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Duterte a NO-SHOW on Davao Mining Conference, MGB Jacinto explains
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Duterte a NO-SHOW on Davao Mining Conference, MGB Jacinto explains

24 June 2017, Davao City – MGB Concurrent Director Mario Luis Jacinto wears three hats on the anticipated Mining Engineers conference in Davao City – His, DENR Cimatu’s and President Rodrigo Duterte’s.

The Concurrent Director also gives a hint, not only on the content of the DENR secretary’s speech, but what the Duterte administration really thinks of mining. Continue reading

Open Pit Mines as Assets for Ecotourism and Waste to Energy (WTE) Projects
AMCHAM / ANZCHAM / CANCHAM / DENR / ECCP / Economy / Ecotourism / Energy / Environmental Management Board (EMB) / Foreign Business Chambers / Journalism / Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) / MGB / Mine / Mine Site / minerals development / Mining / Open Pit Mine / Philippines / Resources Industry / Tourism / Waste to Energy

Open Pit Mines as Assets for Ecotourism and Waste to Energy (WTE) Projects

IN FOCUS: Open Pit Mines as Assets for Ecotourism and Waste to Energy Projects

15 June 2017, Makati Shangri-la – During a Q&A session, Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) President Butch Alcantara asks DENR team on 1. clear turnover guidelines post mine operations and 2. the prospect of open pit mines to become assets for ecotourism and waste to energy projects. Continue reading

DENR Team gets grilled on Philippine Mining Taxes
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DENR Team gets grilled on Philippine Mining Taxes

The captions provided in the video are from Deputy Speaker Romero Federico S. Quimbo who is the author of the mining revenue scheme together with the inter-agency Mining Industry Coordination Council (MICC).

The captions are from a previous interview (Business World, 22 May 2017) and aims to provide context to the answers provided by the DENR and MGB. Continue reading

WATCH: DENR Sec. Gen. Roy Cimatu addresses foreign business leaders
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WATCH: DENR Sec. Gen. Roy Cimatu addresses foreign business leaders

IN FOCUS: General Roy Cimatu, DENR Secretary 15 June 2017, Makati Shangri-la TALKING POINTS: 1. Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) between Japan & the Philippines 2. Environmental Clearances for Investors 3. Waste to Energy Projects through the aid of foreign countries 4. Water Security through DENR’s National Water Security Roadmap 5. Developments in the Philippine Mining … Continue reading

50 years in the drilling business – QED’s Blackley opens up
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50 years in the drilling business – QED’s Blackley opens up

Professional Driller Alan Blackley of Quest Exploration Drilling (QED) celebrates more than 50 years in the mining business. He shares his professional insights and life lessons with fellow industry practitioners at the Philippine Mining Luncheon over at the Manila Polo Club. Continue reading