By: Chamber of Mines | Date Posted: 05/06/2019

According to reports the Malampaya Natural Gas Facility which provides 30 percent of Luzon’s total power supply will run out of reserves by 2024. Supply is estimated to start declining by 2022. That’s three years from now. Are we going back to the po …

By: Chamber of Mines | Date Posted: 04/30/2019

Board of Trustees 1st Regular Meeting for 2019. Present in the meeting are Mr. Gerald H. Brimo (Nickel Asia Corp.), Mr. Jose P. Leviste, Jr. (OceanaGold Philippines, Inc.), Ms. Gloria Tan-Climaco (Filminera Resources Corp.), Mr. Horacio C. Ramos (Pac …

By: Chamber of Mines | Date Posted: 04/01/2019

The role of science and technology in improving the outlook of mining In an effort to bridge the knowledge gap and connect industry experts, the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP), in partnership with the Philippine Council for Industry, Ener …

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 …