MGB: No need to declare ‘mining-free zones’

5 October, 2017 at 10:58

Even if Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu already said that he will evaluate pending measures in Congress seeking to declare certain areas in the country “mining-free zones”…

Duterte meets with mining executives

8 August, 2017 at 14:28

After hitting the mining industry for what he described as its irresponsible practices, President Duterte met on Thursday with industry stakeholders to stress his concerns.

Ban on open pit mining stays —...

2 August, 2017 at 14:00

The order banning all prospective open-pit mines in the country will remain in effect and will be taken up at the interagency Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC), Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said.

Mining firms warn of ‘a hundred Piatcos’

20 February, 2017 at 14:45

The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) on Friday warned the government it could be swamped with hundreds of millions of dollars in suits from mining companies whose operations had been ordered shut down by Environment Secretary Gina Lopez.

Palace, Cabinet stop mine closures, suspension orders

10 February, 2017 at 14:59

Malacañang has put on hold the closure and suspension orders on 28 mines issued by Environment Secretary Gina Lopez purportedly to give way to due process.

Cabinet throws lifeline to miners

9 February, 2017 at 12:57

Beleaguered miners reeling from last week’s move by the Environment department to shut them down may have gotten a reprieve when the Cabinet on Tuesday…

Philippine metals industry fights Duterte over shutdown...

6 February, 2017 at 09:53

The Philippines metals industry has vowed to fight a clampdown by President Rodrigo Duterte’s government that would shut more than half the country’s mines and slash nickel ore shipments from the world’s largest exporter.

Mining, exports to suffer from DENR audit

10 October, 2016 at 16:30

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. believes the massive audit of mining companies may adversely affect the industry’s output as well as export earnings.

DENR open to reviewing new mine projects

30 August, 2016 at 16:00

The Executive Order (EO) 79, which was signed by former President Benigno Aquino III in 2012 banning the approval of new mining projects, is something that is not the country needs to properly regulate the mining sector.

PH miners issue ‘wish list’

26 November, 2015 at 09:01

THE CHAMBER of Mines of the Philippines has drawn up an industry wish list which the group hopes would guide the next administration in crafting economic policy.

Miners urge gov’t to make changes in...

22 September, 2014 at 09:07

By Czeriza Valencia (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 17, 2014 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Chamber of Mines of

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