Parties Enter Due Diligence Process on Mindoro Nickel Project

Atro Mining-Vitali, Inc. (Atro) and Intex Resources ASA (Intex) have now as envisaged entered into a period of mutual due diligence. The parties reiterated their strong commitment to the process ahead. With the backing and strong commitment of its…Read More

Vestrum accused of Economic Crime

By: Asgeir Nilsen - Published: 19/06/2012 12:44:32 - Updated: 19/06/2012 1:32:48 p.m. More Sharing ServicesDel Norwegian authorities have charged Intex-chairman for breach of securities legislation. January Vestrum Anders, chairman of Intex…Read More

Bishop: Mining makes people poor

MANILA, Philippines—An official of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines disputed Saturday a claim by businessman Manuel V. Pangilinan that mining would help solve the country’s poverty problem. Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo, chair…Read More

Mining areas 'poorest' in country

Friday, March 2, 2012 MANILA (Updated 3:25 p.m.) -- Gina Lopez, managing director of ABS-CBN foundation, said Friday that the poorest areas in the country are those that engage in mining. Lopez, in the conference on Mining's Impact on Philippine Economy and…Read More

Who profits from mining?

by Atty. Rita Linda V. Jimeno Very few realize that to produce a single gold ring, 20 tons of mine wastes are generated. And where does all mine wastes go? To the rivers, the water systems, the air, the soil, the animals and the plants. Eventually, these…Read More

Multisectoral Council, not DENR , should decide to allow or not allow mining

A Multisectoral Mineral Council (MSMC) not just the Department of Environment and Natural Resources or its Mines and Geo-sciences Bureau should decide whether or not mining should be allowed in a particular area, the consolidated alternative mining bill…Read More

'PH no place for large-scale mining'

Given the country's vulnerability to natural calamity, Goodland and Wicks said the Philippines is no place for large-scale mining. They said there is no such thing as responsible mining in the Philippines, more so amid the high risk of seismic…Read More
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