By: Chamber of Mines | Date Posted: 03/14/2019

The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP), reiterates its support for a two-pronged tax measure on mining featuring an income-based royalty and a windfall profits tax, both with graduated rates depending on margins, as passed by the House under …

By: Chamber of Mines | Date Posted: 03/11/2019

The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines, in partnership with the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD), will hold its 1stDigging Deeper Lecture Series with the theme “Making Choices: A …

By: Chamber of Mines | Date Posted: 01/31/2019

Nearing the halfway mark into the Duterte administration’s tenure and much-vaunted development agenda, a potentially critical cog remains missing—or blocked. Executive Order 79, issued in 2012 by then-President Benigno Aquino, effectively forbids the …

By: Chamber of Mines | Date Posted: 01/31/2019

The Philippine mining industry has been in a long-standing predicament. As a result, its development potential has been significantly constrained and mistakenly set aside. One critical challenge in the extractive sector is to find that policy balance …

By: Chamber of Mines | Date Posted: 01/25/2019

The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) has again called on government to intensify its campaign against illegal small-scale mining (SSM) activities after reports that another landslide, this time caused by Tropical Depression Amang, resulted …

By: Chamber of Mines | Date Posted: 12/13/2018