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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 »

Disaster leaves mining industry under siege

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It is the second mining disaster to occur in the country in seven months, putting the local mining industry under siege, but investors do not expect a prolonged suspension of operations of Semirara Mining Corp.’s Panian open-pit coal mine in Antique, given that the disaster was “not environmental” in nature.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

What Went Before: Philex Mining leak

Philex Mining Corp. voluntarily shut down its Padcal operations on Aug. 1, when an accidental discharge of water and sediment was discovered at its tailing pond in Itogon, Benguet province, amid heavy rains from Typhoon “Gener” (international name: Saola).

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Philex gold mine suspended over spill

The government has indefinitely suspended the operations of the country’s largest gold mine after a waste spillage near a major river, officials said on Monday.

Posted: August 6th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Philex Mining denies rebels attack in Compostela Valley


The Philex Mining Company has said reports indicating New People’s Army rebels attacked its compound in Compostela Valley were “false.” “Neither Philex Mining or its subsidiaries have any exploration or mining activity in the Davao Region,” said Rene Patangan, media affairs relations officer of the company in Surigao.

Posted: June 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »