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NGCP uses chopper in transmission line works

National Grid Corporation of the Philippines on Wednesday started its repair works on the Aurora-Ozamiz transmission line to the extent of using its Helicopter in transporting galvanized steel poles to replace defective ones along transmission lines traversing difficult terrains inaccessible to land transportation, an NGCP official said. NGCP MOM Chief …

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TM Forum chief executive officer keynotes Globe innovation forum

TM Forum chief executive officer Nik Willetts challenged communication service providers (CSPs) to capitalize on the value of digitalization and shared how companies can effectively transform digitally during his keynote speech at the recently concluded Globe Innovation Forum. Willetts, as head of the leading association driving digital business transformation in …

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Davao power coop collections improve with ‘flexi-payment’

Davao del Norte Electric Cooperative Inc. (Daneco), under the National Electrification Administration (NEA), has improved its collection over the past three months since it began offering a flexible payment scheme to member-consumers having difficulty in paying their energy bills and facing disconnection. In a news release issued Tuesday, Rey Nagar, …

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Senator urges NEA to sue erring gencos

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy, said the National Electrification Administration (NEA) must consider taking legal action against energy generation companies (gencos) found guilty of shortchanging the Palawan Electric Cooperative (Paleco) in their power supply agreements. During his meeting with officials of the NEA and power …

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Exporters: Peace talks to protect banana industry

group of exporters stressed that the long-term solution to the banana industry’s existing security issues is to resume peace talks between the government and the communist rebels. Ferdinand Marañon, president of Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (Philexport) of Davao Region, said peace and order have become the industry’s primary concern. “To …

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Tesda recognizes individual, group partners in Normin

Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-10 has recognized a number of individuals and organizations for their contribution as partners in promoting the “Tech-Voc” sector in the region. In an awarding ceremony held Tuesday, Aug. 29, at Mallberry Hotel, Provincial Director Leo V. Velez of TESDA-Misamis Oriental hailed the support …

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EU delegates secure slot in Minbizcon ‘17

Delegation from European Union (EU) has confirmed its participation by securing its slot in the 26th Mindanao Business Conference (MinBizCon) 2017 in Xavier Estates Sports and Country Club in Cagayan de Oro City on 7-9 September 2017. 2017 MinBizCon president Ruben Vegafria, and member of Oro Chamber Inc. said they …

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DA opens more sites for Marawi IDPs veggie projects

Department of Agriculture in Lanao del Sur  has opened four more vegetable production project sites for internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Marawi City. The project is part of the early recovery interventions of the Department to ease the lives of displaced Marawi residents by giving them opportunities to generate income …

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DOST exec to livestock stakeholders: Be a ‘good animal husbandry’ certified

Livestock raisers from the provinces of Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental convened during a Livestock Stakeholders’ Forum on August 18, through which they were encouraged to apply for Good Animal Husbandry Practices (GAHP) certification. Agribusiness Industry Support Section Chief Sonia E. Oliveros emphasized that GAHP certification will enable livestock raisers to …

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