By: James Konstantin Galvez - manilatimes.net
Date Posted: 02/Jan/2013
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau on Tuesday said that it has granted the application of Philsaga Mining Corp. for an amended environmental compliance certificate, allowing the company to increase gold production in its mine in Agusan del Sur.
In an interview, Mines Director Leo Jasareno said that Philsaga, the local arm of Australian miner Medusa Mining Corp., was able to secure an amended ECC for the construction of a new mill in its Co-O gold mine.
“They plan to increase gold production in Co-O mine,” Jasareno said, noting that the new mill is expected to be commissioned in mid-2013.Read more...