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Activists throw mud at Aquino, Paje, Pangilinan tarpaulins to protest Philex operations

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Members of militant groups who are protesting the release order of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo are trying to block the white convoy bearing the jailed leader.  MATIKAS SANTOS/INQUIRER.net

Environmental activists picketed the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Quezon City on Thursday in protest against its order permitting Philex Mining Corp. to resume operations in its Padcal facility.

Posted: February 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cops nab 5 activists trying to stage rally near Malacañang

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Five youth militants were arrested by the Manila Police District after attempting to stage a lighting rally near the Gate 7 of Malacañang Palace, a report on Radyo Inquirer 990 AM Monday said.

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

Romblon court rules against mining ban

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The Provincial government of Romblon is gearing for a court battle after the Regional Trial Court (RTC) in the island-province ruled to nullify the capitol’s ban on metallic mining in the province.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Gov, DENR stop quarrying in Banahaw

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Authorities have ordered at least five companies to stop quarrying operations on the slopes of Mount Banahaw in Sariaya town in Quezon for violations of their mining permits.

Posted: November 5th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

4 abducted by suspected NPA rebels in mining firm raid

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Four persons were allegedly abducted and several weapons were carted away after suspected New People’s Army rebels who pretended to be members of the military raided a mining firm in Agusan del Sur before dawn Thursday, a Philippine National Police spokesman said.

Posted: July 5th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

MGB urged to recall CDO, Iligan mining exploration permits

Northern Mindanao leaders on Friday urged the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) to recall mineral exploration permits (EPs) it issued to mining firms eyeing the hinterlands of this city and nearby Iligan City for mineral extraction, specifically for gold and iron.

Posted: February 19th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Time to correct misconceptions, says mining exec

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Mining engineers are generally “poor communicators,” Artemio Disini, president of the Philippine Chamber of Mines, admitted.

Posted: November 13th, 2011 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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