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Mindoro governor leads rally vs mining company

Date of publication: 
12 June, 2015

CITY OF CALAPAN—The provincial government is taking the lead in a rally against a mining firm here today, issuing a memorandum on June 9 requiring all officials and employees of capitol to take part in the protest action.

The memo was issued by Gov. Alfonso Umali Jr.

“To demonstrate our constant opposition and strong objection to the operation of Intex in the province…all will gather at the provincial government grounds at 2 p.m.

Mindoreños to mount huge rally vs mining on Independence Day


CITY OF CALAPAN—A mammoth multisectoral rally is set to be held in this city on Friday, Independence Day, to protest the decision of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to allow a European nickel company to operate on Mindoro Island.

Gov. Alfonso Umali Jr.

Mining Companies in Philippines Face Many Travails

By Trefor Moss, Wall Street Journal -
Date of publication: 
12 May, 2015

Red tape, opposition from indigenous people mar efforts to fulfill country’s mining potential

On the island of Mindoro in the Philippines, a tribe contemplates the impact a proposed nickel mine will have on its way of life.

MINDORO, The Philippines—The island’s name means “gold mine” in Spanish, but it was nickel that was ultimately found in the mountains of Mindoro two decades ago.

Since then, like so many Philippine mining ventures, the proposed Mindoro Nickel project roughly 100 miles south of Manila has struggled to break ground because of onerous red tape and opposi

Mindoro Nickel ECC Reinstated: A Betrayal to Mindoro

ATM/ALAMIN/NASSA Statement on Reinstatement of Intex ECC
Date of publication: 
14 April, 2015

Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM), a coalition of more than a hundred environmental advocates and organizations along with the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines-National Secretariat for Social Action (CBCP-NASSA) and Alyansa Laban sa Mina (ALAMIN), a Mindoro-based people’s organization against mining, express their frustration and utmost disappointment with the reinstatement of the Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) of Intex Resources’ Mindoro Nickel Project.

In November 2009, hopes rose for the people of Mindoro when the DENR temporarily revoked Intex’s ECC due to anomalies

MCC8 Claims for Damages of US$ 10 Milllion against Societe Generale

MCC8 release -
Date of publication: 
10 January, 2014

Shenzhen – Hong Kong MCC8 Group Company Limited (“MCC8”) has authorized K.B. CHOU & CO., a well-known law firm in Hong Kong, to issue an Attorney Letter to Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (“SocGen”) for its inducing breach of contract and economic tort. MCC8 claims for damages in exceed of US$ 10 million against SocGen.

MCC8 signed an Engagement Agreement with Intex Resources ASA (“Intex”) dated 5th June 2013 (the “Agreement”).

Maintaining the province’s 25-year mining moratorium Or. Mindoro judge dismisses a mining company’s petition to force an LGU to

Date of publication: 
1 June, 2013

CALAPAN CITY – A regional trial court in Oriental Mindoro has dismissed the petition of a foreign-owned mining company to compel a municipal treasurer to receive the occupation fees the said private firm is bent on paying to justify or legitimize the latter’s continuing mining explorations in the said town and its stay in the province.

In a decision recently issued by Presiding Judge Tomas Leynes, of RTC Branch 40 of this city, regarding the Civil Case No.

Prelates, eco groups launch book vs mining

Jocelyn R. Uy, Philippine Daily Inquirer -
Date of publication: 
24 January, 2012

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines and environmental groups have found a new tool to ramp up their fight against big-time mining in the country which its proponents see as the answer to poverty but which detractors like the CBCP insist would destroy the environment.

A book, “Mindoro Campaign: Protecting Island Ecology, Defending People’s Rights,” was launched Monday by the CBCP National Secretariat for Social Action (Nassa) and environmental groups Alyansa Laban sa Mina (Alamin) and Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM).

The 158-page book chronicles the continuing struggl

PIPLinks board member wins prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize

Earthworks & ATM press releases, various news reports
Date of publication: 
16 April, 2012

Local activist, priest, Secretary-General of the Catholic Bishops Conferences of the Philippines—National Secretariat for Social Action-Justice and Peace (CBCP-NASSA) & PIPLinks board member Fr Edwin Gariguez has won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.

Fr Gariguez recently sent this message to PIPLinks:-

“PIPLinks had been always in support of the Mindoro campaign since the initial phase of our struggle, and it is thru PIPLinks that we were able to bring our issue to international level of advocacy, engaging with shareholders and members of parliaments, for our opposition to b

Enviromentalists, human rights groups launch new book on women's fight vs. destructive mining in the Philippines

Mindanao Examiner -
Date of publication: 
30 March, 2012

MANILA – Filipino environmental and human rights activists have launched a book that tells stories of women who are leading the fight against destructive mining across the Philippines.

The book “Gentle Treasures: Stories of women against mining,” was released by Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) in Quezon City, marking their contribution to Women’s Month celebration.

“The launching of the book is a fitting occasion to commemorate the contributions of Filipino women in the struggle against destructive large-scale mining and the promotion of human rights,” said Dr.

Groups hit Intex Resources response to OECD NCP Statement

Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) -
Date of publication: 
4 March, 2012

Groups were dismayed upon Intex Resources Inc.