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Regional directors, representatives of the government agencies, and some private stakeholders together with Butuan City Mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr. and other officials witness the inauguration of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Caraga’s new Science and Technology Center, as well as the groundbreaking of its Metrology Laboratory at the Caraga State University (CSU) Campus, Barangay Ampayon, Butuan City headed by Regional Director Lyndo Villacorta. (PIA-Caraga)
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PIA Press Release
Thursday, January 05, 2012

Filipino investor interested in Nonoc mining revival

by Annette Villaces

SURIGAO CITY, Jan. 5 (PIA) -- A Filipino investor is interested in the revival of Nonoc Nickel mine of Philnico Industrial Corp. (Philnico), City Mayor Ernesto Matugas confirmed recently.

Matugas said San Miguel Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer, Ramon Ang is now seriously considering the re-opening of the said refinery located in Nonoc Island.

Matugas said he personally persuaded Ang to invest in the said company while he was in Manila and that negotiations are still on-going.

Matugas said he expects at least 8,000 new jobs will be created if the project pushes thru. (Surigao City PIO/PIA-Surigao del Norte)

 
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