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  • Marcopper mining disaster remembered in the Philippines
    Marcopper mining disaster remembered in the Philippines

    Mar 24, 2009 24 March, 2009. Marinduque, Philippines – Filipinos on Tuesday commemorated the 13th anniversary of the Marcopper mining disaster that inundated the Boac River with tons of toxic mine tailings, inflicting health, economic and environmental hazards to the locals. The toxic mine tailings killed the river and the tragedy was considered the most

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  • Marcopper Mining Disaster - Preda Foundation, Inc. :
    Marcopper Mining Disaster - Preda Foundation, Inc. :

    Feb 13, 2012 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 produce copper concentrate. Until 1972, Marcopper disposed of its waste on land

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  • Remembering the Marcopper mine disaster ... - Marinduque
    Remembering the Marcopper mine disaster ... - Marinduque

    Mar 24, 2017 The Marcopper Mining Disaster occurred on March 24, 1996, on the Philippine island of Marinduque, a province of the Philippines located in the Mimaropa region. It remains one of the largest mining disasters in Philippine history. This disaster at the Marcopper Mines on Marinduque made headlines around the world. Here is Marcopper’s timeline

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  • Current Biological and Social Status Of Marcopper Mining
    Current Biological and Social Status Of Marcopper Mining

    The mining-environmental problems on Marinduque, whether a result of systems failures (Mogpog and Boac Rivers), or designed practices (Calancan Bay, acid-rock drainage at the Marcopper and CMI mines) present a very useful case study in how similar mining-environmental challenges across the region can be better assessed, mitigated, remediated

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  • Marcopper Mining Disaster – 1996 – Devastating Disasters
    Marcopper Mining Disaster – 1996 – Devastating Disasters

    Mar 24, 1996 In 1969 the Marcopper Mining Corporation began open-cut mining at Mount Tapian on Marinduque Island in the Philippines. Marinduque is a poor region and most inhabitants rely on agriculture and fishing for their livelihoods. Unhappily, the mining operation caused pollution of the waterways and deaths from poisoning in the population

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  • The 1996 Marcopper Mining Disaster in Marinduque:
    The 1996 Marcopper Mining Disaster in Marinduque:

    THE 1996 MARCOPPER MINING DISASTER 2 The 1996 Marcopper Mining Disaster in Marinduque: Five Decades of Social Injustice and Neglect Marinduque, popularly known as the “heart of the Philippines” because of its shape and geographical location, lies between the Tayabas bay and the Sibuyan Sea in Southern Luzon. The

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  • Look Back: The 1996 Marcopper mining disaster
    Look Back: The 1996 Marcopper mining disaster

    Mar 24, 2017 Marcopper Mining Corporation, which was then co-owned by Canadian firm Placer Dome, started its copper mining operations in

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  • Case study on Marcopper Mining and the
    Case study on Marcopper Mining and the

    HISTORY: As early as 1956, Placer Dome, then Placer Development Limited, became involved in an exploration project on the island of Marinduque in the Philippines, undertaking extensive geological mapping and drilling. In 1964, Marcopper Mining Corporation (Marcopper) was established. In 1969, Marcopper started mining operations in Marinduque

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  • Marinduque | Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center
    Marinduque | Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center

    December 6, 1993 --. . 25 years ago today, Marinduque experienced the worst mining disaster in Philippine history. The Marcopper-buillt Mogpog river dam burst, flooding the downstream villages in Mogpog. A toxic deluge swept through the valley, submerging villages, farmland and the town of Mogpog where two children were swept to their deaths

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  • Marcopper Placer Dome Mining Disaster, Marinduque Island
    Marcopper Placer Dome Mining Disaster, Marinduque Island

    Apr 24, 2015 Marcopper Mining Corporation, held by Placer Development Ltd. (former Placer Dome), operated two mines on Marinduque Philippines; the Mt. Tapian Pit and the San Antonio Mine. The two mines were under operation from 1969 – 1996

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  • The Marcopper disaster: A tragedy that continues in people
    The Marcopper disaster: A tragedy that continues in people

    Apr 03, 2019 Marcopper Mining Corp. began its mining operations in the Mt. Tapian ore deposit in 1969. It was the first to use open pit mining in copper concentrate production, according to a briefing paper prepared by Marinduque Representative Lord Allan Jay Velasco

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  • Basay mining project ready for privatizat­ion - PressReader
    Basay mining project ready for privatizat­ion - PressReader

    Feb 12, 2022 Other mining assets identified earlier by the PMO for disposal are Pacific Nickel Philippine s Inc. in Surigao del Norte, North Davao Mining Property in Davao del Norte, Maricalum Mining Corp. in Negros Occidental, and Marcopper Mining Corp. in Marinduque. Moncano said the abandoned mining projects “still have a lot of mineral reserves that

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  • The Marcopper mine spill and the unending wait for justice
    The Marcopper mine spill and the unending wait for justice

    Apr 02, 2019 The Marcopper mine spill and the unending wait for justice. A run-down office building inside the Marcopper mining area, abandoned in 1997, after Placer Dome, Inc. left the Philippines following the mine spill. Erik de Castro. BOAC, Marinduque—The people of this island province have endured the brunt of the worst mining disaster in the

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  • (PDF) Access to Justice Case Studies: “Marcopper
    (PDF) Access to Justice Case Studies: “Marcopper

    Placer Dome, Inc., a multinational mining company owned 40% of Marcopper. The first mining project continued until Mt. Tapian was totally destroyed and a large hole which reached way below sea level was established in the heart of Marinduque. In 1974 a mineable orebody was discovered beneath the San Antonio Tailings Pond

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  • Marcopper Mining Disaster - Cerebral Insights
    Marcopper Mining Disaster - Cerebral Insights

    In 1996, Marinduque witness one of the worst mining disasters in the Philippines when a fracture in the drainage tunnel of a large pit containing left over mine tailings from the operations of Marcopper Mining, a Canadian-owned mining firm, discharged toxic-mine waste into the Makulaprit-Boac river system leading to flash floods in areas along

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  • Basay mining project ready for privatization - The
    Basay mining project ready for privatization - The

    Other mining assets identified earlier by the PMO for disposal are Pacific Nickel Philippines Inc. in Surigao del Norte, North Davao Mining Property in Davao del Norte, Maricalum Mining Corp. in Negros Occidental, and Marcopper Mining Corp. in Marinduque

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  • Environmental Justice Case Study: Marcopper in the
    Environmental Justice Case Study: Marcopper in the

    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 produce copper concentrate. Until 1972, Marcopper disposed of its waste on land

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  • Marcopper Mining Corporation - San Antonio | copper mine
    Marcopper Mining Corporation - San Antonio | copper mine

    Marcopper Mining Corporation is a copper mine, mining located in San Antonio. Marcopper Mining Corporation - San Antonio on the map. ... Marcopper Golf Course Mount Tapian Marinduque Sitio Cabyang Bagongbungan Subterranian River and Cave System Calancan Bay Banot Island Sayao Bay Abandoned CMI Copper Mine Laylay Port

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  • Toxic substances found in Marinduque mine site | Inquirer
    Toxic substances found in Marinduque mine site | Inquirer

    Nov 26, 2020 A government team discovered about 100 barrels containing what it described as “radioactive substances” in an old storage facility of the Marcopper Mining Corp. while inspecting the integrity of dams and abandoned structures in the former mining site in Marinduque province

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  • marcopper mining companies in zambia
    marcopper mining companies in zambia

    2003-5-1 Things like The Mining Act of 1985, which allows a mining company to own 100% equity, and the lax environmental regulations, are in existence to attract companies. Marinduque has tried to get their voices heard, but their claims against Marcopper are largely ignored

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  • Marcopper San Antonio Mill In Marinduque, Philippines
    Marcopper San Antonio Mill In Marinduque, Philippines

    The Marcopper San Antonio Mill is in Marinduque, Philippines. The site was first discovered in 1976. The Marcopper San Antonio Mill is a surface mining operation. Initial production took place in 1992. Mine operations consist of 2 distinct surface workings extending 3,000.00 hectares (7,413.15 acres). There is one known shaft

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  • Marcopper Placer Dome Mining Disaster, Marinduque
    Marcopper Placer Dome Mining Disaster, Marinduque

    In 1964, the Marcopper Mining Corporation was established and in 1969, Marcopper started its mining operations. Placer Dome owned 39.9% of shares of Marcopper, which was the legal limit of foreign involvement in Philippine companies. Until 1994, Placer Dome was the only company involved in the Marcopper mines; at least 50% of the remaining

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  • Tapian, Marcopper Mines, Mardinique Copper Mine In
    Tapian, Marcopper Mines, Mardinique Copper Mine In

    The Tapian, Marcopper Mines, Mardinique Copper Mine is in Marinduque, Philippines. The Tapian, Marcopper Mines, Mardinique Copper Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. Mine operations consist of 3 distinct surface workings. There is one known shaft. The mining method is open pit

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  • A River Once Ran Through it: The Boac River and Marcopper
    A River Once Ran Through it: The Boac River and Marcopper

    A River Once Ran Through it: The Boac River and Marcopper Mining. – In 1996, Boac River became the glory of Marinduque no more because of mine wastes that came from Marcopper Mining. – Materials left over after the process of separating the valuable fraction from the worthless portion of an ore called tailings killed the life giving

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  • PRWC » Open-pit mining brings destruction
    PRWC » Open-pit mining brings destruction

    Feb 07, 2022 One of the worst disasters was in March 1996 in Boac and Mogpog, Marinduque. More than 1.6 million cubic meters of mine tailings from the Marcopper Mines leaked into the rivers and coasts. This killed the Boac River, crops and domesticated animals. A number of residents died, while several thousands from 20 barangays were forced to flee

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  • Basay mining project ready for privatization
    Basay mining project ready for privatization

    Feb 11, 2022 Basay Mining Corp. in Negros Oriental stopped operations in 1983,while the Marinduque Mining and Industrial Corp. (MMIC Bagacay Mine) in Samar was foreclosed by the Development Bank of the

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