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Bad weather stalls clean-up of oil spill in Oriental Mindoro, says power corp.

BAD weather has hampered the clean-up of an oil spill in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, where 2.5 hectares of rice land and a hectare of grass land were affected, according to an official of the power plant where the leak came from. “The weather in Calapan has been erratic. We’ve experienced heavy rains and sunny [...] The post Bad weather stalls clean-up of oil spill in Oriental Mindoro, says power corp. appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes manilatimesNov 11th, 2017

Oil spill in Oriental Mindoro affects 8 hectares of farmland–report

AN oil spill from a power plant in Oriental Mindoro affected eight hectares of farmland, according to a radio report on Wednesday, two days after the accident happened. The report said 800 liters of bunker oil spilled from the DMCI Power Corp. in Barangay Sta. Isabel in Calapan City and spread to a nearby creek… link: Oil spill in Oriental Mindoro affects 8 hectares of farmland–report.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2017

Power plant oil leak hits farm in Mindoro

CITY OF CALAPAN --- About 10 hectares of farmland and a creek in this city were damaged when oil leaked from a tank in a power plant here during heavy rains on Monday. In an interview on Tuesday, Alfonso Javier, provincial environment management officer of the Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) in Oriental Mindoro province, said the leak had been contained about six hours later, through the use of booms and absorbent pillows. Faulty sensor The spill came from the buffer tank of DMCI Power Corp., which has been operating a 15-megawatt bunker-fired diesel plant in Barangay Sta. Isabel for the last three years. Personnel from the EMB had collected samples of the sludge for an...Keep on reading: Power plant oil leak hits farm in Mindoro.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 8th, 2017

Cold front sweeping across parts of Southern Luzon, Visayas

  The tail-end of a cold front will continue to affect the eastern section of Southern Luzon and of the Visayas, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said Sunday.   Cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms will be experienced by residents in the Bicol Region, Quezon, Mindoro Oriental, Marinduque, Romblon and Samar provinces, the Pagasa said.   Pagasa warned residents for possible flashfloods and landslides could be expected due to the said weather disturbance.   Meanwhile, cloudy skies with light rain will be the weather over the Cagayan Valley, Cordillera Administrative Reg...Keep on reading: Cold front sweeping across parts of Southern Luzon, Visayas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2018

September 7, 2018 Visayas Weather Forecast

REGIONAL WEATHER FORECAST Forecast Areas: Visayas, Palawan, Occidental Mindoro Issued at: 6:00 AM, 07 September 2018 Valid Beginning: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: 3:00 AM today, Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 95 km West Northwest of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro (13.6ºN, 120.3ºE). Meanwhile, another Low […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 7th, 2018

Oriental Peninsula formalizes entry into power sector

Listed mining holding firm Oriental Peninsula Resources Group Inc. has formalized its entry into the power sector following its capital infusion in affiliate Oriental Energy and Power Generation Corp......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

Oriental Energy capital stock hike gets SEC nod

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the increase in the authorized capital stock of Oriental Energy & Power Generation Corp. to P2 billion from P30 million at present, listed Oriental Peninsula Resources Group, Inc. said on Tuesday. The capital stock increase will be implemented via a subscription to P300 million worth of common [...] The post Oriental Energy capital stock hike gets SEC nod appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsSep 4th, 2018

DMCI Power posts record sales in first half of 2018

DMCI Power Corp., the power arm of engineering conglomerate DMCI Holdings, posted record sales in the first semester on the back of strong electricity demand in the provinces of Palawan, Mindoro, and Masbate......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 23rd, 2018

Scorching heat in South Korea leads to electricity failures, casualties

SEOUL --- As the scorching weather continues, several regions across South Korea suffered blackouts caused by circuit failures following high electricity demands.   According to Korea Electric Power Corp.on Sunday, the electricity went out in 756 households of nine apartment buildings in Gwangju at10:10 p.m.on Saturday. While the power came back for most of the houses after two hours, the outage continued as ofSundaynoonfor 252 households in the three apartment buildings.   In Busan, 200 households suffered from an electricity outage from10:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.on Sunday.   Districts in Seoul also suffered similar blackoutson Saturday. In an apartment complex...Keep on reading: Scorching heat in South Korea leads to electricity failures, casualties.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 23rd, 2018

AboitizPower to provide 33 MW of clean energy to Nueva Ecija

Aboitiz Power Corp. has struck a deal to provide clean energy supply of 33 megawatts (MW) to the province of Nueva Ecija......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Mindoro Grid wins bid for Malaya O& M contract

State-run Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. has declared Mindoro Grid Corp. as the lowest bidder for the one-year contract of 650-megawatt Malaya Thermal Power Plant in Rizal......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2018

MGC likely to bag 640-MW Malaya Thermal plant contract

Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corp. (PSALM) yesterday announced that Mindoro Grid Corp. (MGC) submitted the lowest offer for the contract to operate and maintain the 640-megawatt M.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 1st, 2018

MPIC power businesses target 1,600-MW hike in capacity by 2022

THE power units of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) will be expanding their capacity by around 1,600 megawatts (MW) until 2022, with plans to invest around P30 billion during the period. “We continue to find ways to develop at least 1,500 megawatts of additional generational capacity by 2021. While we remain committed to clean coal, […] The post MPIC power businesses target 1,600-MW hike in capacity by 2022 appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Napocor energizes 41-km Calapan-Galera power line

The National Power Corporation (Napocor) on Saturday energized the 69 kV Calapan – Puerto Galera transmission line in Oriental Mindoro, improving the reliability of power dispatch in the province......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Next target: 500 Puerto Galera resorts

CITY OF CALAPAN---The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will start inspecting on Monday close to 500 resorts and hotels in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro. The beach and diving town was the government's next target in the Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) region in a sweep of establishments that violate environmental laws, like the Clean Water Act and a requirement for structures to be at least 3 meters away from the sea. No resistance Natividad Bernardino, head of the DENR Mimaropa office, said the 40-member Task Force Puerto Galera would start the inspection at Sabang Bay where waters had been tested positive for high coliform contaminat...Keep on reading: Next target: 500 Puerto Galera resorts.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 11th, 2018

DENR to run after environmental law violators in Puerto Galera

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is now targeting violators of environmental laws at the tourist town of Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro province, following crackdowns last week on erring establishments at two prime tourist destinations---Boracay Island in Aklan province and Panglao Island in Bohol province. This brings to three the special task forces recently formed by the DENR in Mimaropa (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan) to clean up popular beach and tourist sites in the region. Aside from Puerto Galera, the two other tourist towns on the DENR watch list in Mimaropa are El Nido and Coron, both in Palawan province. "It (task force) wou...Keep on reading: DENR to run after environmental law violators in Puerto Galera.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2018

Jolliville, Udenna near deal completion

Philippine H2O Ventures Corp. is selling its water business in Oriental Mindoro for P442 million to affiliate Tabuk Water Corp. in preparation for a subsequent sale to the group of Dennis Uy, the parent firm said yesterday. In a regulatory filing, Jolliville Holdings Corp. said H2O and Tabuk had entered into a share purchase agreement. H2O is selling its entire shares and interests in Calapan Waterworks Corp., or 99.75 percent of the latter's capital stock. Calapan Waterworks owns and operates the local waterworks system of Calapan City. It is engaged in the business of developing and using water resources to harness, produce and supply water for domestic, municipal, agricultura...Keep on reading: Jolliville, Udenna near deal completion.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

VISAYAS WEATHER FORECAST: 14 February 2018

(Forecast Areas: Visayas, Palawan, Occidental Mindoro) Issued at: 6:00 AM, 14 February 2018 Valid Beginning: 6:00 AM today until 6:00 AM tomorrow SYNOPSIS: At 3:00 AM today, Tropical Depression “BASYANG” was estimated based fom all available data at 175 kmWest Southwest of Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental(8.9N,121.8E) with maximum sustained winds of 45 km/h near the center […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018

Oriental Petroleum shareholder vote fails on lack of quorum

ORIENTAL Petroleum and Minerals Corp. said it failed to secure the required attendance for a valid vote to amend its secondary business purpose to include power generation. In a disclosure to the exchange Friday, the company said: “The meeting was adjourned to a later date due to lack of quorum. The Corporation will send out […] The post Oriental Petroleum shareholder vote fails on lack of quorum appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 19th, 2018

SMC unit buys out Masinloc power plant

SMC Global Power Holdings (SMCGPH), the power business of conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC), has closed a deal to buy the 630-megawatt (MW) Masinloc power plant in Zambales for US$1.9 billion, as it expands footprint in clean coal technology......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

‘Constitutional crisis looms’

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon and Sen. Francis Escudero on Monday said lawmakers neither had the power to issue a subpoena nor order the arrest of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno in an impeachment hearing. Drilon, a lawyer, former secretary of justice and former Senate President, warned that imprudent exercise of these powers may trigger a serious constitutional crisis. Escudero, also a lawyer, issued a similar warning. Oriental Mindoro Rep. Reynaldo Umali, head of the House justice committee, said in a radio interview on Sunday that the panel was studying if it could subpoena Sereno to answer the allegations in the impeachment complaint against her, as the Chief...Keep on reading: ‘Constitutional crisis looms’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2017