• Mining and the Philippine Economy Some Facts and

    2017 2 15 Mining and the Philippine Economy Some Facts and Figures James Matthew Miraflor Feb 15 2017 13 min read When Philippine Environment Sec Gina Lopez decided to

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  • Coal In The Philippines Present Status And Future Potential

    Coal mining has been carried out in Cebu for the last 50 years although it has been characterized by a very crude mining technology Due to the limited size of coal deposits and complicated geology however Cebu s share of the total national production is expected to go down to only 10 percent by 1985

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  • Climate change mining and Mimaropa

    2010 5 2 Mindoro the food basket of the southern Luzon region is threatened by Norway based Intex Resources s attempt to open up a nickel mine despite existing large scale mining moratoriums in both Oriental and Occidental Mindoro local opposition of communities civil society organizations and Catholic Church mining and coal fired power

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  • Ruling on Mining Act final says Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court declared final yesterday its ruling on the constitutionality of the Philippine Mining Act of 1995 or RA 7942 and its implementing rules and regulations IRR In a four page resolution the High Court denied not only the motion for reconsideration but also the plea for an oral argument Further discussion of these issues would not serve any useful purpose as it would merely

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  • Inter Connecting Palawan and Mindoro to the Luzon Grid

    2020 7 24 The anti coal movement in Mindoro is in a tizzy NGCP Inter Connection Part 2 Almost 10 years after its first application NGCP again applied for this time a Palawan via Mindoro connection also 230KV with acronym PMIP on 14 March 2019

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  • Overview of Philippines Mining Industry

    The lower quality of locally produced coal and the non availability of local coking coal is an obstacle whereas Indonesia has large quantities of both There is considerable illegal mining in some jurisdictions as local governments wield significant power including

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  • The more coal dominates the energy mix the more

    2021 2 16 The Catholic church which claims over 86 per cent of the population as followers has taken a strong stand against coal in the media led by Bishop Gerardo Alminaza fighting coal plant development in the province of Negros Occidental in the Visayas region and Catholic priest Edu Gariguez opposing mining in Mindoro off the coast of Luzon

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  • Mindoro Resources

    2007 9 16 Mindoro ResourcesA player in an emerging mining destination Within its 30 million ha in which only 1 5 is covered by mining permits there are rich gold copper nickel and many other base metal and non metallic mineral resources Not surprisingly mining investors are now viewing the Philippines with renewed interest

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  • Goldman prize for anti mining priest

    2012 4 25 HE AND Mangyan leaders put their lives on the line and went on a hunger strike in 2009 to protest mining operations in Mindoro I saw this for myself and wrote about their do or die move Their saces paid off Filipino Catholic priest Fr Edwin Edu Gariguez 49 was one of

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  • what is mining write a short note

    2019 4 22 Ores recovered by mining include metals coal oil shale gemstones limestone chalk dimension stone rock salt potash gravel and clay Mining is required to obtain any material that cannot be grown through agricultural processes or feasibly created artificially in a laboratory or factory

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  • DESCRIPTION FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF THE

    2018 11 8 The coal development activities include market analysis training in various aspects of coal mine feasibility mining and safety cost accounting and coal preparation Coal development also requires better resource assess­ ment and updating techniques as well as measurement of coal quality These

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  • 7 feared dead in Semirara landslide

    2015 7 17 Three miners had been confirmed dead while four others remained missing after a landslide hit a coal mine in Semirara Island in Antique early Friday morning July 17

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  • Coal Group 5 Flashcards

    The contract for exploration requires a minimum working capital of per coal block per year for deposits classified to be mineable by open pit mining 150 The financial criteria also requires the applicant to present proof of adequate capitalization that would support of

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  • Antique bans new coal power plants

    2020 2 25 ILOILO City One coal fired power plant is enough for Antique The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Antique passed an ordinance prohibiting the construction of new coal power plants in the province Approved on Feb 21 Provincial Ordinance No 2020 194 cited the ill effects of coal power plants to the environment As an agricultural province with most

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  • Where in the World is Semirara Island

    2021 10 27 MUNTING NAYON Semirara Island Caluya Antique is located just at the southern tip of Mindoro Here in Semirara Island is the biggest coal mining in the Philippines operated by Semirara Mining Co The island itself has beautiful scenery beaches panoramic views where blue skies meet with blue waters all around the island

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  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

    2020 1 14 SEMIRARA COAL MINE EXPANSION PROJECT ES 4 ES 2 2 Project Technology and Process The current mining method of Open Pit using Excavators matched with 100 Tonner Dump Trucks will be continuously employed to the expansion due to the similarity of geological formation of the Molave Panian and Narra mine areas

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  • About Oriental Mindoro

    About Mindoro is an island made up of two contiguous provinces of Oriental Mindoro and Occidental Mindoro It is the seventh largest in the Philippines and has a total area of 20 244 51 sq kilometers 5 879 85 sq km correspond to the area covered by Oriental Mindoro It lies southwest of Luzon and north of the main Visayan group of Islands

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  • DoE orders Napocor to resolve Mindoro power issues

    2021 8 27 THE Department of Energy DoE said it has ordered the National Power Corp Napocor to address the power supply concerns in Mindoro Energy Secretary Alfonso G Cusi said in a virtual briefing Friday that he has tasked Napocor with addressing the power deficit on the island adding that better power service is expected by the end of September Mr Cusi said he met with

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  • Climate change mining and Mimaropa

    2010 5 2 Mindoro the food basket of the southern Luzon region is threatened by Norway based Intex Resources s attempt to open up a nickel mine despite existing large scale mining moratoriums in both Oriental and Occidental Mindoro local opposition of communities civil society organizations and Catholic Church mining and coal fired power

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  • Mindoro Block

    2021 10 12 The Mindoro block is a microcontinental block located in the Philippine Mobile Belt and the east side of North Palawan Block has comprises a metamorphic basement Mindoro Metamorphics of Teves 1953 of unknown but probably pre late cretaceous age overlain locally by upper cretaceous basalts Karig 1983 and more regionally succeeded by a probable upper eocene sequence of

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  • A Coal Reliant Conglomerate DMCI Holdings

    2017 7 16 Semirara Mining and Power Corp was established in 1980 and is engaged in the exploration mining development and sales of coal resources on

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  • Prospects for Coal and Clean Coal Technologies in the

    2018 3 19 Series of country studies indigenous energy resources coal oil gas nuclear hydro renewables and the relative importance of each in the national economy coal production types produced status of national mining industry and future prospects

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  • Philippines cancels environmental permits of four mining

    2017 1 19 Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources DENR has cancelled environmental compliance certificates ECC for four mining projects which includes Norwegian firm Intex Resources proposed 2 5bn nickel mine on Mindoro island

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  • Ruling on Mining Act final says Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court declared final yesterday its ruling on the constitutionality of the Philippine Mining Act of 1995 or RA 7942 and its implementing rules and regulations IRR In a four page resolution the High Court denied not only the motion for reconsideration but also the plea for an oral argument Further discussion of these issues would not serve any useful purpose as it would merely

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  • TVI Pacific Inc

    Canadian miner TVI Pacific is assessing various mine extension/expansion opportunities for its Canatuan copper zinc mine in the Philippines after exhausting its remaining ore stockpile One more shipment of copper concentrate is scheduled Since completing construction of the sulphide production plant in Nov 2008 the company has made 38 copper concentrate shipments totalling 195 660dmt and 7

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  • 6 killed 3 missing in Semirara mining mishap

    2015 7 18 Six miners had been confirmed dead after a landslide hit a coal mine in Semirara Island Antique The latest body was recovered on Saturday July 18 at 11 a m according to the Provincial

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  • Regional Profile

    2021 11 3 REGIONAL PROFILE MIMAROPA Region Region IV B is comprised of five 5 island provinces of Southern Luzon namely Mindoro Occidental and Oriental Marinduque Romblon and Palawan Carved out of the former Southern Tagalog Region MIMAROPA was created through Executive Order No 103 promulgated on 17 May 2002

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  • Proclamation No

    2021 10 15 PROCLAMATION NO 649 ESTABLISHING AS COAL MINING RESERVATIONS ALL THE COAL DEPOSITS AND COAL BEARING LANDS IN THE SOUTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE PROVINCE AND ISLAND OF MINDORO AND THE ISLANDS OF SEMIRARA SIBAY AND CALUYA PROVINCE OF ANTIQUE PHILIPPINES Upon the recommendation of the Secretary of and

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  • Mindoro Block

    2021 10 12 The Mindoro block is a microcontinental block located in the Philippine Mobile Belt and the east side of North Palawan Block It has comprises a metamorphic basement Mindoro Metamorphics of Teves 1953 of unknown but probably pre late cretaceous age overlain locally by upper cretaceous basalts Karig 1983 and more regionally succeeded by a probable upper eocene sequence of

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  • ALTA Ni Co Cu 2011 Proceedings

    2013 7 18 Mindoro Resources Ltd MRL is undertaking feasibility studies into the development of an integrated nickel cobalt laterite project at Agata in the Surigao District of Mindanao the Philippines The Agata deposit has a National Instrument NI 43 101 Measured and Indicated Resource of 32 6

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  • Ruling on Mining Act final says Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court declared final yesterday its ruling on the constitutionality of the Philippine Mining Act of 1995 or RA 7942 and its implementing rules and regulations IRR In a four page resolution the High Court denied not only the motion for reconsideration but also the plea for an oral argument Further discussion of these issues would not serve any useful purpose as it would merely

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  • ROLE OF COAL IN THE REPUBLIC OF THE HILIPPINES

    2020 12 13 The Philippines has 19 coal districts The largest tota l coal resource is estimated at 570 Mmt of sub bituminous coal and is located in the Semirara coal district located on Semirara Island which is located approximately 280 kilometers to the south of Manila and can be seen in Figure 26 1 below just south of Mindoro Ocampo 2012

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  • Nickel production the Philippines

    2019 10 14 Looking ahead nickel production in the Philippines is expected to expand by 3 to 355kt in 2019 and then rise to 381 4kt by 2023 This will be supported by the commencement of the Acoje and Mindoro projects which have a combined nickel production capacity of 38kt and are expected to start operations in 2021 and 2023 respectively

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  • Mindoro Resources Ltd

    Mindoro Announces Transfer to the NEX and Symbol Change 2018 01 26 nasdaq MANILA Philippines Jan 26 2018 GLOBE NEWSWIRE Mindoro Resources Ltd NEX MIO H Frankfurt WKN 906167 Mindoro or the Company today announced that in accordance with TSX Venture Exchange Policy 2 5 the Company has not maintained the requirements for a TSX Venture

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  • TVI Pacific Inc

    Canadian miner TVI Pacific is assessing various mine extension/expansion opportunities for its Canatuan copper zinc mine in the Philippines after exhausting its remaining ore stockpile One more shipment of copper concentrate is scheduled Since completing construction of the sulphide production plant in Nov 2008 the company has made 38 copper concentrate shipments totalling 195 660dmt and 7

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  • About Oriental Mindoro

    About Mindoro is an island made up of two contiguous provinces of Oriental Mindoro and Occidental Mindoro It is the seventh largest in the Philippines and has a total area of 20 244 51 sq kilometers 5 879 85 sq km correspond to the area covered by Oriental Mindoro It lies southwest of Luzon and north of the main Visayan group of Islands

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  • Intex Resources in Norway company

    Intex Resources is an international mining company based in Norway Its portfolio consists of non precious minerals and the main project is a nickel project in Mindoro in the Philippines Other projects include Hurdal and Ramnes both molybdenum north of Oslo in Norway Seqi Olivine in Sweden and Maniitsoq diamond project north of Nuuk in

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  • The Republic of the Philippines coalbed methane

    The subbituminous coal of Semirara Island in the Mindoro Semirara coal district fig 2 is known to contain coalbed methane CBM with the coal being comparable in gas content and adsorption isotherms to the coal of the Paleocene Fort Union Formation in the Powder River Basin in Wyoming USA Flores and others 2005

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  • Mining

    2012 4 5 Today is a red letter day for grassroots mining activists around the world Fr Edwin Gariguez is awarded the 2012 Goldman Environmental Prize for his work to stop irresponsible mining development on Mindoro Island in the Philippines I m looking forward to seeing Fr Edwin receive his award at the San Francisco Opera House this evening along with 5 other amazing Prize recipients from

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  • STATEMENT ON THE SEMIRARA COAL MINE TRAGEDY

    From 2009 to 2014 alone coal mining in Semirara has destroyed over 83 92 hectares of 31 species mangrove areas and more than two kilometers to sea of coral reefs It has introduced toxicity to the surrounding waters and destroyed a rich fishing ground shared

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