By DJ Yap
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources on Tuesday issued a conditional environmental compliance certificate to the $5.9 billion Tampakan copper-gold project of Sagittarius Mining Inc. (SMI) in Southern Mindanao.
The fate of Xstrata’s $5.9 billion copper-gold project in the southern Philippines, which has been delayed by a ban on open-pit mining, may be decided in court, a provincial governor said Saturday.
By Riza T. Olchondra
Sagittarius Mines Inc. (SMI), the operator of the $6-billion Tampakan copper-gold project in Mindanao, may have to turn to Malacañang “before the end of the month,” to resolve problems involving its permit, according to a top official of the company.
By Amy R. Remo
Proponents of the $5.9-billion Tampakan copper gold project in South Cotabato plan to sell excess power of about 50-100 megawatts (MW) from their planned coal power plant to the power grid, a move seen to help secure adequate power supply in Mindanao.
By Abigail L. Ho
A number of business groups in Mindanao are throwing their support behind the proposed $5.9-billion Tampakan copper-gold project of Sagittarius Mines Inc., citing the many benefits that this could bring to Mindanao. One of the groups, the Junior Chamber International-Durian City, noted that the mining industry could help spur economic growth in the country by [...]