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  • Mining town gets P37-M water project

    THE fast-growing population in the upland mining village of Didipio in Kasibu town, Nueva Vizcaya, has prompted OceanaGold to provide it with a P37-million water system. The Didipio community has a population of about 4,000 individuals and...

    • Posted January 7, 2019
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  • Transco to settle P2-b debt with renewable power plants

    State-run National Transmission Corp. said it will pay more than P2 billion worth of feed-in tariffs to renewable energy developers this month. “We have reduced significantly the backlog of FIT liabilities to RE developers,” TransCo president Melvin...

    • Posted January 3, 2019
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  • SMC-Meralco consortium investing P99b in coal plant

    The joint venture of SMC Global Power Holding Corp. and Meralco PowerGen Corp. plans to spend P99 billion to put up a 1,200-megawatt coal project in Mariveles, Bataan. Mariveles Power Generation Corp., the joint venture firm, said...

    • Posted January 3, 2019
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  • Marcventures: Bauxite reserves of 73.2 million WMT in Samar

    Filipino mining firm Marcventures Holdings, Inc. revealed in a recent regulatory filing that the company’s Bauxite Mining Project in Samar encompasses 73.2 million wet metric tons of bauxite ore. Per the SRK-JORC Compliant Report filing with the country’s stock...

    • Posted January 3, 2019
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  • Moratorium on new PH mines stays for now

    The government is maintaining for now a six-year-old moratorium on new mining permits as it awaits enactment of a new revenue-sharing scheme with the industry that has just hurdled the House of Representatives, according to a press...

    • Posted January 3, 2019
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  • First PH LNG terminal sought by China and Japan

    The Philippines has become a new front in China and Japan’s infrastructure rivalry as companies from both countries bid to build the archipelago’s first liquefied natural gas terminal. In the past few weeks, both Tokyo Gas and the state-owned...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • Hunting through the depths: Desperate search for new oil and gas

    Throughout the year 2018, the energy sector stands on wobbly ground, the policies being pushed by the Department of Energy (DOE) were hardly concretized; the pace of regulation of the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) had gone from...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • PH exploring possible energy cooperation with Alberta, Canada

    The Philippines is exploring possible energy cooperation with the Province of Alberta, Canada’s energy capital, in anticipation of Malampaya’s gas reserves depletion by 2024. “There are great potentials for energy cooperation between the Philippines and the Province...

    • Posted January 2, 2019
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  • IAEA reviews PH nuclear power infrastructure development

    An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts has concluded an eight-day mission to the Republic of the Philippines to review its development of infrastructure for nuclear power. The Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR), which ended...

    • Posted December 17, 2018
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  • KEPCO Makes Foray into Renewable Energy Market in the Philippines

    Korea Electric Power Corp. (KEPCO) announced on Dec. 11 that it acquired a 38% stake in Calatagan Solar Power Plant (50MW) owned by Solar Philippines, the largest solar power generation company in the Philippines. In addition, the...

    • Posted December 13, 2018
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