All posts tagged "featured"

  • Solar Philippines starts building solar battery micro-grid

    SOLAR PHILIPPINES Power Project Holdings, Inc. has started constructing a 4-megawatt (MW) solar-battery farm in Paluan, Occidental Mindoro province, which the company hopes to make a model for remote towns in the country, BusinessWorld reported Sept. 18....

    • Posted September 18, 2017
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  • PH should give foreign investors more leeway – NEDA chief

    The Philippines should “drastically” cut the number of sectors and activities closed or limited to foreign investors to get more of the investment flows into Asia, the socioeconomic planning secretary said, Reuters reported Sept. 15. Ernesto Pernia...

    • Posted September 18, 2017
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  • Miners to Duterte: Visit rehabilitated mine pits

    Newly-elected chairman of the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) Gerard Brimo invited President Rodrigo Duterte to visit mining sites under their organization after the president said he wanted to stop all open-pit mining operations in...

    • Posted September 18, 2017
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  • Govt wants mining industry to be more globally competitive

    The government is committed to make the mining industry contribute more to the country’s economic growth, without sacrificing the environment and the well-being of the people, the Philippine News Agency reported September 7. This was stressed by...

    • Posted September 18, 2017
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  • Duterte orders energy chief to chair 2 PNOC subsidiaries

    Invoking the continuing effort to streamline government offices and processes to better serve the public, President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Energy Secretary to sit as chair of two subsidiaries of the state corporation Philippine National Oil...

    • Posted September 18, 2017
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  • Chamber steps up efforts to wipe out negative perceptions on mining

    The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP), which is comprised of some of the country’s largest mining companies, will step up its efforts to wipe out all negative perceptions on mining even if it seems impossible,...

    • Posted September 18, 2017
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  • Chamber of Mines picks Brimo as new chair, names other trustees

    The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) has elected mining veteran and ex-banker Gerard Brimo, president and chief executive officer of Nickel Asia Corp., as its new chair to lead the mining industry in navigating a...

    • Posted September 4, 2017
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  • Romualdez steps down from Benguet Corp., Chamber posts

    The president and chief executive officer of listed Benguet Corp. has decided to resign from his post due to health reasons, The Philippine Star reported August 25. In a regulatory filing, the company said its board has...

    • Posted August 31, 2017
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  • MGB cool to congressional franchise for mining operations

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) is against a bill in Congress that may require mining firms to obtain a legislative franchise before they begin operations. “MGB is not keen to support it. Mining is not a...

    • Posted August 31, 2017
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  • Mining sustains growth in first half; output yields P50.8B

    While there’s still a large deficit in the production of nickel ore in the Philippines, the value of the country’s total metallic output — now at P50.81 billion — still managed to go up in the first...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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