10 months Swiss miner diversifies into agriculture MB |Biz
By Madelaine B. Miraflor Swiss mining firm Solway Investment Group, who operates two chromite mines in the Philippines, is interested to diversify into agriculture, with an initial plan to build in Mindanao what could be the next largest contiguous banana plantation in the world. Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said on Friday that it is Solway Investment Group and Techiron Resources, Inc. who are interested to put up massive banana plantation in Mindanao. Solway Investment Group is a private mining and metals group headquartered in Switzerland, with mines and smelting plants in Guatemala, Ukraine, Russia, Macedonia, Indonesia ... more