MPTC, ATN Holdings ink pact for various infra projects

Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. has tapped businessman Arsenio Ng’s ATN Holdings to supply rock aggregates to five of its projects.

MPTC is a major player in the tollway projects of the government’s Build Build Build program.

Among its projects are Habour Link, the Cavite Laguna Expressway, LRT-1 Cavite Extension, NLEX-SLEX connector road and the NLEX expansion.

Under the MOU, ATN will supply 250,000 cubic meters of rock aggregates to MPTC.

.ATN Group operates a 500 ton fully engineered crushing plant. Its new projects include a new 800 ton per hour crushing plant, pre-cast housing facility and several batching plants.

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Armed client holds bank staff hostage to access savings

An armed customer threatening to set himself ablaze held bank workers hostage throughout the day Thursday in Lebanon’s capital, demanding to withdraw his trapped savings to pay hospital fees, security sources and a family member said.

Oil demand rises as gas prices surge: IEA

Global oil demand will rise more than previously forecast this year as heatwaves and soaring gas prices are prompting countries to switch fuels for power generation, the International Energy Agency said Thursday.

Oil demand rises as gas prices surge: IEA

Global oil demand will rise more than previously forecast this year as heatwaves and soaring gas prices are prompting countries to switch fuels for power generation, the International Energy Agency said Thursday.

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