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  • ‘Oil drilling in West PH Sea’s Reed Bank may resume before year ends’

    Drilling for oil and natural gas on the Reed Bank in the South China Sea may resume before the end of the year, a Philippine energy official said, as the government prepares to offer new blocks to...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • PH shortlists 6 countries for $2b LNG hub, to pick one partner

    The Philippines has shortlisted six countries and will choose one from them as a partner for its planned $2-billion receiving and distribution facility for imported LNG, an official from the state-run energy firm PNOC said. The countries...

    • Posted July 25, 2017
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  • Cimatu lifts restriction on environmental permits

    The Philippines’ new environment minister has lifted a restriction on issuing environmental permits to projects, including mine exploration and development, reversing a previous order by his controversial predecessor dismissed in May, Reuters reported. Roy Cimatu said on...

    • Posted July 10, 2017
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  • Gold miner Apex, the perfect case study of mining benefitting communities, economy

    By Maria Paula Tolentino Right after lawmakers released their verdict on controversial DENR Secretary Gina Lopez, mining shares sizzled on the stock market. The mining and oil index at the Philippine Stock Exchange gained 2.73%. The biggest...

    • Posted July 10, 2017
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  • Instant Geochemistry and Mineralogy

    Olympus and Cytek offer X-ray Fluorescence (XRF), X-ray Diffraction (XRD) and Microscope Solutions for Earth Science Applications Olympus provides an end-to-end range of products and solutions for the geoscience industry that enable users to characterize geological materials....

    • Posted July 10, 2017
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  • Mining and filtration: a perfect marriage for a cleaner industry

    Nowhere in the world is responsible mining taken so seriously as in the Philippines. Environmental issues are the most critical. Even if it is difficult to think of mining as a “green” industry, it is possible to...

    • Posted July 7, 2017
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  • IQ-Logger is in Demand

    Since being introduced to the market, the REFLEX IQ-LOGGER has received a positive reaction from geologists and the minerals industry globally. The new technology ambitiously aims to change ingrained habits of how geologists collect structural readings. What...

    • Posted July 7, 2017
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  • DENR wraps up review of mines suspension next month

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is set to release next month the final assessment of the mining contracts which have been ordered suspended and canceled by the agency’s former secretary Gina Lopez in an...

    • Posted July 7, 2017
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  • Research: Distributed generation an ongoing threat to utility revenues and hosting capacity

    Utilities face the greatest risk of lost revenues from distributed generation (DG), including residential solar photovoltaics and fuel cells, according to Accenture’s (NYSE:ACN) Digitally Enabled Grid research, now in its fourth year. The survey of more than...

    • Posted July 7, 2017
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  • Flying the Philippine Flag at Mining Investment Asia 2017

    By Patricia A. O. Bunye Patricia A. O. Bunye is a senior partner at Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia and head of its mining and energy practice. She is also President of Diwata-Women in Resource Development, Inc. Questions...

    • Posted July 7, 2017
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