Group pushes probe on British mining firm - Manila Standard

A consumer advocacy group asked the government to investigate a British mining company in Nueva Vizcaya province for allegedly ignoring Philippine laws on the protection and preservation of threatened natural resources.

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MGB denies bid to shut down Runruno Gold Project in …

MGB denies bid to shut down Runruno Gold Project in Nueva Vizcaya . posted August 06, 2020 at 06:31 pm by Manila Standard Business. ... Not only is the company mining in a protected area which is clearly prohibited under the Mining Act of 1995, but the Magat River also feeds into the Magat Dam which is the source of irrigation for agricultural ...

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Mining firm halts operations in Vizcaya as LGU, NGOs ...

Oct 16, 2019· An environmental group on Wednesday called the suspension of operations of a mining company in Nueva Vizcaya “a hard-fought victory.” Australian-Canadian company OceanaGold Corporation, in a statement on Tuesday, announced that it will have lower output following its suspension of operations at its gold and copper mine in Didipio, Nueva Vizcaya. ...

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Groups decry violent dispersal of barricade vs mining firm ...

Groups decry violent dispersal of barricade vs mining firm in Nueva Vizcaya. The Alyansa ng mga Novo Vizcano para sa Kalikasan says OceanaGold Philippines has made attempts to bring their fuel ...

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Standoff over Philippines’ Didipio mines escalates despite ...

Apr 06, 2020· Since July last year, local communities in the province of Nueva Vizcaya have blocked the entry of fuel tankers and service vehicles to the Didipio gold and copper site.

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Philippine police dismantle anti-mining barricade amid ...

Apr 10, 2020· Mining and resistance in Nueva Vizcaya. In 1994, a 25-year Financial or Technical Assistance Agreement (FTAA) was issued by the Philippine government to explore 27,000 hectares in the Nueva Vizcaya town of Dipidio, which is believed to hold 1.41 million ounces of gold and 169,400 tons of copper. This project was acquired by OGPI in 2006. In the ...

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Nueva Vizcaya folk, environmental advocates urge gov't to ...

Jun 18, 2019· Oceanagold’s FTAA license is set to expire June 20 and the local government of Nueva Vizcaya, headed by Governor Carlos Padilla stood firm in their stand to prevent its renewal and called on President Rodrigo Duterte and Department of Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu to ban the mining company permanently.

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Didipio Mine challenged by contract’s non-renewal – The ...

Dec 14, 2019· OGPI’s Didipio Gold and Copper project is located across Quirino and Nueva Vizcaya. As one of the safest gold mining operations in the world, OGPI received numerous awards. These were the two Presidential Awards recognizing the mine as the most environmentally and socially responsible mining operations in the Philippines.

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FCF Minerals Corp to start gold mine operation in Nueva ...

FCF Minerals Corp to start gold mine operation in Nueva Vizcaya this year ... “The firm’s scheduled commercial operation earlier this year has to be delayed because we cannot allow a mining ...

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Philippine court rejects OceanaGold’s bid to keep mining ...

Jul 16, 2020· The 37,000-hectare (91,400-acre) Didipio gold and copper mine (limited to 10,266 hectares, or 25,368 acres, in 2018) straddles the border between the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya …

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OceanaGold to take case vs Nueva Vizcaya to SC | Inquirer ...

Jul 14, 2020· The legal battle between Nueva Vizcaya and OceanaGold began early last year after the company failed to renew its mining contract that expired in June.

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Vizcaya group opposed to mining questions DILG move ...

Dec 15, 2019· An environmental group in Nueva Vizcaya has called on residents around a copper and gold mine in the province to man the “people’s barricade” to stop …

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silver mining in nueva vizcaya

Tag: Mining Nueva Vizcaya and Beyond. Aug 09, 2015· Mine firms blamed for breakup of families, communities in N. Vizcaya. Delegates of an international solidarity mission have scored foreign mining companies operating in Nueva Vizcaya for supposedly causing division among families and residents in the upland communities they have occupied.get ...

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Philippine police dismantle anti-mining barricade amid ...

Apr 10, 2020· Mining and resistance in Nueva Vizcaya. In 1994, a 25-year Financial or Technical Assistance Agreement (FTAA) was issued by the Philippine government to explore 27,000 hectares in the Nueva Vizcaya town of Dipidio, which is believed to hold 1.41 million ounces of gold and 169,400 tons of copper. This project was acquired by OGPI in 2006. In the ...

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Didipio Mine challenged by contract’s non-renewal – The ...

Dec 14, 2019· OGPI’s Didipio Gold and Copper project is located across Quirino and Nueva Vizcaya. As one of the safest gold mining operations in the world, OGPI received numerous awards. These were the two Presidential Awards recognizing the mine as the most environmentally and socially responsible mining operations in the Philippines.

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Gold mining policy chaos in Philippines - Asia Times

On February 28, a Philippines House of Representatives Indigenous Cultural Communities and Indigenous Peoples Committee public hearing was convened at the mining site of Melbourne, Australian-headquartered OceanaGold Corp, a mid-size miner of gold and copper, in Didipio village, Kasibu township in the province of Nueva Vizcaya some 270 kilometers northeast of Manila.

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Mining company withdraws case vs IP leaders in Nueva Vizcaya

A mining company in Nueva Vizcaya withdrew cases they filed against indigenous people and is set to cease operations in Nueva Vizcaya. In a motion to withdraw complaint filed in Regional Trial Court Branch 37, in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, the Royalco Philippines Inc. manifested that they are withdrawing their complaints against 10 anti-mining leaders, including a parish priest.

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List of Mining companies in Philippines

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Didipio Gold and Copper mine, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines ...

The Oceana Gold and Copper mine, located in Barangay Didipio, Nueva Vizcaya, was the first mining project awarded a Financial Technical Assistance Agreement (FTAA) by the Philippine government, allowing the company to operate large-scale mining explorations, 100% owned by foreign investor OceanaGold Corporation [1].

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[Statement] LOCKDOWN VIOLENCE: Mining company …

Apr 07, 2020· Quezon City – While the entire Luzon has been put under enhanced community lockdown due to COVID-19, a hundred police personnel violently dispersed a people’s barricade in Didipio. Three diesel tankers from OceanaGold Philippines Inc (OGPI) forcibly and illegally entered the premises of Brgy. Didipio in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya. The tankers were escorted by more…

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Philippines: Realities of mining in Nueva Vizcaya laid bare

A fact-finding mission has recorded a growing number of human rights violations featuring mining in the Province of Nueva Vizcaya. These involve multinational mining companies including the Australian based OceanaGold and Royalco, as well as the British Metals Exploration (owner of the Philippine FCF Minerals Company).

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Investigating mining pollution and plunder in Nueva Vizcaya

Oct 05, 2014· By Karl Begnotea Bulatlat.com The abundant natural resources and biologically diverse ecosystems of the province of Nueva Vizcaya, known as the Watershed Haven of Cagayan Valley, are greatly imperiled by foreign large-scale mining and militarization. I witnessed this environmental disaster slowly unfolding as part of an Environmental Investigative Mission (EIM) last April 2014, along with…

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Nueva Vizcaya faces a mining dilemma - Task Force ...

Mar 24, 2011· This is also inconsistent with Nueva Vizcaya’s role as “watershed haven” for Cagayan Valley, she said. Craig Watkins, FCF country manager, said the company had prepared a comprehensive plan to address environmental effects that the project would cause, and that consultations had been held with affected communities.

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OceanaGold to take case vs Nueva Vizcaya to SC | Inquirer ...

Jul 14, 2020· The legal battle between Nueva Vizcaya and OceanaGold began early last year after the company failed to renew its mining contract that expired in June.

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[Statement] LOCKDOWN VIOLENCE: Mining company …

Apr 07, 2020· Quezon City – While the entire Luzon has been put under enhanced community lockdown due to COVID-19, a hundred police personnel violently dispersed a people’s barricade in Didipio. Three diesel tankers from OceanaGold Philippines Inc (OGPI) forcibly and illegally entered the premises of Brgy. Didipio in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya. The tankers were escorted by more…

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Vizcaya group opposed to mining questions DILG move ...

Dec 15, 2019· An environmental group in Nueva Vizcaya has called on residents around a copper and gold mine in the province to man the “people’s barricade” to stop …

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Mining company withdraws case vs IP leaders in Nueva Vizcaya

A mining company in Nueva Vizcaya withdrew cases they filed against indigenous people and is set to cease operations in Nueva Vizcaya. In a motion to withdraw complaint filed in Regional Trial Court Branch 37, in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya, the Royalco Philippines Inc. manifested that they are withdrawing their complaints against 10 anti-mining leaders, including a parish priest.

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ATM Press Statement - DENR hides decision to extend mining ...

Jun 25, 2019· Last June 20, 2019, the Financial and Technical Assistance Agreement (FTAA) of Oceana Gold Philippines, Inc. (OGPI) to mine expired. To the knowledge of local governments and mining-affected communities in Brgy. Didipio, Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya, the mining company does not even have an application for a renewal of its mining contract.

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Didipio Mine: The Renewal of the Philippines’ First FTAA

Sep 30, 2019· By Marcelle Villegas The Didipio Mine of OceanaGold Philippines Inc. (OGPI) is a gold and copper mine located across the provinces of Quirino and Nueva Vizcaya. It is considered one of the safest gold mining operations in the world. OGPI received numerous awards such as two Presidential Awards as the most environmental

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Didipio Gold and Copper mine, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines ...

The Oceana Gold and Copper mine, located in Barangay Didipio, Nueva Vizcaya, was the first mining project awarded a Financial Technical Assistance Agreement (FTAA) by the Philippine government, allowing the company to operate large-scale mining explorations, 100% owned by foreign investor OceanaGold Corporation [1].

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Nueva Vizcaya faces a mining dilemma - Task Force ...

Mar 24, 2011· This is also inconsistent with Nueva Vizcaya’s role as “watershed haven” for Cagayan Valley, she said. Craig Watkins, FCF country manager, said the company had prepared a comprehensive plan to address environmental effects that the project would cause, and that consultations had been held with affected communities.

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Nueva Vizcaya officials take 'concrete steps' vs mining ...

Jun 26, 2020· “This mining company has shown bad faith in its dealings with our province, and must no longer be allowed to continue operating for all the sufferings it has brought to our people,” Gerdan told Inquirer’s Melvin Gascon. (READ: Nueva Vizcaya board blocks Aussie mine firm’s bid to …

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Didipio - YouTube

Nov 04, 2013· This short documentary reveals what happens when a foreign mining company enters an upland village in the province of Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. Oceana Gold, an Australian-New Zealand company ...

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OceanaGold in Nueva Vizcaya shut down | Philstar.com

Jul 17, 2013· Alleged failure of mining giant OceanaGold Corp. to comply with local government-set requirements on their Nueva Vizcaya operations has prompted local officials to shut down the mining …

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Nueva Vizcaya - Wikipedia

Nueva Vizcaya is a major producer of citrus crops in the country, principally pomelo, ponkan and oranges. The Nueva Vizcaya Agricultural Terminal in Bambang supplies the demand of neighboring provinces and Metro Manila. There is a mining industry in …

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Environmental Investigation Mission on the Impacts of ...

An Environmental Investigation Mission (EIM) was conducted on April 2014 in the two mining-affected communities in Nueva Vizcaya to evaluate the impacts of the mining operations to their immediate environment. Two mining companies operate in the province: Oceana Gold Philippines, Inc. …

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MGB denies bid to shut down Runruno Gold Project in Nueva Vizcaya The Mines and Geosciences Bureau denied the request of a lawyer for a cease-and-desist …

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