mining operations - updates

Rappler's latest stories on mining operations


Closure of 23 mining operations 'final' when Duterte decides

Feb 09, 2017 - 1:29 PM

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez also says mining operations on appeal with the Office of the President may continue operations until the Chief Executive makes a decision

FINAL SAY. President Duterte presides over the 12th Cabinet meeting at the Palace. Photo from Presidential Photographers Division

DENR to suspend 2 mining companies in Eastern Samar

Aug 11, 2016 - 3:01 PM

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says even with the ongoing audit she has not yet seen a model of responsible mining

DENR suspends operations of iron ore mine in Bulacan

Aug 10, 2016 - 3:43 PM

The department has verified complaints from residents that Ore Asia Mining Development Corporation caused siltation in a river which is a tributary of the Sibul spring

Gov't suspends 2 more mining firms in Palawan

Jul 27, 2016 - 2:58 PM

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says more mining operations are likely to be suspended given the number of complaints her department has received

MINING AUDIT. Mines and Geosciences Bureau chief Leo Jasareno (left) and Environment Secretary Gina Lopez explain the mining audit to reporters on July 27, 2016. Photo from DENR's official Twitter account

Mining firm files charges vs 10 Zambales residents

Feb 10, 2016 - 7:13 PM

Residents of Santa Cruz Zambales have blocked the hauling trucks of Zambales Diversified Metals Corporation since its mining operations reportedly caused floods in the villages

BARRICADE. Residents of Santa Cruz town in Zambales have been blocking the hauling trucks of Zambales Diversified Metals Corporation in protest of the environmental damage its operations have reportedly caused in the villages. Photo by Randy Datu/Rappler

MVP-led Philex to shut down coal mine

Sep 02, 2013 - 11:29 AM

Six months after declaring a suspension the Philex unit proceeds with closure of coal mining operations