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  • Cimatu: Open pit mining ban still in effect

    Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said Monday the ban on open pit mining remains in effect in the country. Cimatu said the ban, first imposed by his predecessor, Regina Lopez, would stay until the Cabinet came out with...

    • Posted August 1, 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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  • 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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  • ‘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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