Firms form group to push for responsible mining in Mindanao [Philippines]

Author: Business Mirror [Philippines], Published on: 10 December 2009

Mining companies in Mindanao have…organized…into a group to push for responsible mining...Called the Coalition for Responsible Mining in Mindanao (Coremin2)…the group was formed following a three-day mining forum...coorganized by…TVI…[which] tackled the issues…raised against mining activities by antimining groups…[It is] composed mostly of mining firms…such as TVIRD...Sagittarius Mines…Holcim Philippines…Philex Mining, Ferrum 168, Linktone International…Industrial Sand and Gravel…Nelia Halcon, Chamber of Mines of the Philippines executive vice president, presented…[her] organization’s activities to promote responsible mining, including the drafting of a Corporate Social Responsibility Guidebook that will soon be launched…

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Related companies: Holcim (part of LafargeHolcim) Philex Mining Sagittarius Mines Inc (SMI) TVI Pacific (Toronto Ventures Incorporated)