Semirara Mining Corporation - updates

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Duterte and Sereno, Lopez on Semirara, Arianna Huffington | 12PM wRap

Aug 12, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Lopez warns Semirara Mining: 'Get your act together'

Aug 12, 2016 - 9:10 AM

The environment department directs the audit team to further assess project area and validate allegation of environmental impacts of the mining operation in Caluya Antique

SEMIRARA MINING. Environment Secretary Gina Lopez talks about her proposal to change her department's processes when it comes to the issuance of environmental compliance certificates. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Antique wants Semirara mines closed after accident

Jul 20, 2015 - 10:46 PM

The provincial government wants work at the mining site suspended beyond the two week period set by the energy department for its investigation

DOE, PNP start probe on Semirara tragedy

Jul 19, 2015 - 4:27 PM

The DOE sends its personnel to Semirara Island and begins exploring the Panian open pit coal mine of Semirara Mining and Power Corp SMPC where the incident happened

3 dead, 6 missing in Semirara mining accident

Jul 17, 2015 - 11:05 AM

2nd UPDATE The Department of Energy has ordered the immediate suspension of mining operations

Farmers barricading rice fields in Semirara arrested

Mar 01, 2014 - 9:56 AM

The land has been purchased by the LGU for a resettlement project for families from a nearby village which an NGO suspects is for a mining firm s tailings pond

CLEARING OPERATION. Farmers and other Poocan locals form a human barricade in front of a bulldozer dispatched by Caluya Mayor Genevieve Lim-Reyes and Semirara Mining Corp. Photo from Theo Mateo

Semirara Mining, mayor threaten to bulldoze rice fields

Feb 26, 2014 - 7:37 PM

With help from the mayor the company wants to drive away the farmers so it can relocate families from another village affected by its coal project expansion

ATTEMPTED DEMOLITION. The locals of Poocan in Semirara Island, Caluya town in Antique oppose the attempted bulldozing of their ricefields. All photos from PAKISAMA

Govt clears reopening of Semirara coal mine

Apr 19, 2013 - 1:31 PM

Semirara s coal mine in Antique the site of a landslide that killed 5 people was given clearance under certain conditions

FULL CLEARANCE. Semirara receives permission to conduct coal production activities in its North Panian site.

Semirara prepares to resume coal mining

Mar 06, 2013 - 10:59 AM

The energy department clears Semirara s preparatory activities to resume coal mining in Antique

Fast facts: Who owns Semirara?

Feb 17, 2013 - 4:01 PM

A landslide at a mine site of Semirara the country s largest coal producer kills 5 and leaves 5 more missing Who owns the company? How big is the business?

5TH RICHEST. David M. Consunji's net worth of $2.7 billion in 2012, ranked him the 5th richest man in the Philippines, according to Forbes. Photo taken from DMC's 2011 annual report.