All posts tagged "featured"

  • Chamber invites Duterte to ‘responsible’ mining sites

    The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines has invited President Rodrigo Duterte to visit one of its facilities, following a fresh reminder for the industry to protect the environment in his annual policy speech. The President can...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • MVP firm ready to submit proposal to develop LNG terminal

    THE group of tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan is expected to submit its proposal signifying its interest to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) integrated terminal under the Department of Energy’s Philippine Downstream Natural Gas Regulation (PDNGR). Pangilinan...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • DENR lifts moratorium on mines exploration

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources on July 27 nullified a portion of former secretary Gina Lopez’s order by lifting the moratorium on exploration permits for metallic and non-metallic minerals. Based on DENR Administrative Order (DAO)...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • Cimatu says four mining firms failed MICC audit

    Four mining companies failed the latest review by the inter-agency Mining Industry Coordinating Council, Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu said on August 2. Manila Standard reported that Cimatu did not disclose the identities of the...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • Korean company eyes small nuke plant in Cagayan

    Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power is studying the possibility of building a 100-megawatt modular nuclear reactor at Cagayan Economic Zone Authority in Sta. Ana, Cagayan, the Energy Department said. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, Undersecretary Donato Marcos and...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • DENR urges 26 mining firms to adopt remedial measures or face closure

    THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources has urged 26 suspended or closed mining companies to adopt remedial measures of face closure. “Mining companies need to shape up. The review specified major reforms needed, for example, on...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • Continuing the dialogue on gender diversity in mining

    By Patricia A. O. Bunye    For the second year in a row, I had the privilege of participating in the Women in Mining Day at Mining Investment Asia, which was held on 26- 28 March 2018...

    • Posted July 10, 2018
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  • DOE: 9 more petroleum service contracts to be awarded

    In the remaining four years of the Duterte administration, the Department of Energy (DOE) is still eyeing to award at least nine petroleum service contracts (PSCs) via its modified Philippine Conventional Energy Contracting Program. From 2019-2022, the...

    • Posted July 10, 2018
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  • Philex Mining hoping to extend Padcal mine life span beyond 2022

    PHILEX Mining Corp. is focusing on efforts to extend its Padcal gold-copper operation beyond 2022, while the firm considers the possibility of underground mining at its Silangan project. During the annual stockholders’ meeting on Wednesday in Pasig...

    • Posted July 10, 2018
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  • PNOC: 2 firms keen on buying Malampaya gas

    AT least two firms have formally expressed interest to participate in the public bidding of unused Malampaya natural gas, more known as banked gas, BusinessMirror reported. Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC) Executive Assistant Jannefer Pelayo said on...

    • Posted July 10, 2018
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