This also paves the way for the complete exit of the Switzerland-based Glencore Plc from the $5.6-billion controversial copper and gold project of Sagittarius Mines in Tampakan, South Cotabato
Just how serious is the ‘scaling down’ of the activities of Sagittarius Mines Inc. (SMI) after Glencore-Xstrata announced a cut of half its global operations?
Glencore-Xstrata's minority partner notes that the Tampakan project has only been revised, not suspended
An army and a government militiaman are killed in Kibalwan, Davao del Sur amid rising tribal tension
(UPDATED) Guerrillas opened fire on a police detachment as they raided the headquarters of Sagittarius Mines in Davao del Sur. The mining firm denies it was the target.
The start of Tampakan mining operations may be delayed further due to merger issues of Glencore and Xstrata Plc.
The Diocese of Marbel will be hanging tarpaulins showing which local candidates are supportive of or opposed to open pit mining in South Cotabato
SMI says CAFGUs are funded by LGUs and that the company only contributes when requested to do so
The brother of Blaan tribal leader Daguil Cafeon is killed, 3 months after his wife and sons died in an encounter
This is the 3rd time that the start of the project's commercial operations is moved. Earlier this year, SMI twice announced that operations of the Tampakan project will start in 2016 then moved to 2018
(CORRECTED) The Army relieves a company commander and 8 of his troops after an operation that killed two minors and their mother, all from the B'laan tribe
The killings of the B'laan family happens at a time when the government is observing the Indigenous Peoples' Month this October