Black sand mining eroding livelihoods destroying communities

MANILA — Residents of Cagayan Valley, north of Manila, warned of an ongoing disaster in their province, one that will worsen and affect people more destructively if the Aquino government fails to stop black sand or magnetite mining soon. Since 2007,…Read More

Cagayan black sand mining continues despite halt order

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya , Philippines – Two of the mining firms engaged in black sand mining along the northern Cagayan coast are reportedly still operating despite a recent stoppage order issued by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) due to…Read More

SWELLING SUPPORT FOR INCREASING ANTI MINING BARRICADES STIRS RENEWED LOCALS

MEDIA ADVISORY: July 25, 2013 References: Mrs. Paz Balinggan, Acting Chairperson ALMUSEGAM (Alliance of Multisectoral Groups Against Mining) Contact Number: 09068617227 SWELLING SUPPORT FOR INCREASING ANTI MINING BARRICADES STIRS RENEWED…Read More

OCEANA GOLD MINING SERVED CLOSURE, MORE OF PEOPLE’S BARRICADES CALL FOR FINALITY

A week after Mayor Chito Bumolo of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya held a press conference regarding Oceana Gold Mining Company’s failures to comply with the local government’s requirements and forged agreements, a closure order was served. In the press conference held…Read More

ANTI MINING BARRICADES THREATENED, NOVO VIZCAYANOS UNFAZED

June 16, 2013 ANTI MINING BARRICADES THREATENED, NOVO VIZCAYANOS UNFAZED With the filling of Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) by the Royalco Philippines, Inc against 10 local leaders who led the setting up and maintained 4 separate barricades found in…Read More

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

Indigenous groups marked the 18th year of the Philippine Mining Act by marching to Mendiola Bridge Monday March 4 to demand the revocation of the law. With Bayan Muna Partylist Rep. Neri Colmenares, the groups declared that after 18 years, the country has had…Read More

ABS-CBN "Ako ang Simula" Coverage on Black Sand Mining @ Gonzaga,

A report sent by Manang Perlita as a Bayan ko Patroller on the Black Sand Mining in Cagayan.
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