All posts tagged "featured"

  • SR Metals mining firm gets presidential award

    Despite being non-operational for the past six months, a mining  firm, owned by a former Liberal Party treasurer earlier accused by President Rodrigo Duterte as a “rogue” miner facing cases of alleged illegal extraction of minerals and...

    • Posted November 29, 2018
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  • SMI’s college scholarship programs produce 3 Civil Engineers in 2018

    Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI) scholar Joyce T. Maglasang, a resident of Barangay Poblacion, Tampakan, South Cotabato, successfully passed the 2018 Civil Engineer Licensure Examination given by the Professional Regulatory Board of Civil Engineering this November 2018. According...

    • Posted November 29, 2018
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  • Mining firms to invest more in environmental protection, safety

    BAGUIO CITY — Miners in the Philippines have vowed to intensify efforts for responsible mining and environmental protection to ensure safety within the industry. This, as the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA) holds its 65th Annual...

    • Posted November 29, 2018
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  • PH scrambles to draft oil exploration deal with China ahead of Xi visit

    Days before a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Philippine government is scrambling to draft a deal for joint oil exploration in the South China Sea that will be acceptable to China, the South China...

    • Posted November 19, 2018
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  • Large-scale mining helps town income zoom 6,000%

    Large-scale mining operations in Carrascal, Surigao del Sur have helped the municipality grow its annual income by over 6,000 percent in 11 years, or from P1.77 million in 2006 to P108 million in 2017. This is according...

    • Posted November 19, 2018
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  • Is the Philippines protected against a financial crisis?

    By Joshua Rotbart, J. Rotbart & Co. In the last few months, I visited Manila on a number of occasions. After meeting bankers, wealth managers and clients, and after examining the current fiscal and economic currents both...

    • Posted November 19, 2018
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  • Tycoon Dennis Uy invests in Pangilinan’s PXP Energy

    PXP Energy, a company which has interests in the West Philippine Sea, says it will use the money raised from the deal to fund oil exploration activities, Rappler reported.  Davao City-based businessman Dennis Uy bought shares in Manny Pangilinan’s PXP...

    • Posted November 19, 2018
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  • Energy Department expects to award LNG hub this month

    The Department of Energy expects to award to the winning consortium the development of the country’s first liquefied natural gas hub by November, a top official said Wednesday. “Hopefully, yes ,” Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said,...

    • Posted November 19, 2018
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  • 9 suspended mines can resume work if conditions met

    The Philippines’ environment ministry said nine suspended mines will be allowed to resume operations if they rectify previous violations of environmental regulations, a move that could boost nickel output in the major supplier of the metal. The...

    • Posted November 19, 2018
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  • 12 mining firms fail DENR review

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources has ordered the suspension of nine mining firms and the closure of three companies following a comprehensive review. The review was in line with the motion for reconsideration filed by...

    • Posted November 19, 2018
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