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Cobalt mining and TRAIN

* This is my article in BusinessWorld last March 01, 2018.

Many people are enamored — and rightly so — with consumer electronics and gadgets like smartphones, iPads, laptops, and so on. 591 more words

Lower taxes via more mineral exports

* This is my article in BusinessWorld last February 6, 2018.


Countries that impose zero income taxes on their nationals are dependent on extracting and exporting their natural resources such as oil and natural gas. 642 more words

Mining and natural disasters

* This is my article in BusinessWorld on December 15, 2017.

Environmental activists claim that the planet is going into a deepening death spiral with more and more people either killed or displaced by natural disasters that occur around the world. 529 more words

Presentation at Mining PH Conference 2017

Last month during the Mining Philippines Conference 2017, I was one of 6 panel discussants in one focus group discussion.

First I discussed the recent rants vs. 180 more words

Kaleidoscope forum by UP MINERS

Last Thursday evening, September 28, the student organization UP MINERS held a forum on “Kaleidoscope: Various Perspectives on Mining” held at the UP College of Engineering Theater. 585 more words

Mining taxes per hectare of land

* This is my article in BusinessWorld last August 30, 2017.

A repeated argument by many sectors clamoring for suspension or closure or higher taxation of large mining projects is that the taxes, fees, and royalties they pay is very small. 548 more words

Mineral rent and taxation

* This is my article in BusinessWorld yesterday.

The Philippines’ mining potential is inversely proportional to government mining policies.

Until about two years ago, the debate was on how much tax hike would be imposed on mining. 644 more words