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Suspected NPA rebels burn nickel firm’s dump trucks


Suspected New People’s Army rebels burned two dump trucks working for a nickel mining company operating in the town of Sofronio Española, southern Palawan Sunday night, police said Monday morning.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mining ‘accountability’ body set up by Aquino administration

Environment Secretary Ramon Paje AFP FILE PHOTO

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) expressed optimism that the country’s mining sector would become even more conscientious and transparent in its operations with the creation of an accountability mechanism for the industry.

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Diwalwal mine area residents seek permanent resettlement


Fearing landslides, hundreds of residents in a community at the foot of gold-rich Mt. Diwalwal here have appealed to the government to allow them to permanently resettle in an area already designated as a minerals processing zone.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Automatic appropriations for Bangsamoro ‘jewel in the crown’ in wealth sharing pact

Chief government negotiator Miriam Coronel-Ferrer.  PHOTO FROM OPAPP.GOV.PH

In the future, Bangsamoro leaders need not appear in Congress to defend their budget because the region will get automatic appropriation in the national budget.

Posted: July 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sacked MGB worker wants agency chief suspended for corruption


An employee of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau, who was recently removed from his post, has asked the Ombudsman to suspend MGB chief Leo Jasareno for allegedly committing corrupt practices.

Posted: July 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Why Abaya is not doing well at DOTC


Malacañang should investigate the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for granting a mining permit to Investwell Minerals Development Corp. even if it knew that the company had issues with the government.

Posted: June 11th, 2013 in On Target | Read More »

Fishers wage war for hidden paradise

Fisherman Levi Lalim had problems up to his knees when large mining firms filled the corals in Pulangdaga, Paracale, Camarines Norte, with mine tailings, killing his only source of livelihood.  RIO PALIZA/CONTRIBUTOR

Hope springs eternal even under the mine tailings. Levi Lalim, 55, fisherman and leader of his Paracale town’s Samahan ng mga Mangingilaw, is doing his best to save about 40 hectares of coral reef and mangrove forest submerged under red contaminated mud spewed out by mining facilities owned by three Chinese mining firms in Sitio (settlement) Pulangdaga in Barangay (village) Bagumbayan.

Posted: May 23rd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Philex dam in wrong place, says ex-VP

The engineer who helped build the damaged waste storage facility of gold producer Philex Mining Corp. in Benguet said it was wrongly constructed along a drain area of the Agno River.

Posted: March 15th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino ignored ‘Boss’ by issuing ECC to South Cotabato mine—Bayan

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President Aquino FILE PHOTO

Outrage from varied groups continues to snowball over the government’s issuance of an environmental compliance certificate (ECC) to mining giant Xstrata’s Sagittarius Mines Inc.

Posted: February 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aquino: Semirara mining site to remain closed until firm assures safety

Semirara mining. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III said on Thursday, the operations of the Semirara Mining Company (SMC) would remain suspended until an assurance from the mining firm of the safety of its site.

Posted: February 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Mining ban stays, says S. Cotabato governor

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South Cotabato Gov. Arthur Pingoy Jr. on Wednesday downplayed the issuance of an environmental compliance certificate (ECC) to mining giant Xstrata’s Sagittarius Mines Inc. (SMI), saying the provincial government ban on open-pit mining stays.

Posted: February 21st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

5 buried, 5 missing in coal mine collapse

caluya, antique map

The miners were having coffee near the end of their break around midnight on Wednesday when they noticed that earth was coming loose on the western wall of the coal mine pit.

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

NPA rebels torch quarry equipment in Rizal

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Suspected New People’s Army rebels burned down heavy equipment owned by a quarry company in Rodriguez, Rizal, on Sunday afternoon, the regional spokesman of the military’s Southern Luzon Command, said on Monday.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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