By Amy R. Remo
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau has allowed Philex Mining Corp. to finally resume its operations in its Padcal mine in Benguet, roughly two years after the company was slapped with a cease and desist order.
By Julie M. Aurelio
The Criminal Investigation and Detection Group is now investigating the alleged involvement of local policemen in illegal mining activities in Caramoan town in Camarines Sur.
By Ramon Tulfo
One and a half years before the 2016 presidential election, the political smear campaign against the leading presidential contender, Vice President Jojo Binay, has begun.
By Maricar Cinco
Despite the contamination of the province’s river in a 1996 mining disaster that had been tagged as the country’s worst, Marinduque continues to be a magnet for mining prospectors.
The environment group Basel Action Network (BAN) Toxics has opened a gold processing facility that it said offered an alternative to the continued use of mercury by small-scale miners in the gold rush area of Diwalwal in Monkayo town, Compostela Valley.