All posts tagged "featured"

  • PH courts China, Japan for $135-B power push

    The Philippines is seeking investment from China and Japan for $135 billion worth of power projects that President Rodrigo Duterte’s government is ready to fast-track, Bloomberg News reported August 18. The Southeast Asian nation has held discussions...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • More positive energy for economic growth

    By Dindo Manhit The Philippine Statistics Authority has released data indicating 6.5-percent growth in the gross domestic product in the second quarter of 2017, up from 6.4 percent in the first quarter. One of the factors essential...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • PH mineral production value rose 4.3% in first half

    The value of Philippine mineral production grew 4.3 percent in the first half from a year ago on higher metal prices, despite the restriction on production and exploration imposed by former Environment secretary Regina Lopez, Manila Standard...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • Lifting of oil exploration ban in West PH sea still ongoing

    The Department of Energy (DOE) assured that the government is working to lift the moratorium and finally resume oil and gas exploration activities on the disputed areas located in the West Philippine Sea, Malaya Business insight reported...

    • Posted August 29, 2017
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  • AusIMM, PMEA sign MOU to expand ties

    By Jimbo Gulle The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and the Philippine Mining and Exploration Association (PMEA) have signed a memorandum of understanding that will help its members get important accreditation for jobs in both...

    • Posted August 25, 2017
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  • MICC to put ‘clearer’ mining fiscal regime in place

    In line with President Duterte’s directive to review mining rules and regulations, the inter-agency Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) will put in place a “clearer” fiscal regime that will give incentives to responsible mining activities while penalizing...

    • Posted July 31, 2017
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  • OceanaGold cites P3.2-B input to economy

    BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya — Australian miner OceanaGold has said  it contributed more than P3.2 billion to the Philippine economy in its four years of operation in the mineral-rich Didipio Village in the upland town of Kasibu in...

    • Posted July 27, 2017
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  • Teresa Marble’s Annie Dee at Mining Club Luncheon on Aug. 11

    The Philippine Mining Club is proud to present for its August 11th Luncheon Annie G. Dee, President of Teresa Marble Corp., at the Manila Polo Club Turf Room in Makati City. Dee is expected to talk about...

    • Posted July 27, 2017
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  • Mining firms rush to regain lost ground

    Mining companies both here and abroad heaved a collective sigh of relief when the Commission on Appointments (CA) rejected last May the nomination as Environment Secretary of Regina Lopez, who rocked the industry during her 10 months...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • Mining tax hike mulled

    PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to impose higher taxes on mining companies or shut them down if they fail to come up with ways to compensate the country for the damage they do to the environment. In...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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