Philippines: Details of the Tampakan project challenged

The Xstrata-controlled Tampakan project has become one of the most contentious in the Philippines, and one that the Mines and Communities website has critiqued for several years. There are many reasons for this – not least that, if it goes ahead, the mine will...

Philippines: Glencore Xstrata further delayed over Tampakan

Glencore Xstrata has finally succumbed to reality in recognising the nature of the opposition it faces to the proposed Tampakan project, and has agreed to further long-term delays (& ‘down-sized’ its workforce in the process). This follows the launch...