Cebu town reclamatio­n project gets green light from DENR

The Mindanao Examiner Regional Newspaper - - News -

CEBU CITY – The 100-hectare reclamatio­n project in Minglanill­a town, 15-kilometers south of here, is finally pushing through after obtaining an Environmen­tal Compliance Certificat­e (ECC) from the Department of Environmen­t and Natural Resources (DENR). Project developer Cebu the test of public hearings and In 2016, a memorandum Landmaster­s Inc. (CLI) announced DENR’S stringent review process,” of understand­ing was the ECC was issued Jose Soberano III, CLI signed between the PRA and on July 22 following a comprehens­ive chairman, and CEO said. the municipal government two-year review. Mayor Elanito Peña of with Ming-mori as its private

Dubbed as Ming-mori Minglanill­a said: “The grant consortium partner. Techno Business Park, the of the ECC has brought us Soberano said that in addition project is a joint venture between closer to the materializ­ation to housing light industrial the local government of the reclamatio­n project facilities, the future mixeduse of Minglanill­a and private which will propel the municipali­ty township will also bring consortium partners Mingmori of Minglanill­a to higher residentia­l and commercial Developmen­t Corp. heights and cements its role properties. “The Covid-19 pandemic (MMDC), an affiliate of publicly as a major economic player has shown us that wellplanne­d listed CLI. in the province of Cebu.” communitie­s that offer

The project envisions a “The developmen­t project growth prospects alongside world-class estate that will will not just modernize safety and security for employees generate over 75,000 jobs in the landscape of Minglanill­a and residents are the way the municipali­ty. but will also create immeasurab­le to go. This township’s residents

This new developmen­t socio-economic opportunit­ies will have access to those benefits will now be subject to the to all people, not and more,” he explained. approval process of the Philippine just for the Minglanill­ahanons,” The Ming-mori Techno Reclamatio­n Authority Peña added. Business Park will be CLI’S third (PRA) after the issuance Following a memorandum estate project. Land developmen­t of the ECC, one of the major of agreement between of the 22-hectare Davao prerequisi­tes and milestones the municipali­ty of Minglanill­a Global township is on-going of a reclamatio­n project. and MMDC in 2013, CLI while its planned township in

“We hope to achieve the was appointed in 2015 to tap Cagayan de Oro is undergoing best balance among economic, a roster of consultant­s with a approvals. CLI said more township social, and sustainabi­lity track record in similar projects projects are underway in goals and are pleased that to create detailed design and the cities of Mandaue, Tagbilaran, our plans, which have been engineerin­g plans, feasibilit­y Cagayan de Oro, and Bacolod aligned to that ideal, passed and environmen­tal studies. City. (Carlo Lorenciana)

A flat aerial model plan shows the 100-hectare Ming-mori Minglanill­a Reclamatio­n Project in Cebu. In a stock exchange disclosure, Cebu Landmaster­s Inc. (CLI) announced that the DENR issued on July 22 an Environmen­tal Compliance Certificat­e in favor of the project. (CLI)

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