Altai Philippines Mining Corporation (APMC)

This section lists the companies, primarily mining companies, who are of interest to Philippine Indigenous Peoples - mainly because they are operating on their lands. The companies are listed by alphabetical order.

Groups ask high court to strike down Mining Act

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By KIMBERLIE OLMAYA N. QUITASOL and DELIA BAGNI, Northern Dispatch
Date of publication: 
24 April, 2013

BAGUIO CITY — Environmentalists, church people and activists staged a rally at the gates of the Supreme Court (SC) grounds here, April 16, to demand the junking of Republic Act 7942 or the Philippine Mining Act of 1995.

The groups trooped to the SC just before the start of the oral arguments for the petition questioning the constitutionality of sections 80 and 81 of the Mining Act.

Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) secretary general Abigail Anongos challenged the magistrates to once more declare the Mining Act unconstitutional and pave the way towards the creation of a mining law that

Romblon gov orders moratorium on all metallic mining

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http://www.gmanews.tv/story/210483/romblon-gov-orders-moratorium-on-all-metallic-mining
Date of publication: 
13 January, 2011

After a series of consultations and dialogues with his constituents, Romblon Gov. Eduardo Firmalo ordered an indefinite moratorium on metallic mining in the province.

In an executive order he signed last Monday, Firmalo said that through EO No.

Sibuyan local officials reject mining in the Galapagos of Asia

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Press Release
Date of publication: 
15 September, 2010

Manila — Local government officials from Sibuyan Island, province of Romblon, marched to the office of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) to assert their autonomous decision rejecting mining in the Galapagos of Asia. The jointly approved resolutions rejecting mining operations in Sibuyan Island last month cemented the island-wide opposition to mining. The municipalities of Magdiwang, Cajidiocan and San Fernando issued Joint Resolution No. 1 and 2, reflecting over-all sentiments against mining.

The local legislators signed Joint Resolution No.

Climate change, mining and Mimaropa

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ROSLYN ARAYATA POLICY RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY OFFICER, ALYANSA TIGIL-MINA, http://www.manilatimes.net/index.php/sunday-times/16446-climate-change-mining-and-mimaropa
Date of publication: 
2 May, 2010

This is to inform the general public that the Mining in Cantilan article that came out on April 11, 2010 was prepared with the intention of documenting the then ongoing protest action in Cantilan, Surigao del Sur led by Mayor Tomasa Guardo. The protest action which was participated in by local community members opposed mining activities by Marcventures Mining and Development Corp. (MMDC) and have set up a picket line adjacent to the road leading to the mining area. Monica Edralin, advocacy assistant of Haribon Foundation was tasked only to interview people involved in the protest action.

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