mining and quarrying - updates

Rappler's latest stories on mining and quarrying


More Filipinos hired than fired, quit jobs in Q4

Mar 27, 2013 - 6:02 AM

Employment in large enterprises in Metro Manila continued to expand in the 4th quarter of 2012

JOBS GAINED AND LOST. Government data says hiring growth was up in the last quarter of 2012. AFP Photo.

Only 16 mining applications accepted so far

Mar 19, 2013 - 10:24 PM

MGB accepts only 16 out of 152 mining applications it received since the lifting of a moratorium on such applications

SETTLEMENT. Miner OceanaGold reluctantly paid taxes so it could proceed with the shipment of ores from this Didipio mine where open pit operations started last December 2012. Photo from media website of OceanaGold

Philex fine could be highest for water pollution

Feb 18, 2013 - 5:00 PM

Environment Undersecretary Ignacio says the penalty for Philex violation of the Clean Water Act continues to grow

MINE SPILL. A Philex  Mining staff checks the penstock at the tailing pond of the Padcal mine in Benguet. Photo provided by Philex