• Medusa completes resources review

    MEDUSA Mining’s Philippines operating company Philsaga Mining Corporation has completed the annual review and update of mineral resource and ore reserve estimates. Total inferred and indicated resources for the Co-O project in Mindanao are estimated at 4.34 million tonnes at a grade of 10.1 grams/tonne gold for a total of 1.41 million ounces.

  • Didipio underground brought forward

    Processing facilities at OceanaGold’s Didipio project in northern LuzonUNDERGROUND development at OceanaGold’s Didipio Gold Project will be brought forward by a year and will now commence in the first quarter of 2015. This decision follows an optimization study which delivered positive outcomes and identified significant value from the existing operation and ore body.

  • PHILIPPINES - King-king EIS being reviewed

    St Augustine Gold and Copper Limited is working with the Philippine Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) in the final stages of reviewing the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the King-king Copper-Gold Project in Mindanao.

  • PHILIPPINES - First Agata DSO shipment

    Joint venture partners TVI Pacific and Mindoro Resources announce that the first shipment of high-iron/low nickel direct shipping ore (DSO) has been completed from the Agata project in northern Mindanao.

  • Masbate SAG mill change-out completed

    A CHANGE-OUT of the SAG mill at B2Gold’s Masbate Gold Project has been successfully completed with the new mill now in operation and performing its function flawlessly after a short period of commissioning. The project was completed on time in late June with no safety incidents.

  • PHILIPPINES - MBMI confirms transfer

    MBMI Resources has executed an instrument with DMCI Mining Corporation dated October 14 confirming that the sale and transfer of 100% of the shares owned or held by MBMI in Madridejos Mining Corporation, Patricia Louise Mining Corporation and Sara Marie Mining Corporation pursuant to the Deeds of Assignment between DMCI and MBMI executed on October 18, 2012 are final and took full effect as of the date of the execution of the corresponding Deeds of Assignment.

  • Mining industry plants 20 million trees

    Employee volunteers help transform a barren and defoliated site into a green sanctuary that will help propagate wildlife as part of Arbor Day celebrations in Cebu (Photo courtesy Carmen Copper).

    IN honour of Arbor Day 2014, and further to Presidential Proclamation No 643 urging public and private sectors to plant trees for a healthier ecosystem, the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) and its member-companies have commemorated the planting of the local mining industry’s 20-millionth tree since 2011. The celebration has also reaffirmed the mining industry’s commitment as the country’s largest industrial forester.

  • PHILIPPINES - Start of Agata DSO operations

    Joint venture partners TVI Pacific and Mindoro Resources advise that shipping of high-iron/low-nickel direct shipping ore (DSO) material has commenced at the Agata project in northern Mindanao.

  • PHILIPPINES – Medusa completes resources review

    Medusa Mining, through its Philippines operating company Philsaga Mining Corporation, has completed the annual review and update to its mineral resource and ore reserve estimates.
    Total inferred and indicated resources for the Co-O Mine are now estimated at 4.34 million tonnes at a grade of 10.1 grams/tonne gold for a total of 1.41 million ounces, compared to the estimate reported on August 8, 2013, of 6.88 million tonnes @ 9.9 grams/tonne for 2.19 million ounces.

  • PHILIPPINES – Excellent Batangas silver results

    Red Mountain Mining has received very high-grade silver results with good gold credits from channel sampling of outcropping lode mineralization at the new Lumbangan Ridge target within the Archangel prospect of the Batangas Gold Project, 120km south of Manila.

  • PHILIPPINES – Positive Itogon sampling results

    ECR Minerals has received positive assay results from phase 4 channel sampling at the Itogon epithermal gold project in Benguet Province, northern Philippines.

  • PHILIPPINES - Competitive fiscal system needed

    The Philippines needs to implement a fiscal regime which would impose an average effective tax rate (AETR) for the mining industry similar to other countries if it wants to attract investments, according to several business groups.

  • SUPPLIERS - Outotec opens office in Manila

    Outotec has opened a new office in Manila, the Philippines, as part of the company’s expansion in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. The new office was inaugurated last week by Outotec’s APAC region president Stuart Sneyd in the presence of customers, ministries and industry associations.

  • PHILIPPINES – Didipio underground brought forward

    An optimization study on OceanaGold’s Didipio Gold Project has delivered positive outcomes with underground development to be brought forward by one year. This work will now commence in the first quarter of 2015.

  • PHILIPPINES – Further positive Itogon results

    ECR Minerals has announced further positive assay results from surface and underground channel sampling at the Itogon epithermal gold project in the Philippines. Results continue to demonstrate gold mineralization at surface outside the zones tested by previous drilling.

  • PHILIPPINES – Mill change-out completed

    B2Gold expects that Masbate Mine will meet the lower end of its 2014 production guidance range of 190,000 to 200,000 ounces of gold at an operating cash cost of approximately $765 to $800 per ounce. This forecast follows a change-out of the SAG mill during June which resulted in second quarter production falling by around 4%.

  • PHILIPPINES - Bezant concern at proposed taxes

    Bezant Resources, the AIM-listed copper-gold exploration and development company operating in the Philippines and Argentina, says it is working with other major operators in the Philippine mining sector in a bid to ascertain more about a potential new revenue-sharing tax regime that is being proposed. It says that the proposals are already having a negative impact on its business.

  • PHILIPPINES - Mindoro signs option agreements

    Mindoro Resources has signed two option agreements to acquire an additional 25% interest in the Agata project and an option to acquire an additional 25% interest in the Tapian San Francisco project, from its Philippine partner Minimax Mineral Exploration Corp. These projects are within the Surigao mining region on the island of Mindanao.

  • PHILIPPINES - Cadan internal review

    Cadan Resources is continuing to progress an internal strategic review and has completed a number of the short term objectives. The review includes examining the commencement of exploratory work in and around the T’Boli Gold Project.

  • PHILIPPINES - St Augustine receives US$14.5 million

    St. Augustine Gold and Copper’s private placement with strategic partner and insider Queensberry Mining and Development Corp has closed. There were 145 million shares issued at a subscription price of US$0.10 per share, for proceeds of US$14.5 million.

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