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MIRDC Celebrates 2015 Metals and Engineering (M&E) Week
Monday, 15 June 2015 00:00

The Metals Industry Research and Development Center spearheads the annual celebration of the M&E Week on the third week of June, coinciding with the Center’s Founding Anniversary. This year, the M&E week will be held on June 15 to 19. Key personalities in the M&E industries will join in the celebration. The week-long event will start with the blessing of the new MIRDC facilities such as Auto Parts Testing Facilities, AGT Bicutan Facilities and the Light Road Train in the morning of June 15, to be followed in the afternoon with the demo ride of the AGT Bicutan. The AGT-Bicutan demo ride, free and open to the public, will proceed until Wednesday, June 17.

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Last Updated on Monday, 15 June 2015 15:52
DOST-MIRDC’s AGT-Bicutan Showcased in the 2015 M&E Week
Monday, 15 June 2015 00:00

The Department of Science and Technology, through the Metals Industry Research and Development Center (DOST-MIRDC), will showcase the Automated Guide-way Transit (AGT) System through a Demo Ride in the celebration of the 2015 Metals and Engineering (M&E) Week.  This year’s M&E Week theme is ‘MakiBayan 2015: Accelerating Towards a Competitive Auto Parts Manufacturing Industry.’  The AGT Demo Ride is free and open to the public.

Schedule for the week is as follows:

AGT-Bicutan Demo Ride
Date/Day                                   Time

15 June 2015, Monday             1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
16 June 2015, Tuesday            9:00 am – 3:00 pm
17 June 2015, Wednesday       9:00 am – 3:00 pm

All are invited to come and visit the AGT-Bicutan project site along Gen. Santos Avenue, Bicutan, Taguig City.  The AGT-Bicutan is the first-ever Filipino designed and developed elevated mass transport alternative resulting from the DOST-MIRDC’s science, technology, and innovation initiatives. 

The DOST-MIRDC is thrilled to hold the AGT-Bicutan Demo Ride.  The AGT, a product of green technology, is an affirmation of Filipino R&D capabilities.  The AGT is proudly Pinoy – truly, local technologies work!

Last Updated on Monday, 15 June 2015 12:49