Private firms want to operate city’s slaughterhouse

ILOILO City – There are now eight private firms interested to upgrade and operate the slaughterhouse in Barangay Tacas, Jaro district through a public-private partnership with the city government. The slaughterhouse was constructed and became operational in the later part of 2007. It deteriorated in just a few years. In May 2017 the National Meat Inspection Service (NMIS) evaluated the slaughterhouse and recommended that the city government employ competent personnel to maintain the facility or privatize its operation. According to Mayor Jerry Treñas, the eight interested private firms already submitted proposals. These would be scrutinized by the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center. The Department of Agriculture (DA) helped repair and upgrade the slaughterhouse to AA classification in November 2012 under the administration of then mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog. It was funded by a P40-million share from Sen. Franklin Drilon’s Priority Development Assistance Fund as well as a P31.5-million allocation by the DA under the Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund, and an P11.5-million equity of the Iloilo City government. The upgrade included a set of modern mechanized slaught...

3D Medical Imaging Equipment Market to Witness a CAGR of Approx 6% Over 2019-2024

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “3D Medical Imaging Equipment Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2019-2024″ report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This latest report provides a deep insight into the global 3D imaging equipment market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter’s five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. The thriving healthcare industry is one of the key factors driving market growth. There has been a rise in the occurrence of lifestyle diseases along with age-related ailments owing to sedentary lifestyles and a significant increase in the geriatric population, respectively. This has consequently bolstered the demand for 3D medical imaging equipment in the healthcare sector. Moreover, technological advancements coupled with the rising awareness about the benefits of this technology such as an accurate visual representation of internal organs, reduced damage to surrounding tissues and accuracy of data offered b...