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Maco landslide: Apex Mining says 3 buses, jeepney waiting to shuttle workers accounted

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 February) – The three buses and a jeepney waiting for workers of Apex Mining Corp. were found buried in the landslide that hit Barangay Masara in Maco, Davao de Oro, the company said. In a statement sent to MindaNews Saturday, Ma. Teresa Lopez Pacis, Apex Mining assistant vice president for […].....»»

Category: newsSource: mindanews mindanewsFeb 12th, 2024

Death toll in Davao de Oro landslide climbs to 27 after burying mining workers

More casualties are being tallied by government officials following a deadly landslide that occused in Maco, Davao de Oro that buried two buses carrying workers of Apex Mining Co., Inc......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2024

At least 5 killed in landslide in southern Philippines

MANILA, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- At least five people were killed and 31 others injured due to a landslide on Tuesday that buried two buses and houses in a mining town in southern Philippines, local authorities said on Wednesday. The landslide took place on Tuesday night near a mining site in Maco town of Davao de Oro province, a local disaster agency said. The passenger buses were ferrying workers from the min.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2024

2 buses full of mining firm workers buried in Davao de Oro landslide

Rescuers are scrambling to account for passengers of three buses that got covered with mud and rocks that fell from a hill in Barangay Masara, Maco town in Davao de Oro on Tuesday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 7th, 2024

Apex Mining must be held accountable, says Lumad group

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 February)—An indigenous group has condemned Apex Mining Company for their apparent neglect of their workers and demanded that the firm be held accountable for the casualties during the February 6 landslide in Masara. “Why did Apex Mining company continue its 24-hour mining operations, using three shifts of workers, during the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Feb. 9

MANILA -- The death toll in a landslide that crashed into villages in Davao de Oro province in southern Philippines on Tuesday has climbed to 27, with 89 remaining missing, authorities said Friday. In an updated statement, the Maco municipal government said 32 have been rescued from the landslide, which occurred Tuesday night near a mining site in Maco town and buried several houses and two buses that ferry mine.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2024

Philippine landslide death toll climbs to 15, with 110 missing

MANILA, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in a massive landslide that crashed into villages in Davao de Oro province in the southern Philippines has climbed to 15, with 110 remaining missing, authorities said Friday. In a statement, the Maco municipal government said 31 have been rescued from the landslide, which occurred Tuesday night near a mining site in Maco town that buried several houses and two buses that.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2024

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Feb. 9

MANILA -- The death toll in a landslide that crashed into villages in Davao de Oro province in southern Philippines on Tuesday has climbed to 27, with 89 remaining missing, authorities said Friday. In an updated statement, the Maco municipal government said 32 have been rescued from the landslide, which occurred Tuesday night near a mining site in Maco town and buried several houses and two buses that ferry mine.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2024

Philippine landslide death toll climbs to 15, with 110 missing

MANILA, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in a massive landslide that crashed into villages in Davao de Oro province in the southern Philippines has climbed to 15, with 110 remaining missing, authorities said Friday. In a statement, the Maco municipal government said 31 have been rescued from the landslide, which occurred Tuesday night near a mining site in Maco town that buried several houses and two buses that.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2024

Families face uncertainty as search continues for 49 missing in Davao de Oro landslide

(1st UPDATE) As the death toll rises to 10, search and rescue workers race against time as they resume operations to look for signs of life at the mining village of Masara in Maco town, Davao de Oro.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2024

Apex Mining clarifies landslide outside site, joins rescue efforts

APEX Mining Co. Inc. clarified that the tragic landslide, claiming at least seven lives in Zone 1, Barangay Masara, Maco, Davao de Oro on February 6, 2024, occurred outside their mining site jurisdiction......»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2024

‘Suspend all mining ops’: Groups demanding accountability for Masara landslide

SEVERAL progressive groups gathered at Roxas Avenue in Davao City on February 20, 2024, aiming to hold a prominent mining company accountable for a significant landslide incident in Masara, Municipality of Maco, Davao de Oro......»»

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Landslide death toll climbs to 98 in Philippines

MANILA, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a landslide in a mining town in Davao de Oro province in southern Philippines on Feb. 6 has climbed to 98, a regional disaster prevention office said Saturday. The Maco Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said rescuers continue to search for nine others who remained missing. Rocks, soil and debris triggered by days of rain slid from mount.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2024

Landslide death toll climbs to 98 in Philippines

MANILA, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a landslide in a mining town in Davao de Oro province in southern Philippines on Feb. 6 has climbed to 98, a regional disaster prevention office said Saturday. The Maco Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said rescuers continue to search for nine others who remained missing. Rocks, soil and debris triggered by days of rain slid from mount.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2024

Philippine landslide death toll rises to 92, search for 36 continues

MANILA, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from the Feb. 6 landslide that hit a mining town in Davao de Oro province in the southern Philippines has risen to 92, local authorities said Thursday. Provincial government of Davao de Oro said on social media that rescuers are still looking for 36 missing people. Leah Anora of the Department of Interior and Local government told a press conference at Maco, the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

Philippine landslide death toll rises to 92, search for 36 continues

MANILA, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from the Feb. 6 landslide that hit a mining town in Davao de Oro province in the southern Philippines has risen to 92, local authorities said Thursday. Provincial government of Davao de Oro said on social media that rescuers are still looking for 36 missing people. Leah Anora of the Department of Interior and Local government told a press conference at Maco, the.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2024

Rescuers halt work in Masara due to unstable ground

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 13 February)—The search, rescue and retrieval (SRR) operations at the Masara landslide site were halted today due to ground movement. Ferdinand Dobli, Apex Mining community relations manager and incident commander, said in a press conference streamed via Facebook Live that they had to halt SRR operations around 2 p.m. due to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024

Philippine landslide death toll rises to 71, search for 47 continues

MANILA, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from the Feb. 6 landslide that hit a mining town in Davao de Oro province in the southern Philippines has risen to 71, a government official said Tuesday. Leah Anora of the Department of the Interior and Local Government told a press conference at Maco, the municipality where the tragedy occurred, that rescuers are still looking for 47 missing people. Thirty-two.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024

Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Feb. 13

ANKARA -- At least nine workers were believed to be trapped in a landslide in a gold mine area on Tuesday in the Ilic district of eastern Türkiye's Erzincan Province, local NTV reported, citing local authorities. Erzincan Governor Hamza Aydogdu told reporters that there may be nine to 12 workers trapped underground, but the exact number is not yet known. (Türkiye-Mining Disaster) - - - -.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024

Philippine landslide death toll rises to 71, search for 47 continues

MANILA, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from the Feb. 6 landslide that hit a mining town in Davao de Oro province in the southern Philippines has risen to 71, a government official said Tuesday. Leah Anora of the Department of the Interior and Local Government told a press conference at Maco, the municipality where the tragedy occurred, that rescuers are still looking for 47 missing people. Thirty-two.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024

Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Feb. 13

ANKARA -- At least nine workers were believed to be trapped in a landslide in a gold mine area on Tuesday in the Ilic district of eastern Türkiye's Erzincan Province, local NTV reported, citing local authorities. Erzincan Governor Hamza Aydogdu told reporters that there may be nine to 12 workers trapped underground, but the exact number is not yet known. (Türkiye-Mining Disaster) - - - -.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2024