Philex says tailings pond spilled, but already arrested

Posted at Aug 03 2012 05:07 PM | Updated as of Aug 04 2012 03:13 AM

Philex Mining spokesman Mike Toledo said the "accidental discharge" in one of its tunnels at Padcal mine in Benguet province started from its tailings pond. He said this was arrested at 8:30 this morning. The volume and where the tailings reached is still under investigation. ANC News Now, August 3, 2012