The results, published on Friday following a technical assistance mission in April, could form part of tax proposals to be pushed by the Aquino administration under a revised mining policy issued last month.
TOLEDO MINING Corp. Plc. completed eight shipments of nickel ore in the first half from output produced at a Palawan project, the miner said last week.
Carmen Corp., a subsidiary of listed miner Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corp., posted output hike last month on the back of better metal grades and higher gold prices.
Listed Nickel Asia Corp. (NAC) hit a record high in shipment volumes last year amid strong demand from China, a disclosure to the local bourse showed yesterday.