philex mining tailings

Philex’s tailings dam failings highlight ... - MINING.COM

2012-8-24  Jack Caldwell points out on his blog that Philex had obtained a raft of ISO certifications demonstrating its commitment to responsible mining operations, and that the deleterious effects of...

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Philex's Padcal mine, the biggest mining disaster of

2015-4-24  On August 1, 2012, a massive mining spill causing the release of 20.6 million tons of toxic tailings into water bodies, occurred at the Philex Padcal mine, located in Benguet province. In terms of volume, the spill was ten times larger than the

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Philex grateful for surviving 2012 tailings spill –

2016-12-5  Engr. Eulalio B. Austin, Jr., president and chief executive officer of the Philex Mining Corporation, claimed the August 2012 tailings spill was the worst incident that happened in the 60-year history of the Padcal mine but the resilience of the mine workers, and the close coordination with the host and neighboring communities, and all other stakeholders to address the spill helped the company

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Philex confirms 4 mine leaks in Padcal tailings pond in

Philex confirms 4 mine leaks in Padcal tailings pond in August MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - Gold and copper producer Philex Mining Corp said "unfavorable weather conditions" at its Padcal mine...

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Untold story of Philex's mine waste spill - Bulatlat

2012-10-9  Untold story of Philex’s mine waste spill. Information being provided by Philex mines and the government on why the mine tailings pond spill happened and the devastation resulting from it are understated, nay sanitized, an independent mission discovered. It is “the worst mining

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Philex Mining’s fines may reach P1B due to successive ...

2012-9-11  MANILA, Philippines—Gold-and-copper producer Philex Mining Corp. could face almost P1 billion in new fines for the sediment spills in its waste facility in Benguet province.

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‘Philex’s unstable tailings dam shatters myth of ...

2012-8-22  Although Philex has shut down since Aug. 1 its sole gold mining operations – and it tells the public the mines would remain closed until the company has attended to the reported cracks and resulting leakages from its mine tailings pond – communities living near the site said they hope Philex would just shut down its mining operations permanently. Philex

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Philex plugs tailings leakage Philstar

2012-10-9  Philex Mining Corp. has plugged the leak in its Padcal mine tailings pond 3 in Itogon, Benguet and has reportedly stopped the sediment flow that has affected downstream.

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Philex to build 2 new tailings ponds Philstar

2012-9-25  Philex Mining Corp. is considering the construction of two new tailings ponds to replace the broken tailings pond No. 3 of its copper-gold mine in Padcal, Benguet.

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Leak at Philex tailings dam plugged, says MGB

2012-8-5  Apil ordered the company to cease operations on Aug. 3 pending repairs on the tailings pond. Philex’s Padcal operations in Itogon is the firm’s oldest mine and was supposed to have been ...

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Philex confirms 4 mine leaks in Padcal tailings pond in

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - Gold and copper producer Philex Mining Corp said "unfavorable weather conditions" at its Padcal mine site in Benguet province have caused its tailings facility to ...

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Philex grateful for surviving 2012 tailings spill –

2016-12-5  Philex grateful for surviving 2012 tailings spill. Monday, December 5, 2016 TUBA, Benguet • The management of the Philex Mining Corporation was grateful to the host and neighboring communities and all other stakeholders for their ability to survive the August 2012 tailings spill that could have put an end to its operations.

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Philex spill ‘biggest mining disaster’ in PHL, surpassing ...

2012-11-12  The Philex mine spill in Benguet is now the “biggest mining disaster” in the Philippines in terms of volume, with 20 million metric tons of mine tailings flowing out of its tailings pond, or ten times more than the amount dumped by Marcopper into the Boac River in Marinduque. This week, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau will conduct a socio-environmental impact assessment to determine the ...

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Philex Faces Huge Fines for Tailings Spill E MJ

2020-4-8  Philex has claimed that the water and sediment from the tailings pond discharged in Talog Creek that flows to Agno River was non-toxic. Ten days after it closed its Padcal mine operation (August 1) because of an overflowing waste pond, Philex Mining estimated its losses in

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Philex grateful for surviving 2012 tailings spill –

2016-11-29  Philex grateful for surviving 2012 tailings spill November 29, 2016 December 1, 2016 Hent TUBA, Benguet – The management of the Philex Mining Corporation was grateful to the host and neighboring communities and all other stakeholders for their ability to survive the August 2012 tailings spill that could have put an end to its operations.

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Philex tailings pond barricade halted – HERALD

2018-4-2  TUBA, Benguet – Philex Mining Corp. has secured a TRO, or temporary restraining order, against at least 22 men claiming to be with an “unincorporated group,” whose barricade at the company’s tailings pond and its open spillway, in Itogon town’s Brgy.

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Philex to construct 2 new tailings ponds in Padcal mine

Philex is looking at spending over P600 million to build two replacement tailings ponds after one of their existing one was damaged and leaked sediments after a heavy ...

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‘Philex’s unstable tailings dam shatters myth of ...

2012-8-22  But during those years of mining, Philex had also filled up to capacity until it stopped using its first tailings pond in 1981, and its second in 1992. The latter’s dam walls, in fact, collapsed first in January 1992 due to “foundation failure” before the company stopped using it that year – slightly over the 11 years estimated lifespan ...

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Leak at Philex tailings dam plugged, says MGB

2012-8-5  Government teams supervised by Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Director Leo Jasareno confirmed that leaks from the waste containment dam of Philex Mining Corp. in Itogon, Benguet, had been stopped.

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Philex mining reopening sought by stakeholders -

2021-3-27  The Deputy Majority Leader of the House of Representatives called on the government on Sunday to help the early revival of Philex Mining, which is one of the biggest taxpayers in the country.

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Philex Faces Huge Fines for Tailings Spill E MJ

2020-4-8  Philex has claimed that the water and sediment from the tailings pond discharged in Talog Creek that flows to Agno River was non-toxic. Ten days after it closed its Padcal mine operation (August 1) because of an overflowing waste pond, Philex Mining estimated its losses in

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Philex to construct 2 new tailings ponds in Padcal mine

Philex is looking at spending over P600 million to build two replacement tailings ponds after one of their existing one was damaged and leaked sediments after a heavy ...

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Philex tailings pond barricade halted – HERALD

2018-4-2  TUBA, Benguet – Philex Mining Corp. has secured a TRO, or temporary restraining order, against at least 22 men claiming to be with an “unincorporated group,” whose barricade at the company’s tailings pond and its open spillway, in Itogon town’s Brgy.

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‘Philex’s unstable tailings dam shatters myth of ...

2012-8-22  But during those years of mining, Philex had also filled up to capacity until it stopped using its first tailings pond in 1981, and its second in 1992. The latter’s dam walls, in fact, collapsed first in January 1992 due to “foundation failure” before the company stopped using it that year – slightly over the 11 years estimated lifespan ...

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Philex mining reopening sought by stakeholders -

2021-3-27  The Deputy Majority Leader of the House of Representatives called on the government on Sunday to help the early revival of Philex Mining, which is one of the biggest taxpayers in the country.

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Philex wants more time to stabilize damaged Padcal ...

2013-6-16  Philex Mining Corp. vice president and Padcal mine resident manager Libby Ricafort said the company needs to continue its activities in Benguet to be able to raise the elevation of the beach being constructed in its tailings pond no. 3, which polluted environs around the mine due to a leakage last year.

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Investigate Philex dam collapse - indigenous peoples ...

2012-9-13  The operations of Philex Mining Corp. in Pacdal, Tuba, Benguet, was suspended last August 2 due to a leak from one of its tailings pond. It has leaked six times since August 1. The affected tailings pond is the only active pond being used as the two other ponds have been decommissioned and rehabilitated as forest areas.

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Philippines rejects Philex appeal, orders it to pay $24 ...

2012-11-22  Top Philippine gold and copper producer Philex Mining Corp will not be allowed to reopen its Padcal mine unless it pays a $24-million fine for a tailings spill in August and completes cleanup ...

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Probe sought on Philex storage facility - SUNSTAR

2018-6-28  SOME 92 petitioners have called on government regulators to conduct re-assessment of the compensation of all claims of indigenous cultural communities (ICC) affected by the construction of the tailings storage facility 3 (TSF3) of Philex Mining Corporation.

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Philex backs Duterte against illegal mining - SUNSTAR

The mining company has been operating for 50 years in Benguet province and stopped operations on August of 2012 because of defective tailings after heavy rains brought about by typhoons. To date, the DENR has now cleared Philex to resume operations.

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