The surge in demand for urban homes inspired DMCI to construct its very own housing projects – DMCI Homes. Mining. Semirara Mining Corporation (PSE: SCC), a 56%owned subsidiary, is a publicly listed company engaged in the exploration, mining and development of coal resources on Semirara Island in Caluya, Antique. It is currently the Philippines' largest coalproducing company .
DMCI Holdings Inc. of the Consunji Group expects 2019 to be a tough year for the mining business even with the lifting of the suspension of one of its nickel assets, Berong Nickel Corp., in November last year. "We will be shipping mostly lower grade nickel which fetches a lower price in the market.