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Global Business Power to acquire 50% stake in Alsons

Jun 05, 2017 - 3:50 PM

Through its deal with the Alsons group Global Business Power will now reach the Mindanao market

STRATEGIC ALLIANCE. Under the agreement, Global Business Power will acquire a 50% stake in Alsons Thermal Energy Corporation (ATEC) – the holding company for ACR’s baseload coal-fired power plant assets. Rappler file photo

Cop killed by guards of Zamboanga del Norte mayoralty bet

May 05, 2016 - 10:17 PM

Police Senior Inspector Mirdan Usama and his men fired upon the bodyguards of Alliance of Parties for Progress candidate Alson Chan in Tampilisan town

ALSON CHAN. Photo of Mayoralty candidate Alson Chan.

Green groups urge 'zero vote' vs pro-mining bets

Mar 01, 2016 - 3:21 PM

3rd UPDATE They single out presidential bets Mar Roxas and Jejomar Binay and senatorial aspirant Martin Romualdez but do not cite the tandem of Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Cayetano

ZERO VOTE. Green groups urge the public not to vote candidates with ties to mining operations in the Philippines. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

Alsons Renewable to spend $650M for hydro, solar projects

Feb 22, 2016 - 5:08 PM

Alsons Renewable will construct a hydroelectric plant along the Siguil River in Maasim Sarangani

SHIFTING FOCUS. Alsons, which is expected to contribute 600 megawatts of capacity to Mindanao, is shifting its focus to renewable energy

PH eyes bigger shrimp production for export

Nov 12, 2015 - 9:45 PM

As demand from the US and Japan continues to grow the Philippines targets to more than double its total shrimp production in 2014 says Senator Cynthia Villar

POTENTIAL EXPORT. The Philippines is positioning to become the region's leading white shrimp producer. Photo by Edwin Espejo/Rappler

Gibo Teodoro now Sagittarius Mines board chairman

Aug 20, 2015 - 12:04 PM

Insiders are hoping that the former defense chief will give SMI a fresh start after years of failure to operate the 5 9 billion Tampakan copper and gold project

Glencore to sell entire stake in SMI to Indophil

Jun 24, 2015 - 7:59 PM

This also paves the way for the complete exit of the Switzerland based Glencore Plc from the 5 6 billion controversial copper and gold project of Sagittarius Mines in Tampakan South Cotabato

Prebid terms for Mindanao power plant output ready by Sept

Jun 13, 2015 - 3:10 PM

New power plants of Aboitiz Power Alsons and San Miguel Corporation are expected to be put up by the first half of 2016

LOCK-IN PERIOD. Imposed lock-in period between the winning bidder and the off-taker would discourage investors to participate in the bidding, Energy secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla says

DOE plans to delay Mindanao coal plant privatization

May 10, 2015 - 9:26 PM

Energy Secretary Petilla says an early auction could cause price shocks and he wants to wait until other plants are built first

Unseated Zambo del Norte mayor refuses to step down

Feb 28, 2015 - 9:00 AM

A local court has ruled favorably on the electoral protest of 2013 Tampilisan mayoral candidate Alson Chan but incumbent Angeles Carloto II has locked himself up at the municipal hall

NOT BUDGING. Mayor Angeles Carloto II of Tampilisan, Zamboanga del Norte, refuses to leave his post. All photos by Gualberto Laput

Alsons to take over Australia's Indophil PH

Jan 16, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Mindanao based Alsons Group s stake in the Australian mining firm will also hike its interest in Sagittarius Mines the concessionaire of the controversial Tampakan exploration project

Alsons offers to buy Australia's Indophil PH stake for P14B

Sep 23, 2014 - 2:42 PM

Filipino firm Alsons Prime Investment Corporation offers to buy Australia’s Indophil Resources NL subject to 75 approval of Indophil’s shareholders

Aboitiz group buys stake in Batangas industrial park

Oct 04, 2013 - 1:01 PM

AboitizLand plans to acquire a majority stake in Lima Land the operator of a 468 hectare industrial park in Batangas

Ayala Land, Alcantara to develop Davao property

Mar 22, 2013 - 10:11 AM

The project will have residential and commercial condominiums as well as retail component

NEW PROJECT. Ayala Land Inc. ties up with the Alcantara group for the development a property in Davao City. This photo shows construction at one of the projects of the real estate giant in Taguig City. Photo courtesy of AFP

Alcantara group says power projects lifted 2012 profit

Jan 07, 2013 - 2:35 PM

The group s holding firm Alsons Consolidated says it expects to have ended 2012 with a net income P567 2 million up 24 year on year

Severe brownouts likely in Mindanao during polls

Oct 24, 2012 - 7:45 PM

An official of the Alsons power group says the anticipated El Niño phenomenon will affect the output of the region s hydroelectric power plants in the months of March until June next year

Alcantara group gears up for Sarangani power plant

Jun 28, 2012 - 1:37 PM

The Alcantara group is gearing up for the start of the construction of its 200 megawatt coal fired power plant in Sarangani province in power starved Mindanao