All posts tagged "featured"

  • Philippines, China set up joint exploration in Palawan field

    Exploration in an oil and gas prospect offshore northwest Palawan between the Philippines and China is now awaiting the signature of President Duterte, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said. Service contract (SC) 57 in offshore Calamian northwest of...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Senator pitches ‘FOI for mining’ bill; PH meets global EITI standards

    The Philippines has met all the requirements of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), an internationally recognized framework and practice that monitors revenue and public benefit from mining and other extractive resources, Interaksyon.com reported October 10. The...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Russian group in talks with PH for nickel plant

    Russian company VI Holding Group is now in talks with Philippine Mining Development Corp. (PMDC) for the possibility of setting up a nickel processing plant here in the Philippines, a development that may actually receive a positive...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Cimatu to propose legislation on open-pit mining

    Newly-confirmed Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said he would recommend a legislation that would provide clear-cut rules and regulations on open-pit mining, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported on October 9. During his confirmation hearing, Cimatu said that while...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • MGB: No need to declare ‘mining-free zones’

    Even if Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu already said that he will evaluate pending measures in Congress seeking to declare certain areas in the country “mining-free zones,” Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) just doesn’t see the need for...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Arcilla to speak at Mining Luncheon on Oct. 6

    The Philippine Mining Club is proud to present for the October 6th Luncheon Dr. Carlo Arcilla, Director of the Philippine Nuclear Research Institute and Professor of Geosciences at the National Institute of Geological Sciences at the University...

    • Posted September 22, 2017
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  • PNOC says Malampaya gas stockpile attracts 12 interested parties

    UP TO 12 foreign entities have expressed interest to acquire the unused natural gas from Malampaya owned by the Philippine National Oil Co. (PNOC), with the Energy department’s commercial arm moving to monetize its “banked” gas to...

    • Posted September 18, 2017
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  • 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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