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Benguet Corporation (BC) was established on August 12, 1903 as Benguet Consolidated Mining Company. The Company changed its name to Benguet Consolidated, Inc. in 1956, and finally to its present corporate name in 1980. The company has been listed in the Philippine stock Exchange since January 4, 1950, with 15.46% of its outstanding shares owned by foreign nationals and institutions, as of December 31, 2016.

The Company explores for mines, currently produces and markets gold, nickel laterite ore, limestone; and through its subsidiaries, provides logistics, port and shipping services, and healthcare services; sells industrial equipment and supplies; develops water resources and real estate projects.

Aside from mining and mineral exploration, BC also ventured into various projects through several wholly owned subsidiaries. It engaged into healthcare and diagnostics services through BenguetCorp Laboratories; mining logistics through Arrow Freight Corporation; trading of industrial equipment and supplies through Benguetrade, Inc.; port services through Keystone Port Logistics and Management Services Corporation; shipping services through Calhorr 1 Marine Services Corporation and Calhorr 2 Marine Services, Inc.; and real estate development and lime production through BMC Forestry Corporation.

Source: SEC Form 17-A (2016)
Security Information
Sector Mining and Oil
Subsector Mining
Corporate Life 50
Incorporation Date Aug 12, 1903
Number of Directors 10
Stockholders' Meeting as per By-Laws May - last Tuesday
Fiscal Year 12/31 (Month/Day)
External Auditor SyCip, Gorres, Velayo & Company
Transfer Agent Stock Transfer Service, Inc.
Contact Information
Business Address 7/F, Universal-Re Building, 106 Paseo de Roxas, Makati City 1226
E-mail Address admin@benguetcorp.com
Telephone Number (632) 812-1380
Fax Number (632) 752-0717
Website http://www.benguetcorp.com