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"I will go visit every mining company"

The Philippines’ recently-appointed environment secretary Roy Cimatu has moved to assure foreign investors that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will ensure responsible mining in the country.

World > Asia

"I will go visit every mining company"

The Philippines’ recently-appointed environment secretary Roy Cimatu has moved to assure foreign investors that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) will ensure responsible mining in the country.

"I will go visit every mining company"

Philippines environment secretary Roy Cimatu

The country’s mining sector remains uncertain after Cimatu has taken a slow and steady approach to reviewing his controversial predecessor Gina Lopez’s closure, suspension and cancellation of numerous mining operations on environmental and social grounds.