Magnetite mining in Ilocos Sur illegal, MGB says - Bulatlat

Mar 15, 2013· Dear hon. Pres. Benigno Aguino III, The on going illegal magnetite mining in the sea coast of Ilocos sur involve also the use of the high-way for them to transport the black sand magnetite ore to salomague port in ilocos norte, and also the philippine teritorial waters where taiwanese ships ply to take away the illegal mined ore,This activity should be stopped by the national high way police ...

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Climate | Human Rights Online Philippines

UNLAD was organized on April 28, 2012. Its members held a barricade two days after until mid-May, when the barangay council governing the lake allowed the mining operations to continue. But the fisherfolk organization reformed in June to include farmers affected by the black sand mining operations in the town's rice fields.

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Philippine coastline receding because of Chinese mining ...

May 27, 2021· The controversy over the illegal operations by Chinese companies and small-scale miners mining black sand in Ilocos and Cagayan dates back to the time of President Noynoy Aquino. Aquino launched a ...

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Blacksand mining still ravages Ilocos Sur - Bulatlat

May 20, 2014· In reaction to the dismissal of the case, BumangonKa Ilocos Sur, posted the on their Facebook page: "The black sand minerals which were subject of theft are not simply black sand extracted, they seized in favor of the state and they are material evidences to a commission of a crime. This is a serious legal matter.

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Ilocos Times - Online

THE ILOCOS TIMES' top 10 Ilocanos for 2014. THE ILOCOS TIMES' 2014 top 10 Ilocanos: (from top left) National treasure Magdalena Gamayo, MMSU Pres. Miriam E. Pascua, Piddig Mayor Eddie G. Guilen.the Anti-Black Sand Miningadvocates, musician Spider Rodas, actress and honorary Ilocano Nora Aunor, Ilocos Norte Governor Imee R. Marcos, the Provincial Tourism Office, the ever-surging …

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Stop 'black sand' mining in Ilocos, Pangasinan, SC urged ...

May 04, 2012· MANILA, Philippines - Public officials and concerned citizens filed with the Supreme Court (SC) this morning a petition for the Writ of Kalikasan against President Aquino, other government officials, and Altamina Exploration and Resources, Inc. in connection with 'large-scale mining operations' of magnetite ore in the Ilocos …

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Ilocos Mining Situation_wengkidoodledoo | Mining | Sand

MINING FIGURES FOR ILOCOS. Source: MGB website as of May 31, 5/2/12 OFFSHORE MAGNETITE SAND MINING. OFFSHORE MINING is beyond 500 meters from mean low tide level According to MGB, from Damortis, La Union to Ilocos Norte, a total area of 38, 203 hectares is set for mining which could yield 3.8 Billion Cubic 5/2/12 Meters of magnetite. COLLOSAL ...

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Stop Black Sand Mining in Ilocos Sur (Philippines)

For five years already since 2008, continuing illegal black sand mining along the coastal towns in Ilocos Sur, Philippines, is aggravating coastal land erosion and making our small towns vulnerable to flash floods, threatening our land and our lives to be wiped out. Local officials refuse to heed our persistent call to stop the destructive mining as they benefit from the operation.

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Ilocos Norte gives sand mining a chance | Inquirer News

May 14, 2014· Colossal Mining Corp., represented by businessman Cedric Lee, was granted a permit on Aug. 7, 2007, to extract magnetite sand from 3,089.698 ha of offshore properties in Laoag City, and the Ilocos ...

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Stakeholders decry illegal sand mining, task government on ...

Nov 13, 2019· Stakeholders in Nigeria's mining industry have decried the spate of illegal sand mining in the country, stressing the need for government to strengthen the synergy between relevant institutions ...

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Philippines: more 'cold war' conflict over mining

Ilocos Sur governor irked at black sand mining tirades. by Thom Picana. Manila Times. 27 June 2014. BAGUIO CITY - Ilocos Sur Governor Ryan Singson cried foul at tirades against him by anti-magne- tite mining groups, including the powerful Roman Catholic Church, following the alleged proliferation of black sand mining in the province.

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Karapatan

De Vera is the regional coordinator of Bayan Muna Partylist and a researcher-activist against large-scale and destructive mining in Ilocos, particularly of black sand mining corporations. Read more Overkill security marks Palparan's attendance in Court--Desaparecidos

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STOP BLACK SAND MINING IN CAGAYAN - Home | Facebook

Stop 'black sand' mining in Ilocos, Pangasinan, SC urged. MANILA, Philippines - Public officials and concerned citizens filed with the Supreme Court (SC) this morning a petition for the Writ of Kalikasan against President Aquino, other government officials, and Altamina Exploration and Resources, Inc. in connection with "large-scale mining ...

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Ilocos Times - Online

LAOAG CITY—"We do not allow and support any black sand mining project in the province." This was the reply of Ilocos Norte Gov. Ma. Imelda "Imee" R. Marcos to the letter of Laoag Bishop Renato Mayugba on the issue on whether to allow back sand mining in the province or not.

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Colmenares reports presence of Chinese dredging, quarrying ...

Apr 03, 2019· "Residents in Cagayan, Ilocos, Pangasinan, Zambales, Leyte, and Negros have long been complaining about China's destructive black sand mining activities, but …

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Sign petition: STOP BLACK SAND/MAGNETITE MINING IN ILOCOS ...

Jan 12, 2012· We suggest to develop an eco-tourism project not the destructive mining activity. The STOP BLACK SAND/MAGNETITE MINING IN ILOCOS REGION AND CAGAYAN petition to OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES & THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES was written by Christopher M. Valmoja and is in the category Environment …

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Woman of Steel - Esquiremag.ph

Dec 07, 2016· Pangasinan Governor Amado Espino, for allegedly engaging in the illegal black sand mining trade. Ilocos Sur Governor Luis Singson, over the alleged unlawful release of "financial assistance" for unspecified livelihood projects. Zambales Governor Hermogenes Ebdane, for the allegedly irregular issuance of mining permits.

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The Ilocos Times: Blackballed

Jun 11, 2014· The Ilocos Times in PDF; Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Blackballed THEY MAY have not seen it coming. Or maybe they did and were actually counting on it. Either way, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan heard everything they needed to hear during a public hearing on whether to allow black sand mining in the province or not.

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Philippines: Global action around Glencore's Tampakan Mine

Ilocos Norte gives sand mining a chance. Philippine Daily Inquirer. 14 May 2014. LAOAG CITY, Philippines-The official who led the provincial board of Ilocos Norte into banning black sand mining six months ago has softened his position.

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Court issues writ vs magnetite mining in Ilocos ...

May 15, 2012· 4 May 2012. LAWMAKERS HAVE asked the Supreme Court to stop the mining activities of Altamina Exploration and Resources, Inc. in the coastal areas of Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte and Pangasinan in a filing that also implicates President Benigno S.C. Aquino III. In a petition for a writ of kalikasan, the complainants asked the high court to issue a ...

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Groups from Northern Luzon hold protest against mining ...

Mar 01, 2012· "A century's worth of mining operations in the Cordillera particularly in Benguet brought about the destruction of ancestral lands and the economic and political displacement of the Ibaloi and Kankanaey people of the province. Magnetite or black sand mining is now posing a large threat to the marine ecosystems of Ilocos and Cagayan Valley.

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Philippine coastline receding because of Chinese mining ...

May 27, 2021· Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 27) — Black sand mining has been "massive" along the Luzon coastline with Chinese miners extracting the mineral with "heavy" equipment and shipping them out in "barges", according to a lawmaker from the Singson clan of the Ilocos region. The situation warrants the imposition of a ban against exporting black sand ore, or magnetite, an ore of …

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Conchita Carpio Morales Is A Woman Of Steel

Feb 02, 2018· Pangasinan Governor Amado Espino, for allegedly engaging in the illegal black sand mining trade. Ilocos Sur Governor Luis Singson, over the alleged unlawful release of "financial assistance" for unspecified livelihood projects. Zambales Governor Hermogenes Ebdane, for the allegedly irregular issuance of mining permits.

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Northern Luzon Environment Advocates Strengthen Unity in ...

Aug 29, 2015· Daga, Biag, Kinabaknang, Salakniban! The call to defend echoed in all corners of the hall as the 5th Amianan Salakniban Conveners Meeting ended with a toast from the newly appointed spokesperson, Fernando "Ampi" Mangili. More than 70 delegates from different anti-mining and environmental organizations and individuals in the three regions of Northern Luzon attended the…

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June 2013 a issue by MShare Limited - Issuu

Jun 05, 2013· Aquino signs law allowing foreign ownership of rural banks. ... MGB director Leo Jasareno said black sand mining in Ilocos Sur is illegal. ... Ilocos Sur Collective Action …

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BI DETAINS 3 BLACK SAND MINERS - Bureau of Immigration

bi detains 3 black sand miners The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has detained three Chinese nationals who were among the aliens caught engaged in illegal black sand mining in Ilocos Sur last month. BI Officer-in-Charge Siegfred Mison disclosed that the three foreigners were arrested by immigration officers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport ...

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Northern Dispatch | Envi loss, human rights violations ...

Sep 18, 2016· BAGUIO CITY — Environment advocates unite to continue defending North Luzon's environment and human rights in the 7th Amianan Salakniban (AS) Convener's meeting last September 6-7, here. Around 50 representatives of organizations and institutions under the AS network from the regions of Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon and Cordillera ...

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Green group lauds Romblon folk for blocking mining - Bulatlat

Jun 21, 2011· Gensun Agustin, leader of an anti-mining group in Buguey, Cagayan, was killws in March 1, 2010. Last April 30, thousands of local residents of Gonzaga, Cagayan were dispersed by the combined police and regional mobile groups to stop the protest action against black sand mining. Some 2,000 residents also held a protest last March 19 in Batangan ...

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STOP BLACK SAND MINING IN CAGAYAN - Posts | Facebook

Stop 'black sand' mining in Ilocos, Pangasinan, SC urged. MANILA, Philippines - Public officials and concerned citizens filed with the Supreme Court (SC) this morning a petition for the Writ of Kalikasan against President Aquino, other government officials, and Altamina Exploration and Resources, Inc. in connection with "large-scale mining ...

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Black sand mining threatens Lingayen Gulf

Dec 05, 2011· Black sand mining threatens Lingayen Gulf. DAGUPAN CITY –Onshore and offshore blacksand mining for magnetite is threatening the entire coastal areas of Lingayen Gulf which is composed of Zambales in Central Luzon and Pangasinan, La Union, Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte provinces, a group of fisherfolk said. In a press statement, the Pambansang ...

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Help Mother Earth Heal – Defend the North

Apr 27, 2015· In the Ilocos Region, legal and illegal black sand mining have been eating up the coastlines of its four provinces affecting the lives of its people. As of January 2015, there are 118 approved mining permits, another 34 are for renewal and …

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Ilocos is renewable energy capital of Southeast Asia ...

Feb 16, 2015· Ilocos is renewable energy capital of Southeast Asia – Marcos. LAOAG, Ilocos Norte, Feb. 16 — The combined 284-Megawatt wind farm generated power of Ilocos Norte makes the province the renewable energy capital of Southeast Asia, according to Governor Imee Marcos. Marcos expressed the province has strong and consistent wind conditions ideal ...

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"How wars and historical events affected the mining ...

Mar 12, 2019· From 1990s – 2004, there was collapse of the local mining industry. However from 2004 – 2009, there was a revitalization of the mining industry with EO 270 National Policy Agenda – Mineral Action Plan. Gold price surged from $410 to $873. Copper production hit lowest in …

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Effects Of Black Sand Mining In Cagayan

stop black sand/magnetite mining in ilocos region and cagayan. 12 Jan 2012 ... Petition tags: magnetite, mining, petition, ilocos, cagayan ... Now you can see the effect of these black sand mining in the coastal area of ilocos. Read more

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Ilocos Sur is Helpless Against Illegal Black Sand Mining ...

May 10, 2012· Ilocos Sur is Helpless Against Illegal Black Sand Mining, Philippines. Illegal miners continue to extract black sand from Ilocos Sur, (on Philippines' North Western Coast) exporting the commodity out of the country placing coastal areas and the people at risk of erosion, according to a priest, an environmental group, and the Mines Bureau….

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Ilocos Sur is helpless against illegal black sand mining ...

May 29, 2013· Ilocos Sur is helpless against illegal black sand mining — stakeholders. Published May 29, 2013 7:57pm. Illegal miners continue to extract black sand from Ilocos …

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Bishop to Noy: Revoke all black sand mining permits ...

Sep 09, 2013· Cagayan Valley's highest Catholic prelate has renewed his call for the dismantling of black sand mining projects in Cagayan, which he said would only destroy the environment.

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(PDF) Characterization of Black Sand Mining Activities and ...

Jan 28, 2016· We detected a total of twenty black sand mining sites on Luzon Island and InSAR ALOS data reveal that out of the thirteen sites with coherence, …

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