NIA acquires new equipment for construction of irrigation projects
The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) said it has acquired 18 units of heavy equipment worth P116.82 million for use in the construction and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) activities of irrigation projects nationwide.
The purchase of light/transport and heavy equipment constitutes the three-year re-fleeting program of the agency from calendar year 2017 to 2019.
In a simple turnover ceremony, the procured heavy equipment is turned over by the winning bidder, Civic Merchandising, Inc., to the NIA officials led by NIA Administrator Ricardo R. Visaya.
For calendar year 2017, NIA purchased 34 units of light/transport vehicles and 17 units of heavy equipment, while it got 91 units of light/transport vehicles and 18 units of heavy equipment in 2018.
Meanwhile, five units of heavy equipment and 91 units of light/transport vehicles are set for procurement this 2019.