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"This is not the end, but rather the beginning of a new chapter for the mining industry"

The spot nickel price fell 3% to US$9,177 per tonne as the Philippines rejected Regina Lopez's controversial appointment as environment secretary yesterday.

Regina Lopez was vetoed as the Philippines environment secretary

Regina Lopez was vetoed as the Philippines environment secretary

In a turbulent 10 months for the mining industry, Lopez closed more than half the country’s mines, cancelled developments and banned future openpit mining, before the Commission on Appointment (CA) yesterday...

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