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Provincial and providential

2017-10-12 bworldonline
The Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2017 has concluded its search for the country’s most inspiring entrepreneurs. Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines is a program of the SGV Foundation, Inc., with the participation of co-presenters Department of Trade and Industry, the Philippine Business for Social Progress, and the Philippine Stock Exchange. In the next few weeks, BusinessWorld will feature each finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2017. (7-0)

Catering to changing tastes

2017-10-10 bworldonline
The Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2017 has concluded its search for the country’s most inspiring entrepreneurs. Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines is a program of the SGV Foundation, Inc. with the participation of co-presenters Department of Trade and Industry, the Philippine Business for Social Progress, and the Philippine Stock Exchange. In the next few weeks, BusinessWorld will feature each finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2017. (7-0)

Tapping deep into new opportunities

2017-10-09 bworldonline
The Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2017 has concluded its search for the country’s most inspiring entrepreneurs. Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines is a program of the SGV Foundation, Inc., with the participation of co-presenters Department of Trade and Industry, the Philippine Business for Social Progress, and the Philippine Stock Exchange. In the next few weeks, BusinessWorld will feature each finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2017. (7-0)

Cushioning adversity with determination

2017-10-09 bworldonline
The Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2017 has concluded its search for the country’s most inspiring entrepreneurs. Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines is a program of the SGV Foundation, Inc., with the participation of co-presenters Department of Trade and Industry, the Philippine Business for Social Progress, and the Philippine Stock Exchange. In the next few weeks, BusinessWorld will feature each finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2017. (7-0)

Creating concrete solutions

2017-09-24 bworldonline
The Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2017 has concluded its search for the country’s most inspiring entrepreneurs. Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines is a program of the SGV Foundation, Inc., with the participation of co-presenters Department of Trade and Industry, the Philippine Business for Social Progress, and the Philippine Stock Exchange. In the next few weeks, BusinessWorld will feature each finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2017. (7-0)

Building on relationships

2017-09-21 bworldonline
The Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2017 has concluded its search for the country’s most inspiring entrepreneurs. Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines is a program of the SGV Foundation, Inc., with the participation of co-presenters Department of Trade and Industry, the Philippine Business for Social Progress, and the Philippine Stock Exchange. In the next few weeks, BusinessWorld will feature each finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year Philippines 2017. (7-0)

DENR stops Ipilan operations

2017-08-12 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has issuedan order stopping Ipilan Nickel Corp., an affiliate of listed Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc. (FNI), from further conducting operations despite the cancellation of its permit. (0-1)

DENR orders nickel miner to stop operations

2017-08-11 business.inquirer.net
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has issued a cease-and-desist order (CDO) to Ipilan Nickel Corp. (INC) for operating without an environmental compliance certificate (ECC).

Mining industry remains in a pit of uncertainty

2017-07-27 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - The major regulatory changes implemented by the Duterte administration has created uncertainty for the mining industry. (0-1)

FNI on track to reach nickel shipment target

2017-06-29 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc. (FNI) is on track to hit its six million wet metric tons shipment volume target for 2017, driven by sustained demand for nickel following strong urbanization in the Asia Pacific region.

Cimatu stops Palawan nickel mining firm from cutting trees

2017-05-19 newsinfo.inquirer.net
Former AFP Chief of Staff and now DENR Secretary Roy Cimatu delivers his speech at the DENR Central Office during the official turnover ceremony on May 10, 2017. (File photo by LYN RILLON / Philippine Daily Inquirer)

Bishop: Palawan mining a big blow to environmental protection

2017-05-19 newsinfo.inquirer.net
The Catholic Church expressed disappointment over the cutting of more than 15,000 trees in Palawan by a mining company, which did not have the necessary permits from the local government.

Palawan town to sue miner for clearing forest

2017-05-17 newsinfo.inquirer.net
CHOPPED DOWN Officials of Brooke’s Point in Palawan province point their fingers at a mining firm for clearing an old growth forest in the town. The firm, however, says the tree cutting is covered by valid permits. —CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Philippine minister wants to work with Maoist rebels in mine rehab

2017-04-20 channelnewsasia
MANILA: The Philippine environment minister said she has been given the greenlight by President Rodrigo Duterte to explore an unorthodox strategy to rehabilitate and develop the country's mining areas: recruit communist rebel fighters to help.

METALS-Copper hits 1-week low, zinc plumbs new 3-month trough

2017-04-11 reuters
LONDON, April 11 Copper hit a one-week low on Tuesday as the world's top two copper mines continue to recover from recent disruptions, while zinc plumbed a new three-month trough.

SEC oks FNI’s P2B share sale

2017-03-29 business.inquirer.net
The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved a plan by nickel mining firm Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc. to raise as much as P2.02 billion from a follow-on offering of shares.

Philippines looking at ban on ore exports in reform push, nickel jumps

2017-03-03 theedgemarkets
MANILA (March 3): The Philippines may consider banning exports of raw minerals to encourage domestic processing and boost the value of shipments, an environment official said on Friday, as the government looks to extract more from its mining sector after a crackdown.

Mining firms warn of ‘a hundred Piatcos’

2017-02-17 newsinfo.inquirer.net
The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) on Friday warned the government it could be swamped with hundreds of millions of dollars in suits from mining companies whose operations had been ordered shut down by Environment Secretary Gina Lopez.

Industry outraged over cancellation of 75 mining deals

2017-02-15 newsinfo.inquirer.net
MINING SAFETY Miners follow safety protocols at Philex Mining Corp.’s Padcal operations. Mining stocks have tumbled after the environment secretary canceled 75 mining contracts. —EV ESPIRITU

Scrapped mining contracts seen to affect taxpayers

2017-02-15 philstar
MANILA, Philippines — The country's taxpayers may be the ones to shoulder the effects of Environment Secretary Gina Lopez's order to cancel mining contracts and close down mine sites should stakeholders decide to take their last resort and sue the government.

Suicide, lost jobs after Philippine mine closures, but some relieved

2017-02-14 channelnewsasia
SANTA CRUZ, Philippines: His brother kept telling him that the mine would reopen and he would be hired again: but when Winston Ordonez didn't get a call from a mining firm, he took a laptop charger cable, tied it around his neck and hanged himself in his kitchen.

Stocks end flat on thin trading

2017-02-03 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Share prices firmed up at the close of trading yesterday although volume turnover remained lackluster due to the lack of leads, particularly on corporate earnings.

54 firms now compliant with Shariah rules – PSE

2017-01-10 philstar
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) announced yesterday that 54 companies made it to its list of Shariah-compliant securities.

FNI affiliate appeals ECC cancellation

2017-01-07 philstar
MANILA, Philippines – Ipilan Nickel Corp., an affiliate of listed Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc. (FNI), is seeking the reversal of an order canceling its environmental compliance certificate (ECC) for its nickel project in Palawan.

State-run China firm extends $20-M loan to Ipilan Nickel

2016-11-10 philstar
MANILA, Philippines - Ipilan Nickel Corp., an affiliate of Global Ferronickel Holdings Inc. (FNI), has inked a $20-million loan agreement with Chinese state-run Baiyin Nonferrous Group Co. Ltd.