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SolGen green lights legislative franchises for mining firms

Sep 28, 2017 - 7:42 AM

A bill that would require congressional franchises for mining firms is part of House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez’ list of priority legislation

BIGGEST PIT. The Panian Mine operated by Semirara Mining Corp is the biggest open-pit coal mine in the Philippines. File image from NASA

10 more mines recommended for suspension – DENR

Sep 22, 2016 - 9:41 AM

Senior Undersecretary for Environment Leo Jasareno says the names of the 10 mines will be disclosed after evaluation

Xstrata hikes investment cost estimate for copper mine

Dec 24, 2012 - 8:42 PM

Swiss mining giant Xstrata said Monday it would cost 300 million to develop the Frieda River copper and gold mine in Papua New Guinea

Aquino gov't pushes for incentive bill's passage before 2013 polls

Dec 09, 2012 - 12:28 PM

The Department of Finance DOF is in a race against time to help pass the fiscal incentives measure and the legislation of the mining revenue sharing scheme in 2013