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  • Cimatu says four mining firms failed MICC audit

    Four mining companies failed the latest review by the inter-agency Mining Industry Coordinating Council, Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Roy Cimatu said on August 2. Manila Standard reported that Cimatu did not disclose the identities of the...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • Korean company eyes small nuke plant in Cagayan

    Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power is studying the possibility of building a 100-megawatt modular nuclear reactor at Cagayan Economic Zone Authority in Sta. Ana, Cagayan, the Energy Department said. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi, Undersecretary Donato Marcos and...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • DENR urges 26 mining firms to adopt remedial measures or face closure

    THE Department of Environment and Natural Resources has urged 26 suspended or closed mining companies to adopt remedial measures of face closure. “Mining companies need to shape up. The review specified major reforms needed, for example, on...

    • Posted August 6, 2018
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  • DOE: 9 more petroleum service contracts to be awarded

    In the remaining four years of the Duterte administration, the Department of Energy (DOE) is still eyeing to award at least nine petroleum service contracts (PSCs) via its modified Philippine Conventional Energy Contracting Program. From 2019-2022, the...

    • Posted July 10, 2018
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  • Philex Mining hoping to extend Padcal mine life span beyond 2022

    PHILEX Mining Corp. is focusing on efforts to extend its Padcal gold-copper operation beyond 2022, while the firm considers the possibility of underground mining at its Silangan project. During the annual stockholders’ meeting on Wednesday in Pasig...

    • Posted July 10, 2018
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  • Chamber: PH mining uncertainties attracting high risk investors

    The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) has warned that the delay in the resolution of important mining regulations is attracting high risk investors. “Given uncertainties in the mining sector, we may attract high risk investors...

    • Posted July 10, 2018
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  • DENR: Not business as usual for miners that hurdled MICC review

    Mining companies that passed the review of the Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) should not expect that it would be business as usual, an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said. DENR Undersecretary...

    • Posted June 28, 2018
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  • Site observes new opportunities in resurgent oil and gas sector

    The growth of the global oil and gas industry, particularly in liquefied natural gas and coal seam gas sectors, has resulted in the demand for skilled technicians and professionals. Site Skills Training, the Australian firm with a...

    • Posted June 28, 2018
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  • Miners call for end of ban on big new projects

    Philippine miners are urging the government to lift a six-year ban on new large-scale mining projects in the world’s No. 2 nickel ore supplier after the state removed restrictions on fresh smaller ventures, Reuters reported. The Department...

    • Posted June 28, 2018
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  • P41-m upland road project in Didipio begins

    KASIBU, Nueva Vizcaya—The P41.1-million road construction project for Didipio village in this mineral-rich upland town will start on Monday, according to OceanaGold Philippines, Inc. officials. David Way, OGPI general manager, said the 4.6-kilometer Dinaoyan Bypass Road project...

    • Posted April 17, 2018
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