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

An Economy Built on Mining – Learning from South Africa
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An Economy Built on Mining – Learning from South Africa

How can a country such as the Philippines move from a low-income economy to a high-income one? The best way is to take a long hard look at its neighbors.

Though jumping from a low-income economy to a high-income one may be a tall order, and the Philippines using the mining models of Australia, Canada and the US are too idealistic, it would be to the country’s best interest to redirect its gaze to a country with similar trades, businesses and the challenges that go with it. When it comes to minerals development, South Africa is the country closest to the Philippines. Continue reading

OceanaGold Open Asia’s First Underground Mine Site Simulation in the Philippines
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OceanaGold Open Asia’s First Underground Mine Site Simulation in the Philippines

The new US$2 million OceanaGold facility, which was delivered in partnership with Site Skills Training, is the first of its kind in the Philippines, and within Asia. Located in the Clark Freeport Zone of Pampanga, Philippines, the 240 square meters state of the art facility produces underground tunnel environment with standbys and drives for jumbo operations, fuel refilling, vehicle storage, a refuge chamber, crib room and magazine replicating the areas with the same equipment found within an underground mine. The new US$2 million OceanaGold facility, which was delivered in partnership with Site Skills Training, is the first of its kind in the Philippines, and within Asia. Located in the Clark Freeport Zone of Pampanga, Philippines, the 240 square meters state of the art facility produces underground tunnel environment with standbys and drives for jumbo operations, fuel refilling, vehicle storage, a refuge chamber, crib room and magazine replicating the areas with the same equipment found within an underground mine. The aim is to develop globally competitive mining professionals. Continue reading