Bongbong Marcos picks former

MANILA, Philippines — President-elect Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Friday nominated former Deputy Commissioner Lilia Guillermo to head the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR). “Marcos has chosen Lilia C. Guillermo, a former Deputy Commissioner of the BIR, to head the country’s leading tax collection agency as Commissioner-designate,” Marcos Jr. ‘s press secretary-designate Rose Beatrix Cruz-Angeles said in […]

Demand for desalinated water to go up next year

CEBU, Philippines – Bulk water provider Mactan Rock Industries Inc., (MRII) sees more demand for desalinated water supply by next year, considering that market demand has doubled this year. In a press conference yesterday MRII chairman Antonio Tompar said companies and industries have learned from their experience during the El Niño season, when water scarcity […]

Water provider expands

FREE WATER FOR PARCHED COMMUNITIES.  Mactan Rock Industries Inc. is providing free water to 15 sites in Cebu, including Pardo, Punta Princesa, Banilad, Cabadiangan and Compostela, to help communities cope with water scarcity. It plans to keep up this program until August. CEBU-based bulk water provider Mactan Rock Industries Inc. (MRII) continues to expand its […]

Mactan Rock to introduce ‘for lease’ water solution

MACTAN Rock Industries Inc. (MRII) announced it will be introducing to the market its “for lease” water solutions equipment that would help address the water supply problem in Cebu. MRII chairman Antonio Tompar said the company has invested P50 million to purchase 10 units of water purification and desalination equipment from the United States, which […]

MRII wins bids to supply Iloilo, Bacolod

CEBU, Philippines – CEBU-based bulk water provider, Mactan Rock Industries Inc., (MRII) has pursued expansion plans in the Visayas through joint ventures (JV) with local government units in Bacolod and Iloilo. MRII chairman Antonio Tompar disclosed the company won the bid to provide 150,000 cubic meters of bulk water a day in Bacolod for 35 […]

Demand for desalinated water in Cebu up by 60%

CEBU, Philippines – Cebu-based bulk water provider Mactan Rock Industries inc., (MRII) reported an estimate of 60 percent increase in desalinated water demand in Cebu including Mactan Island. The increased requirement of industries for water supply specially from manufacturing plants, tourism related establishments, retail buildings, pushed the strong acceptance of water desalination technology, said MRII […]

Baciwa officially awards bulk water supply project to Cebu-based firm

THE Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) has formally awarded its bulk water supply project to Cebu-based Mactan Rock Industries Inc. (MRII) and its consortium pending the signing of the contract. Baciwa Director David Villanueva confirmed this Monday, saying that the water utility firm has recently sent the notice of award to the MRII and its […]

Mactan Rock wins Baciwa contract

The board of the Bacolod City Water District decided unanimously to award the P1.2 billion Bulk Water Supply project to the sole bidder, Mactan Rock Industries Inc. and its partners, Tubig Pilipinas and TGV Builders Inc., Board Member David Villanueva, said yesterday. The decision was made by the Baciwa Board, during its regular meeting, Wednesday, […]

Mactan Rock bags Baciwa bulk water supply deal

CEBU-BASED Mactan Rock Industries Inc. (MRII), with its partners Tubig Pilipinas Group Inc. and TGV Builders Inc., was awarded the Bacolod City Water District (Baciwa) bulk water supply contract more than two months after it pre-qualified for the project. Mactan Rock was the lone bidder for both the Injection Points 1 and 2 during the […]

Strike 2: Mactan Rock bags Mansilingan injection point

BACOLOD City – Mactan Rock Industries, Inc. dominated the two-day bidding for the Bacolod City Water District’s (Baciwa) bulk water supply project. Like Wednesday’s bidding for the supply of water to the Barangay Granda injection point, Mactan Rock was the only company that joined Thursday’s bidding for the Barangay Mansilingan injection point.Based on its bid […]