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POLICY REFORMS AND INITIATIVES TO REVITALIZE THE PHILIPPINE MINING INDUSTRY
HORACIO C. RAMOS Director MINES AND GEOSCIENCES BUREAU Department of Environment and Natural Resources Republic of the Philippines September 2009, Manila

Copper Gold Nickel Chromite Polymetallic Processing Plant

OPERATING MINES
7 Major Mines:
Masbate Gold Operation of Filminera Lepanto’s Victoria and Teresa Gold Mines Philex’s Padcal Copper Mine Rapu-rapu Polymetallic Project. Banahaw Gold Project, Philsaga Mining Corp. Carmen Copper Project Canatuan Copper-Zinc Project of TVI Resources

1 Medium-scale Chromite Mines
Redondo Project of Krominco, Inc.

10 Medium-scale Nickel Mines
Cagdianao Mining Corporation, Dinagat Province Berong Nickel Project, Quezon, Palawan Rio-tuba Nickel Mining Corp., Bataraza, Palawan Hinatuan Mining Corp. – Tagana-an Project, Surigao del Norte Taganito Mining Corp. – Claver, Surigao del Norte Platinum Group Metals – Cagdianao Nickel Project, Surigao del Norte CRAU Mineral Resources Corp. – Sta. Cruz-Candelaria Nickel Project, Zambales CTP Constn, and Mining Corp. – ACT Project and Carrascal Nickel Projects, Surigao del Sur SR Metals Inc. – Tubay Nickel Project, Agusan del Norte

4 Medium-scale Gold Mines
Gold mine of Johnson Gold Mining Corporation Maco Mine, Apex Mining Company Inc. Diwalwal Direct State Development Project Acupan Gold Operations of Benguet

15 Cement Plants and Quarries 1 Nickel Processing Plant in Palawan 1 Copper Smelter (PASAR) in Leyte 2000+ Small scale mines and quarries

MINING INDUSTRY INDICATORS
2008 Mining Gross Production Value Mining’s Contribution to GDP (current prices) Total Exports of Minerals and Mineral Products Employment in Mining (and Quarrying) PhP88.9 billion $2 billion PhP89.5 billion $2.01 billion 1.2% $2.48 billion 5.2% 158,000 1st Semester 2009 PhP45.8 billion $0.96 billion
(estimate)

2009…...

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