2 weeks Gov’t rejects Oceanagold’s plea to transport remaining ore from suspended mine MB |Biz
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) has rejected the request of the Australian-Canadian miner Oceana Gold Philippines, Inc. (OGPI) to transport the remaining ore from its suspended mine site in Barangay Didipio in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya.  In his letter to OGPI General Manager David Way, MGB Regional Director Mario Ancheta said the issuance of Ore Transport Permit (OTP) to the mining firm must “be held in abeyance until such time the renewal of the FTAA [Financial and Technical Assistance Agreement] is granted” to the company. This, or if there is already an executive agreement between the Local Government Unit ... more