Tailings spill reported in Compostela mine site
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The Maco gold-silver mine of listed Apex Mining Co. Inc. in Compostela Valley has suffered a tailings spill, the company disclosed yesterday. In a regulatory filing, Apex Mining said tailings leaked from the Lumanggang Creek diversion pipe of the mineâ€™s tailings management facility at around 7 a.m. of Jan. 15. "Initial investigation showed that the continuous, weeklong downpour of rain experienced in the area greatly contributed to the incident," Apex Mining said.
Valencia, C. (2014, February 13). Tailings spill reported in Compostela mine site. The Philippine Star, p. A-21.
- The Philippine Star