• 4th Mining Investment Asia Conference to feature new topics of Mining Technology & Cryptocurrency

    Mining Investment Asia, South East Asia’s largest mining conference connecting miners, investors and service providers returns to Singapore for the 4th time in 2018. Following a successful launch of Asia’s inaugural Women in Mining in 2017, Mining...

    • Posted December 23, 2017
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  • Human resources in the mining industry

    By Eric U. Pasigian Mining has been prejudged as environmental destructive business and operation. Its core activity is the extraction and/or unearthing of minerals and metals from the earth. In the Philippines copper and gold are the...

    • Posted December 19, 2017
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  • Malampaya gas field good until 2027, says Shell

    The Malampaya Gas to Power Project in Batangas can still provide natural gas fuel until 2027 to 2029, longer than the earlier projected depletion date, according to Cesar Romero, Shell country manager, citing company data. However, the...

    • Posted December 19, 2017
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  • S. Cotabato mining, quarry revenues reach P17M

    GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The provincial government of South Cotabato has collected nearly PhP17 million in mining and quarry taxes in 10 months this year, its highest for the period in recent years, the Philippine News Agency...

    • Posted December 19, 2017
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  • Maibarara-2 geothermal plant about to start commissioning

    Maibarara Geothermal, Inc. (MGI) expects to start testing and commissioning of its 12 MW Maibarara-2 geothermal power plant extension in the Philippines, ThinkGeoenergy.com reported Dec. 11. With the approval from the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC) of the...

    • Posted December 19, 2017
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  • Shell to establish renewable energy firm next year

    A top official of Pilipinas Shell said a renewable-energy (RE) unit could be put up next year, Business Mirror reported Dec. 10. “We are in the process of setting it up. Maybe next year, it should be...

    • Posted December 19, 2017
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  • World Bank to cease financing upstream oil and gas after 2019

    PARIS – The World Bank will no longer finance upstream oil and gas projects after 2019, apart from certain gas projects in the poorest countries in exceptional circumstances, it said on Tuesday, drawing praise from environmental groups,...

    • Posted December 19, 2017
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  • Ayala, Aboitiz tie up for coal plant in Bataan

    THE second unit of GNPower Dinginin Ltd. Co.’s (GNPD) two times 668-megawatt (MW) coal-power project in Bataan has reached financial close, Business Mirror reported Dec. 12. GNPower Dinginin is composed of Therma Power Inc. (TPI), a wholly owned subsidiary...

    • Posted December 19, 2017
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  • SMC buys Masinloc power plant for $1.9b

    San Miguel Corp. said power unit SMC Global Power Holdings Corp. acquired the stakes of AES Corp. of the US and Electricity Generating Public Co. of Thailand in Masinloc Power Partners Co. Ltd. for $1.9 billion. “We...

    • Posted December 19, 2017
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  • Chamber of Mines adopts Canadian sustainable mining initiative

    The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) has moved to formally and officially adopt Canada’s sustainable mining model, Business Mirror reported Monday. The adoption of Toward Sustainable Mining (TSM), a mining-sustainability standard developed by the Mining...

    • Posted December 19, 2017
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