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DMCI knows how to get its way

By Ellen T. Tordesillas Antique Gov. Rhodora Cadiao’s worst fear has come true: it didn’t take long after the July 17 accident in Semirara Coal mine that killed nine workers that the suspension was lifted. News reports Wednesday said the Department of Environment and Natural Resources has lifted its suspension order against Semirara Mining and […]

August 15, 2015  Tags:   Posted in: Malaya, Mining  One Comment

Mines forest

We were in Rio Tuba last month, in the southern tip of Palawan, for an overview visit of Nickel Asia Corporation’s oldest mine. I was with three other reporters . The purpose of the trip, as JB Baylon, Nickel Asia’s new vice-president for communications told us, was to show us “responsible mining.” JB, who used […]

August 20, 2012  Tags:   Posted in: Environment, Mining  37 Comments