Manila freezes Intex's permit for $2.4 bln nickel project [Philippines]

Author: Reuters, Published on: 18 November 2009

The Philippine government on Wednesday suspended a mining permit given last month to the…nickel project of…Intex Resources…following opposition from local communities. "I have directed the Environmental Management Bureau to immediately suspend the environmental compliance certificate of Mindoro Nickel Project until such time that a genuine public consultation shall have been undertaken involving the concerned local government units, the Church and other interested groups," Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Lito Atienza said in a statement…

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Related companies: Intex Resources