The Philippines Mining News

Philippine miners say gov’t shutdown order ‘illegal’

Should the government go ahead with all the recommended shutdowns and suspensions, global supply of nickel will drop by about 8%.

Philippines to extend ban on new mines, review current permits

The move is part of the government's increasing efforts to clamp down on damage caused by the mining industry in the nation, the world's top nickel ore supplier.

Nickel price jumps on Manila mining crackdown

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte tells miners "We will survive as a nation without you" as ministry shuts down three nickel mines in a month.

The Philippines creates ‘mining accountability’ body

The local Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) ) aims to guarantee the country’s mining sector transparency and accountability.

Philex Petroleum closes coal mine, executive quits

Zamboanga Sibugay mine turned out unprofitable.

Africa’s increasing risks scaring off mining investments: report

With the exception of Ghana and Cape Verde, which were ranked as “medium risk” in the index published Wednesday, all others were classified as “high risk."