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  • Marinduque Legal Rights And Natural Resources

    The Marcopper mine spill was the worst mining disaster in Philippine history. It rendered Marinduque islands rivers and bay lifeless, leaving fishing and farming families severely affected. More than two decades on, justice remains elusive for the people of Marinduque. Lets not forget the people and communities of Marinduque.

  • Pdf The 1996 Marcopper Mining Disaster In

    May 03, 2019 of Marinduque had no known hi story of mining engagement until t he Marcopper Mi nin g Corporation operated in the province. It was jo intly owned by P lacer Development Limited and then Philippine

  • Pdf Access To Justice Case Studies Marcopper

    Placer Dome, Inc., a multinational mining company owned 40% of Marcopper. The first mining project continued until Mt. Tapian was totally destroyed and a large hole which reached way below sea level was established in the heart of Marinduque. In 1974 a mineable orebody was discovered beneath the San Antonio Tailings Pond.

  • Marinduque Declared As Mining Free As Marinduque Folks

    Apr 01, 2006 Marinduque Declared as Mining Free As Marinduque folks commemorate a decade of mining debacles Web Master April 1, 2006 After three decades of hosting large-scale mining projects, Marinduque remains impoverished, ranked as the countrys 14th poorest province with a staggering poverty incidence of 71.9 percent. By Dennis Espada Bulatlat

  • The Marcopper Disaster A Tragedy That Continues In

    Apr 03, 2019 Marcopper Mining Corp. began its mining operations in the Mt. Tapian ore deposit in 1969. It was the first to use open pit mining in copper concentrate production, according to a briefing paper prepared by Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco.

  • Delist San Antonio Copper Project From The Mining

    That the inclusion of the San Antonio Copper Project in the mining priority list is insulting for us, Marinduqueos, and really shows callous disregard of the national government for the suffering of our children, women and men as a result of large-scale mining.

  • Missing Despising Marcopper

    April 06, 2006 By Gerald Gene R. Querubin, Inquirer WHEN Marinduque Copper Mining Corp. (Marcopper) stopped its operation in 1997, the municipality of Santa Cruz in Marinduque came to a standstill. Almost 2,500 employees were left jobless, businesses suffered from low sales some even had to close shop.

  • Bulatlat The Philippiness Alternative Weekly Magazine

    Marinduque Declared as Mining Free As Marinduque folks commemorate a decade of mining debacles After three decades of hosting large-scale mining projects, Marinduque remains impoverished, ranked as the countrys 14th poorest province with a staggering poverty incidence of 71.9 percent.

  • Finance Chief Dominguez Backs Lifting Of Open Pit Mining

    Dec 30, 2021 Also identified was Marinduque Mining and Industrial Corp.s former nickel mine (MMIC Bagacay Mine) in Western Samar, which, like the Basay mine, had been inoperational because of legal concerns on how these assets should be disposed.

  • Case Study On Marcopper Mining And The Marinduque Disaster

    HISTORY As early as 1956, Placer Dome, then Placer Development Limited, became involved in an exploration project on the island of Marinduque in the Philippines, undertaking extensive geological mapping and drilling. In 1964, Marcopper Mining Corporation (Marcopper) was established. In 1969, Marcopper started mining operations in Marinduque.

  • Marcopper Placer Dome Mining Disaster Marinduque

    In 1964, the Marcopper Mining Corporation was established and in 1969, Marcopper started its mining operations. Placer Dome owned 39.9% of shares of Marcopper, which was the legal limit of foreign involvement in Philippine companies. Until 1994, Placer Dome was the only company involved in the Marcopper mines at least 50% of the remaining ...

  • Marinduque Environmental Group Launches Project Bayani

    Mar 06, 2021 Marinduque environmental group launches Project Bayani ng Kalikasan. March 6, 2021. March 6, 2021. John Mark G. Forcado. BOAC, Marinduque The lack of a formal rehabilitation more than two decades after a major mining tragedy hit Marinduque province has prompted the Office of Vice Governor Romulo Bacorro, Jr. and the Ecological

  • Senate Probe Looms Over Decision To Reverse Openpit

    1 day ago Citing the 1996 Marcopper mining disaster in Marinduque, the senator noted the risk to human life and adverse environmental impacts of unregulated open-pit mining. A fracture in the drainage tunnel of a large pit containing mine tailings led to a discharge of toxic waste into the Makulapnit-Boac river system and caused fl ash fl oods along the ...

  • Current Biological And Social Status Of Marcopper Mining

    The mining-environmental problems on Marinduque, whether a result of systems failures (Mogpog and Boac Rivers), or designed practices (Calancan Bay, acid-rock drainage at the Marcopper and CMI mines) present a very useful case study in how similar mining-environmental challenges across the region can be better assessed, mitigated, remediated ...

  • Marcopper Mining Disaster Preda Foundation Inc Preda

    Feb 13, 2012 In 1969, the Marcopper Mining Corporation began mining operations on Marinduque Island. Placer Dome, a Canadian company, co-owned (40%) and managed the corporation. The Mt. Tapian site was the first mining location on the island. Here, open pit mining was used to produce copper concentrate. Until 1972, Marcopper disposed of its waste on land.

  • Denr Lifts Ban On Openpit Mining Antimining Alliance Reacts

    Dec 28, 2021 Open-pit mining has caused some serious accidents in recent years, most notable of which is the Marcopper mining disaster in Marinduque in 1996 where the discharge of toxic mine waste from a ...

  • The Marcopper Disaster A Tragedy That Continues In People

    Apr 04, 2019 Marcopper Mining Corp. began its mining operations in the Mt. Tapian ore deposit in 1969. It was the first to use open pit mining in copper concentrate production, according to a briefing paper prepared by Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco.

  • Delist San Antonio Copper Project From The Mining

    Source Marinduque Declaration Delist San Antonio Copper Project from the Mining Priority Areas Marinduque Declaration, adopted on January 31, 2006 during the Second Church-Local Government Leaders Roundtable Discussion on Social Concerns in Boac, Marinduque.

  • Palace Removes Marinduque From Mining List Gma News

    Feb 04, 2007 Published February 4, 2007 336pm. Bishop Reynaldo Evangelista said Marinduque has been removed by Malacaang from the governments list of 24 priority sites for mining projects. Evangelista said he personally requested President Arroyo to remove Marinduque from the list of mining explorations offered to potential investors since December

  • Philippines Missing Despising Marcopper Corpwatch

    Apr 06, 2006 WHEN Marinduque Copper Mining Corp. (Marcopper) stopped its operation in 1997, the municipality of Santa Cruz in Marinduque came to a standstill. Almost 2,500 employees were left jobless, businesses suffered from low sales some even had to close shop. The Marcopper mine site is situated at Mt. Tapian in Barangay Kilo-kilo, 12 km away from the ...

  • Marinduque Declaration Ederic

    MARINDUQUE DECLARATION. adopted on January 31, 2006 during the Second Church-Local Government Leaders Roundtable Discussion on Social Concerns in Boac, Marinduque.As long as Marinduques mountains remain rich in desirable metals, Marinduqueos will have to remain eternally vigilant to protect the island from further mining.

  • Soil And Vegetation Analysis Of Rehabilitated

    Nov 11, 2019 The research area is a rock dumpsite of a copper mining operation by CMI within the boundary of Barangay Ino and Barangay Capayang in Mogpog, Marinduque, Philippines (Fig. 1). It is hilly approximately at 60 masl and located near a local mangrove forest and coastal zone

  • De Lima Wants Probe Into Lifting Of Open Pit Mining Ban

    2 days ago She recalled the Marcopper mining disaster in Marinduque in 1996, where the discharge of toxic mine waste from a fracture in the pits drainage tunnel led to the contamination of the Boac River ...

  • Pmpi Press Release On The Marinduqueo Ngo Petitions

    Jun 15, 2021 Or MACEC an NGO based in Boac, Marinduque has been assisting plaintiffs win a case filed against Barrick Gold, Marcopper Mining Corp., and Placer Dome, Inc. Marcopper/Placer Dome is based in Canada and one of the worlds biggest, was involved in the 1996 toxic spillage when the drainage tunnels of its open-pit mines broke causing about 2 to 3 ...

  • Denr Lifts Ban On Openpit Mining Antimining Alliance Reacts

    Dec 28, 2021 Open-pit mining has caused some serious accidents in recent years, most notable of which is the Marcopper mining disaster in Marinduque in 1996 where the discharge of toxic mine waste from a fracture in the pits drainage tunnel led to the contamination of Boac River and flash floods that displaced over 4,000 people.

  • Impact Of Mining On Health And Wellbeing Dr Emiliano

    As early as 1956, Placer Dome, then Placer Development Limited, became involved in an exploration project on the island of Marinduque in the Philippines, undertaking extensive geological mapping and drilling. In 1964, Marcopper Mining Corporation (Marcopper) was established. In 1969, Marcopper started mining operations in Marinduque.

  • Missing Despising Marcopper

    Missing, despising Marcopper. April 06, 2006. By Gerald Gene R. Querubin, Inquirer. WHEN Marinduque Copper Mining Corp. (Marcopper) stopped its operation in 1997, the municipality of Santa Cruz in Marinduque came to a standstill. Almost 2,500 employees were left jobless, businesses suffered from low sales some even had to close shop.

  • Opposition To Tampakan Mining Project In South Cotabato

    Nov 14, 2020 The statement was referring to the disaster in Marinduque province brought about by the spillage of the mine tailings of the Marcopper Mining Corporation in 1996. Adverse impacts will be felt not only in Tampakan and the entire island of

  • In 1996 The United Nations Mission To The Marinduque

    In 1996, the United Nations mission to the Marinduque mining disaster discovered two things. One, that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources impact assessment process to permit mine tailings deposit in Tapain pit was deficient, meaning the government agency in charge had bee remiss. Two, the mother company of Marcopper, the Place Dome, Inc. (PDI) of

  • Environmental Justice Case Study Marcopper In The

    In 1969, the Marcopper Mining Corporation began mining operations on Marinduque Island. Placer Dome, a Canadian company, co-owned (40%) and managed the corporation. The Mt. Tapian site was the first mining location on the island. Here, open pit mining was used to produce copper concentrate. Until 1972, Marcopper disposed of its waste on land.

  • Marcopper Placer Dome Mining Disaster Marinduque

    Apr 24, 2015 Project area 4758.32 Level of Investment 40,000,000 USD (secured loan for mining development) Type of population Rural Affected Population 15,000 directly affected, much more indirectly affected Start of the conflict 1969 Company names or state enterprises Marcopper Mining Corporation from Philippines - mining Placer Dome Inc. from ...

  • Vendetta From The Chamber Of Mines

    Feb 21, 2012 Vendetta from the Chamber of Mines. Bernie Lopez Special to Salem-News.com. Intense photos tell the story of potentials for a mega-disaster in the Tampakan mining project of SMI-Xstrata. Marinduque Island in the Philippines. Photo credits AllanLissner.net. (MANILLA, Philippines ) - A few weeks ago, the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines ...

  • Atm Statement Mining And Pandemics The Continuing Burden

    Mar 08, 2021 March 8, 2021 Mining and pandemics The continuing burden and suffering of Filipinos ATM Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the Marcopper Mining Tragedy in Marinduque and the 26th Anniversary of the Philippine Mining Act Quezon City It is with deep anguish that our alliance commemorates the 26th anniversary of the passage of RA 7942 or

  • Neda Mimaropa Facilitates Planning Workshop On Project

    The provincial government of Marinduque conducted a planning workshop on project prioritization on September 30 to October 1 virtually through Zoom. It was participated in by representatives from the Marinduque Provincial Development Council, sectoral committees, and other provincial/municipal offices.

  • Penro Marinduque

    thus, the denr will be implementing environmental protection programs and projects. for geo-hazard, groundwater assessment and responsible mining, our priority activities are the following (1)rehabilitation of abandoned mines and 2) assessment of coastal geo-hazards and ground water resources.