Philippine government discuss lifting mining moratorium

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Friday, 16 September 2011

Government will investigate 96% of permits not used, China raises investment hopes

The Philippine government said this week that it will “welcome miners but not polluters” as it discussed lifting a moratorium on mining in the country.

In terms of industrial minerals the Philippines is well known for its chromite deposits, which it...

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