Government Extends Deadline for ISO 14001 Certification for Mining Firms

Gina Lopez, the new secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, has extended the deadline for mining firms to secure an ISO 14001 certification until next month. The original deadline was last April, but only 13 of 42 metallic mine companies complied. Failure to meet the new deadline would mean suspension of the firm’s environmental compliance certificate (ECC) and non-issuance of ore transport…

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