Tampakan Mining Project Prelude To A Disaster

Vendetta from the Chamber of Mines

2012-2-21 · The Davao conference exposed the potentials for a mega-disaster in the Tampakan mining project of SMI-Xstrata. In reply, the Chamber conference invited four mayors from the project impact area, who had been awarded millions in ''development funds'' by SMI, to root for the mining project.

On its 18th year, Philippine Mining Act still reviled as a ...

2013-3-5 · He cited as example the revelations from last week''s inquiry into the massacre of anti-mining advocates in gold-rich Tampakan, South Cotabato. In the inquiry, it was exposed that the Xstrata-controlled SMI has been giving the Philippine Army …

Massive Infrastructure Projects Are Failing at ...

2017-11-19 · Massive Infrastructure Projects Are Failing at Unprecedented Rates. Reporters visit the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on April 14, 2017, in northeastern Japan. The disaster there has ...

Stakeholders note pros and cons of $5.9-B Tampakan mine ...

2013-2-21 · SMI had pushed the schedule of the mine construction by two years to 2015, before production commences in 2019. The project was stunted by a 2010 ban on open-pit mining imposed by the local government of South Cotabato. The Tampakan mine …

No major changes in Sagittarius Mines'' Tampakan …

2013-8-14 · Published August 14, 2013 5:32pm. There will be no significant changes in the timetable of Sagittarius Mines. Inc. (SMI) on the Tampakan copper-gold project, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), which is reviewing the revised work plan for …

Thinking Locally: Community Consultation in the …

2016-4-14 · new mining operations.21 The province of Oriental Mindoro passed a moratorium to prevent a large-scale nickel-cobalt-mine from beginning operation, and the province of South Cotabato imposed a ban on open pit mining in 2013, mainly in response to the Tampakan open-pit copper-gold mining project in the province. OUTCOMES

Tampakan mining will worsen climate risk in Mindanao ...

2013-2-20 · The approval of mining in Tampakan, as well as other areas in Mindanao, will only aggravate these climate risks and impair the adaptive capacity of communities near the area." said Gerry Arances, National Coordinator of Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ). Yesterday, February 19, 2013, the DENR granted Xstrata and its local ...

PH, 2nd deadliest for environment defenders

2020-8-14 · Just last month, the Tampakan Mining in South Cotabato has been given environmental compliance certificate (ECC) despite opposition from the Lumad in the area. In October 2012, Juvy Capion, a staunch critic of the mining project, was killed together with his two sons Jordan, 13 and Mark, eight, by military forces.

Mining for Answers: A Philippine Case Study

2012-10-3 · Despite common perception, extractive mining is known as a low-employment generating activity due to the high capital investment in machines. The Tampakan Project, a $5.9 billion investment, will provide only 2,000 permanent jobs. …

Here is the ramp down into Norberg''s mining system: …

2021-7-14 · In Norberg, an attempt was made to centralize mining operations so that most of the ore in Mimerlaven could be recovered. Then there was feverish activity in the mining systems, but now it is just quiet and dripping. Hear more about the ramp that is "like the …

Tampakan mine, Philippines

2014-2-4 · Indophil is the junior partner of Glencore Xstrata in the Tampakan project in the Southern Philippines. This project has long been resisted by many of the local B''laan indigenous people, and has been the centre of huge amounts of controversy. ...

Mindanao diocese slams gov''t for allowing mining project ...

2020-11-4 · The Tampakan project has the potential to yield an average of 375,000 tons of copper and 360,000 ounces of gold in concentrate per year within the 17-year-life of the mine. In an earlier study, the mining company said open-pit mining method is the most …

Mindanao bishop appeals to keep ban on open-pit mining ...

2017-12-19 · Marbel Diocese has been vocal in its opposition to the Tampakan mining project. The mine site has been touted as the largest known undeveloped copper and gold reserve in Southeast Asia. It has the potential to produce 375,000 tons of copper …

Opposition to Tampakan mining project in South Cotabato ...

2020-11-14 · The Tampakan Project is estimated to yield "an average of 375,000 tonnes per annum of copper and 360,000 ounces per annum of gold in concentrate over the 17 year period of mining and ore production.". The SMI said they take "environmental responsibilities very seriously.". "We understand that mine waste and water management are ...

Gibo Teodoro now Sagittarius Mines board chairman ...

2015-8-20 · Insiders are hoping that the former defense chief will give SMI a fresh start after years of failure to operate the $5.9-billion Tampakan copper and gold project. GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines – Former defense secretary Gilbert "Gibo" Teodoro Jr is the new board chairman of Sagittarius Mines Incorporated (SMI).. This development followed the completion of the sale of the …

Mindanao Times | Page 1002 of 1019 | Eternal Vigilance is ...

2018-7-24 · Disaster preparedness is priority in Bago Aplaya By Julianne Suarez on July 23, 2018 The Barangay of Bago Aplaya, a coastal area in Talomo District, has strengthened its Barangay Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Committees (BDRRMC) as the barangay leadership sets disaster management as…

Bishop of Brumadinho: ''mining companies have split ...

2020-3-16 · In recent weeks, Dom Vicente Ferreira, Catholic Bishop of Brumadinho in Brazil, was in Europe speaking about the continuing impacts of the catastrophic tailings dam collapse there in January 2019, which killed 272 people. The iron ore mine at Brumadinho is owned and operated by a Brazilian mining company, Vale, in which British investors Aviva, HSBC, Legal and General, and others, have ...

Tampakan mine criticised in Philippines

Gov''t neglect allowed easy entry of Tampakan miner in communities, mission asserts. Mindanews. 29 August 2010. DIGOS CITY - "Essentially, those who embraced the mining project did so because of the failure of the government to provide basic social services such as education, health and road networks.

The Tampakan Copper-Gold Project and Human Rights ...

2014-11-11 · The Tampakan Copper-Gold Project is reportedly the 7th largest undeveloped copper mine in the world, 2 and when operational, it will be one of the largest copper-gold mines in Souteast Asia. Owned by Glencore-Xstrata, with the Australian company Indophil holding a minority stake, the mine is operated by a local subsidiary, Sagittarius Mines ...

To Mine or Not to Mine The Case of the Tampakan Copper ...

2012-7-13 · Tampakan mining project is estimated to produce 2.7 billion tons of mine Marinduque Mine Tailings Storage wastes. The mine wastes will be stacked up to 300 meters high and will cover about 500 has., thus the Tampakan Copper Gold Project is …

NGO sounds alarm over revival of ''monster'' open-pit mine ...

2020-1-27 · 27 January 2019, Manila, Philippines – A legal case is breathing new life into the controversial Tampakan Gold-Copper Project (TGCP), the largest open-pit mine in the Philippines and one of the largest open-pit mines in the world. TGCP was suspended following the issuance of the provincial government of South Cotabato of an environmental code that banned open-pit mining in the …

JEEPGY: Ecological Integrity | Davao Association of ...

Unity Statement for Tampakan 2020. by Noelle Grace Petel | Feb 4, 2021 | JEEPGY: Ecological Integrity. Unity Statement re: Tampakan Mining Project Protect Tampakan… Defend Mindanao: SMI Tampakan, Leave MindaNOW We are one with the peoples of Mindanao and as the Filipino people, united in faith that calls for ecological justice and integrity.

Petroleum, Mining, and Logging Industries | Page 24 ...

 · Two years ago Glencore, one of the world''s largest mining companies, pulled out of the development of the projected $5.9 billion Tampakan copper and gold mine on Mindanao island, viewed by the industry as one of the richest precious metal prospects on earth. The mine has been the focus of fierce local conflict for a decade.

The ASIA Miner

2018-4-20 · Projects affected by the existing ban include the $5.9bn copper-gold Tampakan project in the southern region of Mindanao island. A total of 26 mines have either been suspended or shut down since last year due to environmental damages. A review of the suspensions is currently ongoing.

Catholic lay activist killed in Mindanao mining village ...

2017-8-22 · Tampakan has the largest known undeveloped copper and gold reserve in Southeast Asia. Ten indigenous people have been killed in years of struggle against mining devlopments. An official of Sagittarius Mines, Inc., that is behind the Tampakan copper-gold project, declined to comment pending a police investigation.

Indigenous groups: Solve Tampakan mine issues

2013-8-29 · The South Cotabato provincial government''s standing ban on open pit mining, the mode of extraction in Tampakan mine, is the main hindrance to the implementation of the project.

Sy group has stake in Tampakan mine

2012-9-18 · The Tampakan project is touted as having the world''s largest untapped copper and gold deposits with a potential annual average production of 375,000 tons of …

Twin victories: Southeast Asia''s largest open-pit mine ...

2020-12-16 · Tucked in southern Philippines is the largest undeveloped gold and copper open-pit mining project in Southeast Asia. With an area equivalent to the size of 700 football fields, the Tampakan mining project spells disaster for the region''s watershed systems, biodiversity, forest …

PH activists slam govt push for coal | ABS-CBN News

2015-11-29 · The Alcantara conglomerate recently bought Australian shares to acquire control of Indophil, which will operate Tampakan. The mining project is infamous for the killings of at least 10 people, including an Italian missionary priest. The conflict, which also displaced thousands of families, is expected to worsen in the coming years.

Tampakan Forum

Webinar on Mining and Disasters: 25th year of Marcopper Tragedy Tampakan Forum was live. March 8 · Tunghayan natin ang usapang makalikasan ngayong umaga. Paukol sa nararanasan ng ating mga kababayan sa Marunduque. # ...

Philippines: Details of the Tampakan project challenged

The Xstrata-controlled Tampakan project has become one of the most contentious in the Philippines, and one that MAC has critiqued for several years (see, for example: Tampakan project driven on, while brakes applied elsewhere in Philippines). There are …

Prelude to a disaster Loskop Dam goes toxic | Farmer''s …

2007-7-30 · Prelude to a disaster Loskop Dam goes toxic. July 30, 2007 at 9:37 am. Mining pollution threatens to turn Loskop Dam into the largest toxic acid lake in Africa, as decades of coal mining on the Mpumalanga Highveld starts to catch up with us. Massive pollution of the upper Olifants River is now decanting throughout eastern Gauteng, and even ...