Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corporation and OceanaGold (Philippines), Inc., the only entries of the Philippines in the 1st ASEAN Minerals Awards (AMA), bagged the Best Practice in Minerals Mining and Best Practice in Minerals Processing awards, respectively.
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) presented its responsible mining advocacy programs in a lecture series entitled “Kartilya Sessions: Responsible Mining in the Philippines” held at the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) Headquarters in Pasig City. Read more: MGB presents responsible mining in DAP lecture series
President Rodrigo R. Duterte once again reminded the mining industry to take care of the environment, restore what their activities have damaged; and reiterated that protection of the environment is the administration’s top priority, while making sure that mining benefits all the Filipinos and not just the rich. Read more: SONA 2018: President’s stance on mining