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  • Lepanto starts commercial operation of copper-gold resource

    Listed firm Lepanto Consolidated Mining Co.’s copper-gold project has started commercial operation, Malaya reported on October 5. Lepanto said it already sold 1,048 dry metric tons (MT) of copper-gold concentrate to be shipped this week, but did...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • FNI bares higher mineral resources at Surigao mine

    GLOBAL Ferronickel Holdings Inc. (FNI) said on Thursday that the mineral resource estimate of its subsidiary Platinum Group Metals Corp. (PGMC) had increased by 3.8 million dry metric tons (DMT) following the completion of drilling activities at...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Senator pitches ‘FOI for mining’ bill; PH meets global EITI standards

    The Philippines has met all the requirements of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), an internationally recognized framework and practice that monitors revenue and public benefit from mining and other extractive resources, Interaksyon.com reported October 10. The...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Cimatu to propose legislation on open-pit mining

    Newly-confirmed Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said he would recommend a legislation that would provide clear-cut rules and regulations on open-pit mining, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported on October 9. During his confirmation hearing, Cimatu said that while...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • PH should give foreign investors more leeway – NEDA chief

    The Philippines should “drastically” cut the number of sectors and activities closed or limited to foreign investors to get more of the investment flows into Asia, the socioeconomic planning secretary said, Reuters reported Sept. 15. Ernesto Pernia...

    • Posted September 18, 2017
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  • Miners to Duterte: Visit rehabilitated mine pits

    Newly-elected chairman of the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) Gerard Brimo invited President Rodrigo Duterte to visit mining sites under their organization after the president said he wanted to stop all open-pit mining operations in...

    • Posted September 18, 2017
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  • Marcventures plans merger with 2 other miners

    Marcventures Holdings said it would merge with Asia Pilot Mining Philippines and BrightGreen Resources Holdings, with the company as the surviving entity, ABS-CBN reported on Sept. 11. The nickel ore producer told the stock exchange that it...

    • Posted September 18, 2017
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  • Chamber of Mines picks Brimo as new chair, names other trustees

    The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) has elected mining veteran and ex-banker Gerard Brimo, president and chief executive officer of Nickel Asia Corp., as its new chair to lead the mining industry in navigating a...

    • Posted September 4, 2017
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  • Romualdez steps down from Benguet Corp., Chamber posts

    The president and chief executive officer of listed Benguet Corp. has decided to resign from his post due to health reasons, The Philippine Star reported August 25. In a regulatory filing, the company said its board has...

    • Posted August 31, 2017
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  • MGB cool to congressional franchise for mining operations

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) is against a bill in Congress that may require mining firms to obtain a legislative franchise before they begin operations. “MGB is not keen to support it. Mining is not a...

    • Posted August 31, 2017
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