link the New Clark City and the Clark International Airport to Metro Manila and nearby cities.

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