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MCB Project Feasibility Study Approval

MCB Project Feasibility Study Approval

15 August 2023 Announcement


  • Philippine Mines and Geosciences Bureau approves the MCB Project’s Mining Project Feasibility Study as technically and economically feasible based on provisions of the Philippine Mining Act of 1995.
  • Following this approval is the anticipated issuance of the MCB Project’s Declaration of Mining Project Feasibility and consequently, the Mineral Production Sharing Agreement.

Celsius Resources is pleased to announce the approval of the Mining Project Feasibility Study (“MPFS”) for the Maalinao-Caigutan-Biyog (“MCB”) Project in the Cordillera Administrative Region under its Philippine subsidiary, Makilala Mining Company, Inc. (“MMCI or “the Company”).

After a thorough evaluation of the Technical Committee, the Philippine Mines and Geoscience Bureau deemed it technically and economically feasible after consideration of the environmental, social, and fiscal requirements prescribed under the Philippine Mining Act of 1995and its revised Implementing Rules and Regulations2.

Celsius Chairman Atty. Julito Sarmiento said: “We are thankful to the Marcos, Jr.’s Administration, through the leadership of Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau, in creating a supportive and favourable climate for the mining companies in the Philippines while ensuring that we adhere to the national standards on responsible mining. Rest assured that we remain committed as responsible stewards of our natural resources in our quest to provide value not only to our shareholders and stakeholders but to our country and host communities as well.”

To read the full announcement, please click here.