Mine Tour. Officials of Philex Mining Corp. led by President and CEO Engr. Eulalio B. Austin, Jr. welcome Social Security System Commissioner Anita B. Quitain (4th from left), her chief of staff Atty. Fatima Zoryada Quitain (3rd from left), Comissioner Michael G. Regino (3rd from right), and Commissioner Jose Gabriel M. La Vina (4th from right) at the Saint Louis High School in Ampucao, Itogon, Benguet. Also in the photo are Philex Mining CFO Danny Y. Yu (far left) and Philex Padcal SVP and Resident Manager Engr. Manuel A. Agacoili (far right). The tour was part of the orientation of the Commissioners as new members to the Philex Board of Directors. The group went on a mine tour to get first-hand knowledge of the entire mining operation focused on strict adherence to the highest international safety standards. Austin said the mine has invested heavily in community development projects in sectors that include education, health, and livelihood. Philex Mining Corp., one of the oldest and largest gold and copper producers in Southeast Asia recently celebrated its 60th year and has been recognized in the past not only for its exellence in coporate social responsibility but also for its outstanding corporate governance.