• Shortlist Announced: Mines and Money Asia Outstanding Achievement Awards

    Considered to be Asia’s most prestigious mining investment awards and a highlight in the Asian mining calendar, the annual Mines and Money Outstanding Achievement Awards are where ‘the best of the best’ in the Asia Pacific region...

    • Posted March 26, 2018
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  • Cimatu orders total crackdown on illegal logging, mining in Mindanao

    All field officers of the Provincial and Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices (PENROs, CENROs) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) were ordered Tuesday to stop all illegal mining and illegal logging operations in...

    • Posted March 13, 2018
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  • Philex eyes underground operations for Silangan

    Pangilinan-led Philex Mining Corp. is considering full underground operations for its $2-billion Silangan copper and gold project. In an interview, Philex president and CEO Eulalio Austin Jr. said the company is looking at other options, which include...

    • Posted March 13, 2018
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  • RunRuno project an example of responsible mining compliance

    By Marcelle P. Villegas During a recent Philippine Mining Club Luncheon at I’M Hotel in Makati, Ian Holzberger discussed the RunRuno Gold- Molybdenum Project of FCF Minerals Corporation. This is a project that is notable for practicing...

    • Posted March 13, 2018
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  • The environmental agenda and OceanaGold

    By Maria Paula Tolentino Mine sites have finite operating lives that is determined by the size and quality of the ore deposit being mined. Minimizing carbon footprint during and after operations is priority and mining companies are...

    • Posted March 13, 2018
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  • Geologists as partners for common good and social justice 

    By Marcelle P. Villegas In late 2017, the Geological Society of the Philippines organised the GEOCON 2017 with the theme “Geologists: Partners for Common Good and Social Justice”. It was a highly successful event with the attendance...

    • Posted March 13, 2018
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  • Metso Barmac B Series VSI crushers

    Metso Barmac B Series Vertical Shaft Impactor (VSI) is the original rock-on-rock impactor. It has become synonymous with high-quality products in quarrying and minerals processing industries.  Features The crushing process makes Barmac VSI unique. Whereas most other...

    • Posted March 13, 2018
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  • Leveraging drone technology for mining exploration and development

    By Marcelle P. Villegas Drone technology is a rising trend that was made popular by enthusiasts of travel photography or filmmaking and is even used by hobbyists of drones racing. The technology of drone applications has evolved...

    • Posted March 13, 2018
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  • New Cerasmooth compound – a wear life solution for the FGD market

    Weir Minerals has announced an upgrade to its polymerceramic composite for the Flue Gas Desulphurisation (FGD) market. Specially engineered for use in FGD applications, the new and improved Cerasmooth compound is designed to provide ultimate wear and...

    • Posted March 13, 2018
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  • Jotun invests over a billion pesos in the Philippines

    Norwegian paint conglomerate Jotun is aiming to conquer the Philippines market with the recent opening of its manufacturing facility in bustling Batangas Province. Situated in the industrial area of Sto. Tomas, Batangas, the seven hectare plant and...

    • Posted March 13, 2018
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