Task force kitaco is a composite group of police, military and civilian defense forces (a para-military group) and was set up as an “investment defense force” ( idf) whose main mission is to protect the mining project subsequent congressional investigations in the tampakan case revealed that smi was. As proof of the negative impact of mining, i have chosen as examples the marcopper case of the philippines and the ok tedi case of eastern papua new guinea the two cases are convenient samples in understanding the recommendations of world resource institute whose study on mining specifically mentions the. Philippines: mining or food case study 3: copper and gold mining in tampakan, south cotabato – mindanao island by robert goodland and clive wicks for the working group on mining in the philippines sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present. The archaic notion that nationalism is about who owns the land and who can exploit our natural resources,”said dominguez “the answer lies under our feet poverty eradica- tion, responsible mining: connect the dots” case study: executive order 79 and the tampakan project in july 2012, president aquino released the.
Edited by two experts in the area, geoethics: ethical challenges and case studies in earth sciences addresses a range of topics surrounding the concept of ethics in geoscience, making it an important reference for any earth scientist with a chapter 30 - mining in indigenous regions: the case of tampakan, philippines. Glencore xstrata will cut up to 920 jobs and take the axe to spending at its us $59 billion tampakan copper-gold project in the philippines, one of several future mines under review since the company was formed in a record-breaking takeover. The tampakan copper-gold mine project in mindanao, philippines irina wenk and loretta scherler 1 1 situating the case study this case study is concerned with the planned tampakan copper-gold mine project by british- swiss mining giant glencore xstrata and its philippine partner company saggitarius mines. Client xstrata (global mining group) project an animated presentation outlining the xstrata smi project to local community members surrounding the tampakan operation in the philippines goal increase awareness of the project, educate locals on key benefits and improve on the image of smi client brief research and.
The discovery of the tampakan copper-gold deposit was announced by wmc in september 1994 and in march 1995 the ftaa was signed between wmc and the philippine government in that same year, the philippine government passed the mining act of 1995 in 1997, a case was filed in the supreme court. Case study 1: the tampakan project another project, the tampakan project, was expected to be the single biggest mining project in the country that could double the current contribution of the sector to national gross domestic product ( gdp) however, government interests have conflicted with local.
Tampakan mine project eis main report april 2011 tampakan copper-gold mine project environmental impact statement draft prepared for 4-141 acute risks/worst case scenario 4-1 411 methodology 4-1 412 hazard identification 4-2 413 risk analysis 4-442 geotechnical engineering 4-8 421. Basic & detailed engineering feasibility studies & concept design slurry pipelines tailings pipelines gold processing plants tailings management & metal recovery sagittarius mines, inc was developing the tampakan copper- gold project, an open pit mine and processing facilities, located approximately 50 km. The tampakan project in 2007, smi has successfully integrated xstrata's global industry-leading standards and systems into its management framework to follow are our responses to some of the concerns raised by wmgp in the tampakan case study: 1 the report alleges that there have been political. The provincial ordinance caused the non-issuance of environmental compliance certificate (ecc) of xstrata-sagittarius mines (smi) tampakan a case study conducted by broad and cavanagh offers ample evidence to posit the following three conditions for governments to take action to protect the.
How participatory maps can inform national policy making: the tampakan copper-gold mine case in the philippines koronadal city, south cotabato, philippines, to present the results of a series of feasibility studies including the results of an environmental impact assessment (eia) and inherent “safety. Study human rights impact assessment of the tampakan copper-gold project, mindanao, philippines partners have raised severe human rights concerns related to the tampakan ippines in case the human rights concerns cannot be fully lems and challenges in the tampakan mining area and in mining contexts in. Welfare one case in point is mineral mining that destroys normal watershed and causes the mining law of 1995 also recognized the rights of the ipsthese studies provided good background on what the government did or failed to do for the ips, but did not cover issues on mineral mining and tampakan copper- gold.
And commenced an extended pre-feasibility study that was completed in december 2008 in 2015 glencore sold its stake in the project to an affiliate the tampakan project is a test case for the mining policies and legislation in the philippines mining in the mountains above tampakan is not an option. I will quote various authorities and organizations that are against mining since i am not a geologist or physicist, their research & findings are good facts to enlighten our minds from philippines: mining or food case study 3: copper and gold mining in tampakan, south cotabato – mindanao island by.
Cccp providing data and facts in geospatial format on the controversies that surround the tampakan copper- gold project• cccp argue on the adaption of watershed as the planning domain in conducting impact studies on mining given the “new normal” brought about by climate change impacts on. Our approaches to managing equipment failure, camp set-up and mine operations and construction. The tampakan copper gold mine is located in the southern philippines, about 50km north of general santos city on the island of mindanao it is the largest undeveloped mining at tampakan will be carried out using any of the four options under evaluation in a scoping study the first option includes block cave mining.
1, mining: land and resources disputes - case studies 2, case n project name, companies involved, mining products, mine type (surface gold , copper, 10,000, tampakan, south cotabato, philippines, asia, case was filed against the mining company, indigenous peoples group, mining company,. The tampakan copper-gold project in the philippines, owned by glencore xstrata, the australian indophil, and the local subsidiary sagittarius mines inc ( smi), is one of the largest copper-gold mines in southeast asia it covers a mine area of around 10,000 hectares in in the municipalities of malungon. Report and case studies available in individual documents at: http://www piplinksorg/miningorfood maps associated with these 6 case studies are available at 6 sibuyan island 2 libay sibutad 5 mindoro nickel project 1 midsalip 3 tampakan sagittarius copper. 7 backgrounder on placer dome in marinduque, philippines (mining watch canada, 2005), available at 8 catherine coumans, placer dome case study: marcopper mines (mining watch canada, 2002), 3 9 interview with tony la viña on response to the tampakan open-pit copper-gold mining project in the province.