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Environmental Justice Case Study: Marcopper in the ...

2003-5-1  In 1969, the Marcopper Mining Corporation began mining operations on Marinduque Island. Placer Dome, a Canadian company, co-owned (40%) and managed the corporation. The Mt. Tapian site was the first mining location on the island. Here, open pit mining was used to

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The Marcopper disaster: A tragedy that continues in

2019-4-3  On March 24, 1996, a fracture in the drainage tunnel of Marcopper Mining Corporation’s Tapian pit spilled more than 1.6 million cubic meters of toxic mine tailings, flooding villages and poisoning the Boac River. Three years before that, the company’s Maguila-guila siltation dam also burst, flooding the town of Mogpog, where two children ...

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Case study on Marcopper Mining and the Marinduque

CASE STUDY: Prepared for the Global Mining Campaign. Catherine Coumans - April 2002. MINE: Marcopper Mining Corporation - Placer Dome Inc. Location: Marinduque, Philippines. Ownership: 39.9%. Placer Dome managed and guaranteed the loans for the two Marcopper Mines 1969-1996. Product and Reserves: Copper, with gold and silver as by-products.

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Look Back: The 1996 Marcopper mining disaster

2017-3-24  Marcopper Mining Corporation, which was then co-owned by Canadian firm Placer Dome, started its copper mining operations in Marinduque island in the late

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Marcopper says no toxic substance in mine site Inquirer

2020-12-4  Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:04 AM December 04, 2020 Marcopper Mining Corp. said it kept industrial chemicals commonly used for mineral processing in its former mine site in Marinduque province, belying reports from two government agencies that it stored toxic substances in its property.

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Marcopper Mining Corporation Mine Site - Marinduque ...

The Marcopper Mining Corporation Mine Site (MMC) is located in Marinduque, Philippines.. The MMC mine site used to produce 20 percent of the country's copper supply. Eventhough it is temporarily closed, the site offers guests a guided tour of the facilities.

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The Marcopper mine spill and the unending wait for

2019-4-2  It leads to the complicated and tricky ownership of the Marcopper mining site, the structures inside it, and everything left behind by MMC and Placer Dome, Inc., and Placer Dome Technical Services Inc., a subsidiary set up by Placer Dome in 1997 to clean up the mine spill.

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Marcopper dam leaks - PressReader

2017-1-25  The Mines and Geoscience­s Bureau sent a team to Marinduque to inspect the abandoned mine site of Marcopper Mining Corp. after officials found leaks in one of its dams. The MGB said while the Makulapnit dam did not contain tailings, it was unsure about the volume of water it holds.

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Marcopper Mining Corporation - San Antonio copper mine

2012-11-8  Marcopper Mining Corporation is a copper mine, mining located in San Antonio. Marcopper Mining Corporation - San Antonio on the map.

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Marcopper Mining Corporation Mine Site - Marinduque ...

The Marcopper Mining Corporation Mine Site (MMC) is located in Marinduque, Philippines.. The MMC mine site used to produce 20 percent of the country's copper supply. Eventhough it is temporarily closed, the site offers guests a guided tour of the facilities.

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Case study on Marcopper Mining and the Marinduque

CASE STUDY: Prepared for the Global Mining Campaign. Catherine Coumans - April 2002. MINE: Marcopper Mining Corporation - Placer Dome Inc. Location: Marinduque, Philippines. Ownership: 39.9%. Placer Dome managed and guaranteed the loans for the two Marcopper Mines 1969-1996. Product and Reserves: Copper, with gold and silver as by-products.

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The Marcopper mine spill and the unending wait for

2019-4-3  Placer Dome, Inc. owned 40 percent of Marcopper shares but divested from it a year after the mine spill. Five years later, it closed its Philippine office. In 2006, the Toronto-based Barrick Gold Corporation, the world’s largest gold mining company,

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Marcopper San Antonio (MRDS #10231169) CU

MARCOPPER MINING CORP., 1987 1976 AR, P5 P11. (12/31/87) METALS WEEK, 11/19/90, P.3; (12/31/90) MARCOPPER MINING CORP. IS OWNED 40 PCT. BY PLACER DEVELOPMENT LTD. OPERATOR: MARCOPPER MINING CORP. SAN ANTONIO AND TAPIAN FORMED INTO ONE OPERATION AS TAPIAN NEARS DEPLETION AND SAN ANTONIO GEARS UP FOR PRODUCTION.

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Marcopper Mining Corporation - San Antonio copper mine

2012-11-8  Marcopper Mining Corporation is a copper mine, mining located in San Antonio. Marcopper Mining Corporation - San Antonio on the map.

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PHILIPPINES: Missing, despising Marcopper corpwatch

2006-4-6  The Marcopper mine site is situated at Mt. Tapian in Barangay Kilo-kilo, 12 km away from the town proper. Municipal administrator Ruby Manay, who also worked as a civil engineer for the mining company from 1994 to 1998, said Santa Cruz dropped from being a first-class municipality (average annual income: at least P35 million) to third-class ...

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Marcopper dam leaks - PressReader

2017-1-25  Marcopper dam leaks MGB exec says typhoon contribute­d to deteriorat­ion of water diversion tunnel 2017-01-25 - —STORY BY MARICAR CINCO The Mines and Geoscience­s Bureau sent a team to Marinduque to inspect the abandoned mine site of Marcopper Mining Corp

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An Overview of Mining-Related Environmental and

2000-11-14  Marcopper open-pit copper mine. The mine was operated from 1969-1996 by Marcopper Mining Corporation, under 39.9% ownership, and design and management control, of Placer Dome, Inc. Our trip expenses to and from the Philippines were funded by the USGS. In-country expenses were paid by the offices of Congressman Reyes

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Philippines Supreme Court rules against Marcopper

SC upholds ruling vs Marcopper executives. by Rey E. Requejo, Manila Standard. 14th February 2006. THE Supreme Court has given the green light for the prosecution of the executives of the Marcopper mining firm for allegedly violating the country's environmental laws that resulted in Boac and Makulapnit Rivers' disasters in Marinduque 10 years ago.

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INQUIRER - Marcopper Mining Corp. said it kept ...

Marcopper Mining Corp. said it kept industrial chemicals commonly used for mineral processing in its former mine site in Marinduque, belying reports from two government agencies that it stored toxic substances in its property.

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Marcopper San Antonio (MRDS #10231169) CU

MARCOPPER MINING CORP., 1987 1976 AR, P5 P11. (12/31/87) METALS WEEK, 11/19/90, P.3; (12/31/90) MARCOPPER MINING CORP. IS OWNED 40 PCT. BY PLACER DEVELOPMENT LTD. OPERATOR: MARCOPPER MINING CORP. SAN ANTONIO AND TAPIAN FORMED INTO ONE OPERATION AS TAPIAN NEARS DEPLETION AND SAN ANTONIO GEARS UP FOR PRODUCTION.

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Chronic illnesses on the rise in Marcopper towns ...

Chronic illnesses on the rise in Marcopper towns. New mining rules — but old mining wastes remain. Elusive justice. This two-part investigative report revisits the site of what is still regarded as the country’s worst mining disaster, along with two other towns that had been most affected by the activities of the Marcopper Mining Corporation.

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Marcopper Mining Victims and Supporters Dismayed over ...

2010-6-16  Marinduque — Mining victims of the 1993 Mogpog River disaster and their supporters expressed today their disappointment at yet again another delay in their case against Marcopper Mining Corporation, a copper mining company reportedly co-owned by then-president Ferdinand Marcos and Canada’s Placer Dome.The delay was mainly due to the absence of a presiding judge and a motion

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An Overview of Mining-Related Environmental and

2000-11-14  Marcopper open-pit copper mine. The mine was operated from 1969-1996 by Marcopper Mining Corporation, under 39.9% ownership, and design and management control, of Placer Dome, Inc. Our trip expenses to and from the Philippines were funded by the USGS. In-country expenses were paid by the offices of Congressman Reyes

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Marcopper Disaster: Two Years Later

1998-3-7  Marcopper Disaster: Two Years Later. Philippines Solidarity Network of Aotearoa detailed the horrific environmental consequences arising from the March 1996 tailings dambust at the Marcopper mine owned by Placer Dome of Canada on

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Part 2: The Marcopper mining incident 2 decades later

2018-6-6  Annabelle Nuna, 54, knew of the Marcopper incidents and was a witness to one - the flash flood in Mogpog in 1993. Nuna, who managed a small store before, never worked for Marcopper Mining Company, and her family was among those who lodged complaints. Nuna

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MGB Updates Stakeholders on Marcopper Situation

2019-9-25  MGB Updates Stakeholders on Marcopper Situation. The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA gathered partner agencies and other stakeholders to provide update on the current status of the Marcopper Mining Corporation (MMC), and the proposed gabion dam project during a stakeholders’ dialogue in Boac, Marinduque, September 12.

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The Marcopper mine spill and the unending wait for

2019-4-11  Catherine Coumans, research and Asia-Pacific program coordinator of Mining Watch Canada told Vera Files in an email that a lot of mine waste remains at the mine site. Marcopper started operations ...

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The use of satellite-based remote sensing methods to ...

The Marcopper Mining Disaster occurred between 1975 and 1996 on the Philippine island of Marinduque, a province of the Philippines (OXFAM 2005a). Over 200 million tonnes of contaminated mine waste was discharged from the mine site during the mine life which ranks the disaster ranks as the largest in the history of the Philippines.

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53 Marcopper Mining Corp vs. NLRC.docx - MARCOPPER

MARCOPPER MINING CORPORATION vs. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS COMMISSION and NATIONAL MINES AND ALLIED WORKERS UNION (NAMAWU-MIF) G.R. No. 103525. March 29, 1996 FACTS: Marcopper Mining Corporation, a corporation engaged in the business of mineral prospecting, exploration and extraction, and private respondent NAMAWU-MIF, a labor federation duly organized

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