All posts tagged "featured"

  • 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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  • 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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