First Pacific Co Ltd and its MD and CEO, Manuel V. Pangilinan, led four of its businesses and two other top executives in winning eight awards for this year in recognition for their excellent corporate directorship and best practices in good governance.

Philex Mining CEO & President Eulalio Austin, Jr. receives on behalf of the company the “Most Promising Companies on Corporate Governance” award for this year from Aldrin Monsod, publisher and managing director of Corporate Governance Asia, in Hong Kong on Oct. 24.

Philex Mining Corp. has been noted by a prestigious regional journal as one of the companies in Asia that are “following the path of good corporate governance,” granting it the “Asia's Most Promising Company on Corporate Governance” award for this year.

Philex Mining Corp. CEO & President Eulalio Austin, Jr. telling the new mining engineers on October 17 to make a difference while building their respective careers and help change the world.

About 100 professional surfers from all over the country and abroad have gathered on the southern Philippine island of Siargao for a surfing competition organized by the local government and is supported by Philex Mining Corp. and Smart Communications, Inc.

Philex Mining Corp. has joined other industry leaders in continuing to bat for a competitive sector through government cooperation and consistency in policies toward mining, as the company revealed that it is open for a merger and acquisition (M&A) deal.

Philex Mining has expressed hopes for a better future for the country’s mining sector, despite an uncertain investment direction that government wants, as it supports this year’s biggest and most prestigious conference and exhibition on the industry.

They came not only to offer prayers in thanksgiving and celebrate with the officials and employees of Philex Mining Corp. for the normal operations of Padcal mine, they also stressed the company’s promotion of the “greater good” via responsible mining.

The Batch '83 of Saint Louis High School-Philex has helped in Philex Mining's refo program, planting 900 seedlings and saplings across 5,000 sq m of land behind their alma mater in Brgy. Ampucao, Itogon. 

Philex Mining Corp. today received an order from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau granting the full operations at Padcal mine, in Benguet, as the government regulator permanently lifted a cease-and-desist order issued after a 2012 tailings-leak accident. 

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