December 19, 2018
Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd.
Coral Bay Nickel Corporation (CBNC), a subsidiary of Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. (SMM), was again awarded with the 2018 Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award (PMIEA) by the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). This is the fifth consecutive year that CBNC has given this award having previously been awarded the PMIEA from 2014 to 2017. While the CBNC's mineral processing category was named as the award recipient, the selection was made upon an assessment taking account of all related activities in the company, including management of the environment and safety in plants, protection of the local environment, and contribution to local communities. Together with the PMIEA, the CBNC was presented with two other awards at the same time, for a total of three. The other two were the Best Mining Forest Award and the Safest Mineral Processing - Extraction Award.
Please check the below PDF file for details.