Philex Mining Corp. spent a total of P58.2 million out of the P74.04-million budget set aside for Padcal operations’ social projects, information campaign, and research to further develop the mining industry that had been approved by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau.
Philex Mining Corp. has expressed confidence on a positive closure of its talks with the municipalities of Itogon and Tuba, in Benguet, over the issue of alleged unpaid business taxes.
Philex Mining’s Sibutad Project has continued expanding its mangrove plantation in Zamboanga del Norte, with 40,300 propagules planted in a 6.73-hectare area in 2013, bringing to 111,135 the total number of suckers planted across 14.58 hectares since 2011.
A total of 305,590 seedlings of various forest- and fruit-tree species were planted across 250 hectares of the newly and previously established areas at the Padcal mine site, and another 140 hectares of the previously established plantation areas for enhancement.
Manuel V. Pangilinan has reiterated support for government efforts to rebuild the communities devastated by calamities, as he expressed solidarity with the Aquino administration’s initiative to hold an inter-faith rally in gratitude for God’s blessings.
Philex Mining Corp. today announced the appointment of its new senior vice-president and Padcal resident manager, following the retirement of Libby Ricafort after serving the company for almost 19 years.
From the deployment of a rescue team to the distribution of goods to calamity survivors, Philex Mining Corp. and its subsidiaries have continued to mobilize their resources for the ongoing relief and rehabilitation operations in the Visayas.
The MVP Group has worked with the UNICEF and the water district in Tacloban City in providing safe drinking water to the survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda and those in other stricken areas in the Visayas.
Tulong Kapatid has continued providing holistic aid to the storm-ravaged Visayas, with its rescue team recovering at least 40 bodies in Leyte and its power firm helping to restore electricity in some areas on Panay Island.
Besides marching on with its relief operations for the "Yolanda" victims through Tulong Kapatid, the MVP Group of Companies has helped restore 84 percent of overall communications systems in the affected areas in the Visayas.
Philex Mining spent a total of P58.2 million out of the P74.04-million budget set aside for Padcal operations’ social projects, IEC, and research in 2013.
The MVP Group has worked with the UNICEF and the water district in Tacloban City in providing potable water to the survivors of "Yolanda" in the Visayas.
From an initial fund of P2 million, the money collected by Tulong Kapatid has ballooned to P31 million, following the live telethons aired on TV5.