• MICC to put ‘clearer’ mining fiscal regime in place

    In line with President Duterte’s directive to review mining rules and regulations, the inter-agency Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) will put in place a “clearer” fiscal regime that will give incentives to responsible mining activities while penalizing...

    • Posted July 31, 2017
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  • OceanaGold cites P3.2-B input to economy

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya — Australian miner OceanaGold has said  it contributed more than P3.2 billion to the Philippine economy in its four years of operation in the mineral-rich Didipio Village in the upland town of Kasibu in...

    • Posted July 27, 2017
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  • Teresa Marble’s Annie Dee at Mining Club Luncheon on Aug. 11

    The Philippine Mining Club is proud to present for its August 11th Luncheon Annie G. Dee, President of Teresa Marble Corp., at the Manila Polo Club Turf Room in Makati City. Dee is expected to talk about...

    • Posted July 27, 2017
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  • Mining firms rush to regain lost ground

    Mining companies both here and abroad heaved a collective sigh of relief when the Commission on Appointments (CA) rejected last May the nomination as Environment Secretary of Regina Lopez, who rocked the industry during her 10 months...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • MacroAsia plans to exit mining

    MacroAsia Corp., a company led by tycoon Lucio Tan, plans to spin off its mining and water businesses this year, as it focuses on the aviation sector. MacroAsia president and chief operating officer Joseph Chua said the...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • Mining engineers step up campaign for responsible mining in Bicol summit

    LEGAZPI CITY – Members of the Philippine Society of Mining Engineers (PSEM) convened here for a three-day mining summit to strengthen its campaign on responsible mining. Hundreds of mining engineers, top officials of mining firms, operators and...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • Mining tax hike mulled

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to impose higher taxes on mining companies or shut them down if they fail to come up with ways to compensate the country for the damage they do to the environment. In...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • ‘Oil drilling in West PH Sea’s Reed Bank may resume before year ends’

    Drilling for oil and natural gas on the Reed Bank in the South China Sea may resume before the end of the year, a Philippine energy official said, as the government prepares to offer new blocks to...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • P40m in Philex works done 

    TUBA, Benguet—Adhering to its duty of implementing public infrastructure in its host and neighboring communities, Philex Mining Corp. has completed P40.34 million worth of projects—such as farm-to-market roads, bridges, electrification, and potable water systems—from the whole of...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • SM Group keeps geothermal stake

    AC Energy Holdings Inc., a wholly-owned unit of conglomerate Ayala Corp., and Star Energy Geothermal Holdings Pte. Ltd. have decided to transfer their interest in the consortium acquiring Chevron’s geothermal assets in the Philippines to the SM...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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