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Philex to reopen mine after 2 years

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ON AUG. 1 last year, Tailings Storage Facility No. 3 of Philex Mining Corp. in Itogon, Benguet, leaked and spilled 20 million metric tons of silt into the Balog Creek and Agno River. As of late April, Philex officials said cleanup in the creek was 98-percent complete. RICHARD BALONGLONG

The Pollution Adjudication Board (PAB) had lifted its cease-and-desist order on Philex Mining Corp.’s Padcal mine in Benguet province, almost two years after Philex suffered a spill in its mine tailings dam, an official of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) said on Thursday.

Posted: June 20th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Benguet ‘rose capital’ finds ways to keep blooming

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FARMERS from Bahong village in the Benguet town of La Trinidad harvest roses in time for Valentine’s week. Bahong and other villages in La Trinidad are famous for their rose production. EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

While most women look forward to receiving red roses this Valentine’s Day, Juliet Bentrez, a farmer in La Trinidad town in Benguet province, would rather receive chocolates.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Inquirer Features | Read More »

DA exec recommends lobby to hike farm subsidy

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Fearful of the impact of free trade by 2015, Agriculture Undersecretary Segfredo Serrano and Benguet officials urged vegetable farmers last week to seek higher farm subsidies and strengthen the vegetable industry in the region.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Philex gets reprieve

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ON AUG. 1 last year, Tailings Storage Facility No. 3 of Philex Mining Corp. in Itogon, Benguet, leaked and spilled 20 million metric tons of silt into the Balog Creek and Agno River. As of late April, Philex officials said cleanup in the creek was 98-percent complete. RICHARD BALONGLONG

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) has allowed Philex Mining Corp. to operate the Padcal mine in Benguet beyond July 7 or when the four-month temporary resumption of operations ends following the breach of a tailings pond in August last year.

Posted: July 6th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Prayers, labor nurture organic farming

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BERNADETTE Dawadeo, one of the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Baguio City, mans the Mountain Grown Natural Food store of organic vegetables of La Top and food and beauty products near the Baguio Cathedral. PHOTO BY EV ESPIRITU/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

In 2005, a group of Catholic nuns in Benguet chose to devote a portion of their prayer hours to till a vegetable farm in Tublay, Benguet. They did this to reach out to local farmers who were then engaged in the heavy use of pesticides.

Posted: June 8th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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