MGB: Mineral Exploration at Philippine Rise on Track

By Madelaine B. Miraflor, Manila Bulletin The mineral exploration at Philippine Rise, which could be the next big source of huge revenues for the government, is on track, with Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) recently completing the geological survey along the Bicol Shelf area. To recall, MGB, the agency tasked to develop and regulate the […]
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DENR Gives Green Light to SOLID Cement Capacity Expansion

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has granted the Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) that covers, among others, the proposed expanded/new production line at the cement plant of SOLID Cement Corp., corresponding to an additional capacity of approximately one million five hundred thousand metric tons per year (1.5 MMTPY). SOLID is a subsidiary of […]
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DENR’s Mining Audit Report Reaffirms FNI’s Positive Impact to the Local Community in Surigao

Manila—(PHStocks)—Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc. (PSE: FNI), the second largest nickel producer in the country and the largest single lateritic mine exporter in the world, recently received the copy of the pertinent report containing the findings and recommendations of the Mine Audit conducted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Based on the report, […]
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PH Receives $4.97M WB Grant for Climate Change Adaptation

A pilot project designed to enable targeted rural communities in the Philippines to cope with the impact of climate variability and change will soon be underway with the signing of a $4.974 million grant agreement between the Philippine Government and the World Bank on December 21, 2010.
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