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Glencore to sell entire stake in SMI to Indophil

Jun 24, 2015 - 7:59 PM

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

SMI has fallen on hard times

Oct 01, 2013 - 10:10 AM

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?

Indophil is confident Tampakan mine will push through

Sep 16, 2013 - 10:18 AM

Glencore Xstrata s minority partner notes that the Tampakan project has only been revised not suspended

WORLD-CLASS ASSET. Photo shows a visualization of the Tampakan mining site by Parsons Brinckerhoff for Swiss miner Xstrata

Soldier, Cafgu man slain as tribal tension heats up

Sep 13, 2013 - 2:59 PM

An army and a government militiaman are killed in Kibalwan Davao del Sur amid rising tribal tension

SLAIN LEADER. Relatives led by fourth wife Kitkit (middle in striped red blouse), carry the coffins of Blaan leader Anting Freay and his son Victor to the top of a hill in Tamapkan, South Cotabato where Freay was buried last September 1. Photo by Edwin Espejo

NPA attacks mining firm facility in Mindanao, 1 hurt

Jul 08, 2013 - 8:24 PM

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

ATTACKED. A visualization of the Tampakan mining site by Parsons Brinckerhoff for Swiss miner Xstrata

Xstrata-Glencore merger issues may delay Tampakan mine

Apr 03, 2013 - 12:09 PM

The start of Tampakan mining operations may be delayed further due to merger issues of Glencore and Xstrata Plc

MINING OPERATIONS. It took over a year for the government to grant the operator of the Tampakan mine in Mindanao its environmental clearance. Photo shows a visualization of the Tampakan mining site by Parsons Brinckerhoff for Swiss miner Xstrata

New Church tarps: Which candidates are pro-, anti-mining?

Mar 13, 2013 - 2:27 AM

The Diocese of Marbel will be hanging tarpaulins showing which local candidates are supportive of or opposed to open pit mining in South Cotabato

Partylist rep: SMI funds CAFGUs

Feb 23, 2013 - 4:32 PM

SMI says CAFGUs are funded by LGUs and that the company only contributes when requested to do so

MINING OPERATIONS. It took over a year for the government to grant the operator of the Tampakan mine in Mindanao its environmental clearance. Photo shows a visualization of the Tampakan mining site by Parsons Brinckerhoff for Swiss miner Xstrata

Brother of anti-mining tribal leader slain

Jan 31, 2013 - 7:08 AM

The brother of Blaan tribal leader Daguil Cafeon is killed 3 months after his wife and sons died in an encounter

Xstrata unit defers start of Tampakan mining operations to 2019

Dec 12, 2012 - 4:21 PM

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

Officer, 8 soldiers sacked over killings

Oct 19, 2012 - 11:29 AM

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

Photo by LRC-KSK-FOEI

B'laan tribe laments 'massacre' of leader's family

Oct 18, 2012 - 6:02 PM

The killings of the B laan family happens at a time when the government is observing the Indigenous Peoples Month this October

Photo by LRC-KSK-FOEI