Suspended mining firms submit rehabilitation plans
Seven suspended mining companies have submitted their rehabilitation plans to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as part of their bid to soon resume operations.
Complying with the DENR requirement are AAM-Phil Natural Resources and Development Corp., Krominco Inc., Mt. Sinai Mining Exploration and Development Corp., Carrascal Nickel Corp., Zambales Diversified Metals Corp., Strong Built Mining Development Corp. and Emir Mineral Resources Corp.
Libjo Mining Corp. and Wellex Mining Corp., meanwhile, have yet to take any action to lift their suspension.
Once these plans are approved, the suspended mining firms will be given six months to resolve their violations before they are subjected to another round of evaluation.
If they pass, then they would be allowed to resume mining operations.
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