In one fell swoop the Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) shut down more than half of all operating mines last month. According to Secretary Gina Lopez its audit.
MANILA Philippines — In a departure from his anti-mining stance President Rodrigo Duterte lifted a 9-year-old ban on new mining agreements on Thursday ending a controversial policy considered .
MANILA Philippines (6th UPDATE) – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announced the closure of 23 mining operations in several areas in the country on Thursday February 2.
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines ordered the closure on Thursday of 23 mines mainly nickel producers that account for about half of output in the world’s top nickel ore supplier in a government.
Philippines’ Duterte lifts ban on new mining permits. President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted a ban on issuing licenses for new mining operations in the Philippines marking an about-face from a previous anti-mining stance that saw him ban open-pit mining in 2017 and close or suspend 26 mining operations for …
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine mining minister’s decision to close over half of the country’s mines and suspend others is “illegal and unfair” an industry group said on Monday as the minister.
The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines which is a professional association of the country’s largest mining quarrying and mineral processing companies formed with the aim of promoting the responsible exploration development and utilisation of minerals has been working to lift the ban on open-pit mining considering that most of the deposits are low-grade and are situated near the surface.