Friday, March 20, 2020


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20 MAR 2020
SMC unit to build power plants in Quezon

03 MAR 2020
SMC unit maintains no billing statement received from by PSALM

02 MAR 2020
Bulacan airport delay worries investors

29 FEB 2020
PSALM refutes SMC claim about non-billing of nearly P24B payables

27 FEB 2020
MRT-7 QC Memorial Circle station redesign to be presented Friday

26 FEB 2020
Bulacan airport gets DoJ go signal

25 FEB 2020
SMC says dredging project to solve ‘aerotropolis’ flooding concerns

19 FEB 2020
Is Bulacan airport a goner?

08 FEB 2020
SMC approves $3 billion medium term notes

07 FEB 2020
NEDA to approve TPLEX extension

06 FEB 2020
SMC secures top rating for P60-B debt

02 FEB 2020
San Miguel buyout of Holcim worries competition watchdog

17 JAN 2020
MRT-7 now more than half complete, says DPWH

12 JAN 2020
RSA girds for busy 2020

09 JAN 2020
Bulacan airport set to break ground next week

08 JAN 2020
SMC Global Power eyes $500M from perpetual notes issue

06 JAN 2020
Tax appeals court sides with toll firm in P50-million case

24 DEC 2019
Bank of Commerce gets BSP nod for P10-B LTNCD issue

16 DEC 2019
SMC bullish on EDSA skyway project

09 DEC 2019
San Miguel proposes to extend MRT-7 to Bocaue, Bulacan

06 DEC 2019
SMC plans fundraising for infrastructure projects

11 NOV 2019
Skyway extension to be completed by Oct. 2020

09 NOV 2019
Elastic award?

09 NOV 2019
San Miguel’s net income hit P39.7b in first nine months

07 OCT 2019
San Miguel to spend $3b on EDSA toll road

26 SEPT 2019
SMC mulls unsolicited proposal for Panay-Guimaras bridge — Drilon

23 SEPT 2019
Ramon Ang on vintage cars, airports and Philippine Airlines

23 SEPT 2019
SMC shares surge on infra projects

23 SEPT 2019
Swiss challenge for two road projects under review delayed

22 SEPT 2019
PSALM loses bid to junk case vs SMC power unit

20 SEPT 2019
San Miguel pursuing plan on 1.2-km Boracay bridge

18 SEPT 2019
SMC, DOTr set to sign contract for P735-B Bulacan airport

11 SEPT 2019
Petron may sell back Limay plant to SMC Global Power unit

10 SEPT 2019
MRT-7 nearly half-completed

09 SEPT 2019
2 SMC tollways to open this year

06 SEPT 2019
Finally... a new decent airport

04 SEPT 2019
All systems go for SMC’s Bulacan airport

25 JUN 2019
SEC junks JMVC’s motion for reconsideration

24 JUN 2019
SMC seen to bag P5.5-b Boracay bridge project

21 JUN 2019
No challengers in SMC’s planned Bulacan airport

06 JUN 2019
SMC seeks new funding for coal-fired power plants

06 JUN 2019
San Miguel to push for new power projects

05 JUN 2019
SMC tells PSALM to ‘respect sanctity of our agreement’

03 JUN 2019
SMC submits unsolicited proposal for bus terminals

23 MAY 2019
San Miguel a complete infra firm after Holcim acquisition

22 MAY 2019
San Miguel to submit proposal for P35-B water source project

20 MAY 2019
SMC power subsidiary paid P289b to PSALM

12 MAY 2019
SMC plans tender offer for Holcim PHL minority shareholders

10 MAY 2019
Oil, food units drag San Miguel Q1 profit lower

10 MAY 2019
San Miguel Corp. bags Holcim Philippines for $2.2B
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10 MAY 2019
SMC shares spike on rumors it won bidding for Holcim

09 MAY 2019
Petron Q1 profit plunges 78%

25 APR 2019
SMC unit may raise funds anew in 2020

15 APR 2019
SMC to develop more clean coal power plants

13 APR 2019
DOTr starts Swiss challenge for Bulacan airport project

30 MAR 2019
SMC completes requirements for Boracay bridge project proposal
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26 MAR 2019
SMC to break ground on Quezon expressway

15 MAR 2019
SMC recurring income flat in 2018

15 FEB 2019
Swiss challenge for Bulacan airport seen within first quarter

14 JAN 2019
SMC starts P24.4-B Bulacan water project

06 JAN 2019
Bulacan airport ready to take off

03 JAN 2019
SMC-Meralco consortium investing P99b in coal plant

23 DEC 2018
Neda Board OKs Bulacan airport concession deal without gov’t guarantee
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22 DEC 2018
San Miguel set to start water project in Bulacan

17 DEC 2018
Exciting future for SMC

17 DEC 2018
San Miguel Corp. (SMC)

04 DEC 2018
TPLEX extension underway for OPS status, says DPWH

25 NOV 2018
SMC’s tollway unit posts P2.3-b profit

01 NOV 2018
No assurance of flight transfers to Bulacan airport

19 OCT 2018
SMHC to pay for right-of-way acquisition, permits for airport

19 OCT 2018
San Miguel halves food unit share sale, seeks $920 million

16 OCT 2018
BIR confirms San Miguel share swap transaction is tax-free

05 OCT 2018
San Miguel's planned airport in Bulacan gets LGU backing

04 OCT 2018
San Miguel plans power plants’ transition to biomass technology

25 SEPT 2018
PCCI: Bulacan is next growth area

19 SEPT 2018
DoTr to review revised concession contract for Bulacan airport

15 SEPT 2018
SMC confident investors will buy $2.7 B worth of shares in food unit

13 SEPT 2018
SMC unit plans to import palay

12 SEPT 2018
Regulator to look into minority shareholder’s complaint vs SMC

12 SEPT 2018
Duterte: San Miguel's Ang has 'good' airport proposal

11 SEPT 2018
SMC to abide by DOF chief’s conditions for Bulacan airport approval
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10 SEPT 2018
SMC taps Standard Chartered, Sumitomo as financial advisors for airport project

10 SEPT 2018
Razon, Ang take control of Manila North Harb

06 SEPT 2018
Is the Bulacan airport doomed?

03 SEPT 2018
SMC offers to import rice

03 SEPT 2018
SMC hopes to hit P1 trillion revenues by 2019

31 AUG 2018
SMC plans MRT Loop to link Bulacan airport

29 AUG 2018
SMC allots P22.9 billion for Manila North Harbor upgrade

28 AUG 2018
SMC says Bulacan airport project to generate one million jobs

27 AUG 2018
San Miguel set to start Quezon toll road project

24 AUG 2018
Appetite for San Miguel food subsidiary’s follow-on offering will depend on pricing

23 AUG 2018
Biz group backs SMC’s Bulacan airport plan

22 AUG 2018
$15-B project to solve airport woes

22 AUG 2018
San Miguel may get go signal for TPLEx extension by next month

21 AUG 2018
SMC’s tollway company raises profit to P791-million

10 AUG 2018
San Miguel says recurring profit jumps 29% in 1st half

31 JUL 2018
Trial of qualified theft case filed by SMC holdings vs Indonesian partners to proceed – CA
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30 JUL 2018
SMC to ‘invest heavily’ in renewable energy

29 JUL  2018
SMC, PSALM wrangle over P200 B contract compensation

10 JUL 2018
San Miguel to submit unsolicited offer to build P3-B Boracay-Caticlan bridge

29 JUN 2018
SMC’s Bulacan airport bid under ICC review

23 JUN 2018
in the news: Manila Standard's Tony Lopez on San Miguel Corporation

16 JUN 2018
SMC mulls expansion of Malaysia power business

15 JUN 2018
SMC awaits Duterte OK for $15-billion Bulacan airport

15 JUN 2018
SMC plans to build 5-6 new breweries

11 JUN 2018
BIR ordered to return P50 million in excess taxes to San Miguel

07 JUN 2018
DPWH evaluating SMC proposal to extend TPLEX

30 MAY 2018
Three airports, one megapolis

30 MAY 2018
San Miguel proposes 100-km TPLEX extension up to Ilocos

29 MAY 2018
First Gen eyes San Miguel as partner for proposed LNG import facility

11 MAY 2018
SMC recurring profit up 31% in 1st quarter

02 MAY 2018
Build build build airport na!

26 APR 2018
Duterte Greenlights $15.3 Billion of Airport, Rail Projects

11 APR 2018
San Miguel seeks up to $3.6 billion in share sale at merged unit

06 APR 2018
Ang supports Boracay rejuvenation

04 APR 2018
P900 billion worth of infra projects up for NEDA board OK

16 MAR 2018
SMC core profit up 11% in 2017

27 FEB 2018
SMC Global’s acquisition of Masinloc power plant gets go-signal from PCC

08 FEB 2018
San Miguel to spend P700 billion in next 5-7 years

31 JAN 2018
San Miguel selling P30 B retail bonds

29 JAN 2018
SMC’s Bulacan airport proposal remains viable

20 JAN 2018
NEDA evaluating SMC’s flood control project

19 JAN 2018
SMC food unit to conduct follow-on offering by Q2

15 JAN 2018
SMC asked to provide financial details of P700-B airport plan
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09 JAN 2018
San Miguel set to begin construction of C6 expressway

02 JAN 2018
Decision on Bulacan airport seen this month

20 DEC 2017
San Miguel expects P927-b sales

19 DEC 2017
SMC airport, Megawide rail projects move up

19 DEC 2017
San Miguel to buy Masinloc power plant for $1.9 billion

01 DEC 2017
San Miguel to bring SEC to court over P770-million penalty

23 NOV 2017
San Miguel planning to merge packaging unit with SMFBI in the future

11 NOV 2017
San Miguel boosts profit 21% to P43.8 B

08 NOV 2017
San Miguel Yamamura acquires Australian wine bottling, packaging firm

07 NOV 2017
SMC consolidates beverage businesses under Pure Foods

02 NOV 2017
SMC eyes expansion of SLEx, Skyway, NAIAx

28 OCT 2017
SMC's P700-B Bulacan airport proposal up for NEDA Board's deliberation

05 OCT 2017
San Miguel building Marriott hotel, resort in Aklan

02 OCT 2017
San Miguel mulls legal steps as Kaliwa dam project to be funded by China ODA

30 SEPT 2017
San Miguel makes gains in bid to halve water use by 2025
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27 SEPT 2017
SMC Global puts IPO on hold amid PSALM dispute

19 SEPT 2017
DOTr, SMC in talks on Bulacan airport plan
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18 SEPT 2017
San Miguel exits plastic bottled water business

17 SEPT 2017
MRT hub set to begin construction

12 SEPT 2017
Bulacan airport ‘feasible’

08 SEPT 2017
San Miguel to build industrial estate in Mandaue

30 AUG 2017
San Miguel, Northern Cement forms joint venture

08 AUG 2017
$1.5 Billion Nickel Processing Plant in Surigao City to start in 2018

06 AUG 2017
San Miguel Brewery profit up 14% in H1

25 JUL 2017
Davao Light, SMCPC ink power supply contract

13 JUL 2017
San Miguel buys Australian bottler Barossa

13 JUL 2017
SMC eyes venture into electronics manufacturing

10 JUL 2017
SMC still pushing airport in Bulacan

08 JUL 2017
BOI oks San Miguel Food’s P2.4-B meat processing project
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07 JUL 2017
SMC to submit $2-B flood control plan this month

06 JUL 2017
SMC finalizing entry in BMW distributor

27 JUN 2017
Bank of Commerce aims for unibank status this year

26 JUN 2017
SMC infra project on track — Ang

15 JUN 2017
San Miguel group to comply with 20% minimum public float

15 JUN 2017
SMC ready to break ground for $20-B refinery this year

14 JUN 2017
SMC to triple profit by 2020

05 JUN 2017
San Miguel wants SLEX extended to Tagaytay

05 JUN 2017
SMC interested in MRT-3 rehab

05 JUN 2017
Naia Ex… complete

Many Metro Manila motorists would readily agree that the Naia Expressway Phase II public private partnership project is a godsend.

So it was with great pride that San Miguel Corp. president Ramon Ang formally inaugurated the 7.7-kilometer toll road last Thursday. Recall that SMC won the PPP back under President Aquino’s term. It was opened September last year, although partially.

So enthusiastic was Ang that he even decided to drive himself and key government officials during the traditional drive through that accompanies inauguration events like these.

Ang, one of the country’s richest men, is known for his legendary collection of very rare and very expensive cars.

Last Thursday, his automobile of choice was the relatively humble Toyota Hilux pick-up truck.
The guests ferried by the billionaire-chauffeur were Mark Villar (Department of Public Works and Highways), Arthur Tugade (Department of Transportation) and Benjamin Diokno (Department of Budget and Management).

Perhaps the most peculiar aspect of the inauguration was its 11:00 p.m. call time. Some joked: Was it a midnight deal? ( it really wasn’t).

Turns out, the government officials simply wanted to cause as little inconvenience to motorists. Good thinking for a great project. —MIGUEL R. CAMUS

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31 MAY 2017
San Miguel to build beer brewery in US
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30 MAY 2017
SMC proposes $2-B flood control project

26 MAY 2017
SMC set to build $700-m glass plant

22 MAY 2017
SMC power unit to pursue solar-power development

11 MAY 2017
San Miguel nets P13.8 billion in 1stquarter

02 MAY 2017
SMC eyes BRT system

01 MAY 2017
SC’s RE play
Conglomerate San Miguel Corp., in a major foray into the renewable energy space, said it would push forward with a tidal power project, the first in the Philippines when completed.

SMC president Ramon Ang said the company envisioned a 20,000-megawatt project over a decade, which would help bring down the cost of electricity while cutting reliance on less environment-friendly power options.

Details remained scant at this stage. But based on the timing, SMC wanted to move fast on the project. Ang said they would submit a proposal to the Department of Energy “in the next few weeks.” By year-five, SMC should be producing 4,000-MW from its tidal power project.

Tidal energy is a form of hydropower where electricity is produced from the change in water levels from high tide and low tide. Since there are limited sites around the world where a big enough water surge occurs (the US Department of Energy said it should be more than 16 feet), tidal energy projects are less common. France, South Korea, China and Russia are among those with tidal power plants.
Ang said he was unable to name their technology partner at this stage. But he noted the conglomerate’s plan has even attracted the interest of Vietnam’s trade minister.

He noted the Philippines would come first. “This project is not a maybe-we will do this in the Philippines,” Ang said. —MIGUEL R. CAMUS

27 APR 2017
San Miguel sets P554-billion toll road expansion

08 APR 2017
Parts of Regalado Highway to be closed for MRT 7 construction
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05 APR 2017
SMC to list power unit in Q3

03 APR 2017
SMC wants Saigon Brewery

03 APR 2017
SMC to invest $34 B for new projects

29 MAR 2017
SMC plans two Cordillera dams

17 MAR 2017
San Miguel net income up 80 pct to P52B in 2016

15 MAR 2017
SMC to offer retail bonds worth P15B

14 MAR 2017
SMB income up 31% to P17.7 B

06 MAR 2017
SMC cool to propose conversion of Malaya plant into LNG facility

27 FEB 2017
SMC may launch own airline – CAPA

15 FEB 2017
SMC proposes P699-B int’l airport in Bulacan

08 FEB 2017
San Miguel eyes renewable energy venture

06 FEB 2017
Govt starts reviewing SMC airport in Bulacan

06 FEB 2017
SMC acquires Australia’s Portavin in overseas push

26 JAN 2017
SMC offers cheap power

25 JAN 2017
SMC’s Limay coal plant to start commercial operations by May

23 JAN 2017
San Miguel joining all auctions on five airports

18 JAN 2017
San Miguel to spend $300M for brewery expansion in CDO, Laguna

17 JAN 2017
SMC studying new Skyway route to eastern Manila

17 JAN 2017
SMC putting up 3 coal power plants in ARMM

16 JAN 2017
SMC to hit ‘hairy’ revenue goal in 2-3 years
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15 JAN 2017
San Miguel bullish this year

15 JAN 2017
SMC’s power plant bid denied

13 JAN 2017
Govt likely to clear San Miguel and Petron on ash spill allegations

13 JAN 2017
San Miguel group earmarking P218B for expansion in next 3 years
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03 JAN 2017
SMC invests P75B in its food lines

02 JAN 2017
Government studies P400-B flood control, expressway proposal