Nickel Asia - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Nickel Asia


Proposed SEC rule to hit San Miguel, PAL Holdings, Andrew Tan firms

Jun 17, 2017 - 10:49 AM

About 68 listed Philippine firms including 4 Andrew Tan led businesses will need to sell more shares to the public if SEC hikes the minimum public float to 20

RAISE. The SEC proposed to double the minimum public float level to 20% by July 1, 2017.

WATCH: First-hand look at Nickel Asia’s open pit mining in Palawan

May 23, 2017 - 12:47 PM

What exactly constitutes responsible mining ?

Rappler Talk: Nickel Asia Corp and responsible mining in Palawan

May 21, 2017 - 7:21 PM

Nickel Asia s vice president for corporate communications Jose Bayani Baylon explains their operations in the province of Palawan

Mining magnate Zamora to Lopez: I've never 'killed a mountain'

Mar 09, 2017 - 2:20 PM

UPDATED Mountains I have climbed and time I have killed – but not even in my wildest imagination have I ever killed a mountain Not guilty says businessman Manuel Zamora in response to Environment Secretary Gina Lopez

DENR secretary Gina Lopez answers questions from the members of the congress during her confirmation hearing at the Senate in Pasay City on March 8, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Lopez to CA member: Tell your brother he killed a mountain

Mar 08, 2017 - 11:34 AM

UPDATED Lopez to Representative Ronaldo Zamora: That s your brother s mine… Tell your brother he totally killed the mountain

DENR secretary Gina Lopez answers questions from the members of the congress during her confirmation hearing at the Senate in Pasay City on March 8, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Philippines driving up nickel prices – industry group

Jul 22, 2016 - 7:50 PM

Chamber of Mines of the Philippines official Ronald Recidoro: The price movement now is only because of the minister s pronouncements It threatens the future of a lot of mining projects already in the pipeline

Concerned citizens protest HMC activities in Manicani Island. Rappler File photo by Jazmin Bonifacio

Philex, Silangan Mining to Gina Lopez: We are ISO-compliant

Jul 06, 2016 - 7:00 PM

This is in response to DENR chief Gina Lopez s call to suspend mining firms that are not ISO compliant

COMPLY OR FACE SUSPENSION. The new DENR chief says ISO14001 certification is responsible mining. File photo by EPA/MWD Daily News

Eastern Samar residents protest nickel hauling in Manicani Island

Jun 09, 2016 - 4:16 PM

Concerned citizens have barricaded the nickel ore stockpile of a subsidiary of Nickel Asia to protest the mining company s activities in Manicani Island in Guiuan

Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio/Rappler

Green groups urge 'zero vote' vs pro-mining bets

Mar 01, 2016 - 3:21 PM

3rd UPDATE They single out presidential bets Mar Roxas and Jejomar Binay and senatorial aspirant Martin Romualdez but do not cite the tandem of Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Cayetano

ZERO VOTE. Green groups urge the public not to vote candidates with ties to mining operations in the Philippines. Photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler

PH mining firms sign industry scorecard

Oct 13, 2014 - 11:53 AM

Top mining companies agree to a new monitoring program to check their environmental footprint while doing business

Alive in Guiuan

May 08, 2014 - 3:39 PM

Maika Echeveri 14 lost all the members of her family in Victory Island during the typhoon She is alive because she was in Guiuan attending high school

PLDT, Razon group to lead Tacloban rehab

Jan 24, 2014 - 6:23 PM

The government promises them business potential in areas rehabilitated after Super Typhoon Yolanda Haiyan

Mining royalties plunge as nickel prices fall

Sep 26, 2013 - 12:31 PM

Several nickel producers posted lower H1 earnings because of the drop in metal prices

A DAY IN THE MINE. Workers carry load on their heads as they head out to start their workday at the Taganito HPAL Nickel Corporation. Photo by Rick Rocamora

IN PHOTOS: Taganito, a mining town

Sep 08, 2013 - 3:28 AM

In the island of Taganito in northern Mindanao life revolves around Nickel Asia Corporation

Nickel Asia opens plant in Surigao del Norte

Sep 05, 2013 - 9:43 PM

The country s largest nickel producer opens a processing plant in Surigao del Norte

Low prices weigh on Nickel Asia H1 income

Jul 30, 2013 - 7:53 PM

Earnings fall despite an increase in volume of shipments

Traders operate in the pit at the London Metal Exchange in central London. AFP PHOTO / SHAUN CURRY

Nickel Asia ships out record ore volume but...

Jan 10, 2013 - 12:35 PM

It s not the volume it s the price Nickel Asia warns regarding its 2012 financial performance

Rebel attack, strong peso jack up Taganito project cost to $1.6-B

Nov 20, 2012 - 4:28 PM

The insurgency attack on the Taganito Nickel Processing Plant Project and the volatile foreign exchange rates have pushed up the cost for the project in northern Mindanao by 290 million

Nickel Asia Q1 profit falls on lower metal prices

May 08, 2012 - 2:35 PM

But the country s largest nickel producer says they see pickup in sales in the next quarter