All posts tagged "featured"

  • Oriental Petroleum eyes LNG terminal with JG Summit in Batangas

    LISTED Oriental Petroleum and Minerals Corp. is considering building a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in the Philippines, a senior company official said. “It’s one area … the group of Gokongwei, they have a petrochemical...

    • Posted April 2, 2018
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  • Ban on export of unprocessed mine ore won’t work, experts say

    The proposal to ban the export of unprocessed mineral ores to boost domestic mineral processing would not work, mining experts said. At a forum organized by independent think tank Stratbase ADR Institute, experts from the academe, government...

    • Posted April 2, 2018
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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Why leading investors are backing gold

    Legendary investor Rick Rule, Chief Executive Officer, Sprott US Holdings, speaking ahead of his appearance at Mines and Money Asia, is positive on gold equities for 2018. “I am bullish on precious metals equities and specifically gold...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • Green Acres eyeing growing hydro seeding opportunities

    (caption: Zac Nowell of Green Acres Hydroseeding Inc., together with Ron Edwards of HydroStraw LLC & Summit Seed USA, at the 64th Annual National Mine Safety & Environment Conference in Baguio.)   Construction and mining companies in...

    • Posted March 5, 2018
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