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

2012-5-4  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-Pangasinan coastline.

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Philippine coastline receding because of Chinese mining ...

2021-5-27  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...

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

2013-5-29  Black sand contains iron and metallic minerals for making steel. In an interview with reporters, MGB director Leo Jasareno said black sand mining in Ilocos

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Court issues writ vs magnetite mining in Ilocos ...

2012-5-15  In a separate development, Mr. Casiño filed a resolution at the House of Representatives calling for a congressional probe on illegal black sand mining operations on the shores of Pangasinan, Cagayan and other parts of Northern Luzon, according to a statement posted on the website of the House of Representatives on Monday.

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Black sand and dark greed in Ilocos The Varsitarian

2013-7-5  However, Ilocos Sur Collective Action for the Preservation of the Environment (ISCAPE), an environmental group formed by Ilocos residents, said black-sand mining still continues. Citizens groups said they were able to monitor the dump trucks’ movement and the transfer of the operation’s equipment to another location in the north.

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Black sand mining facilities in Ilocos Sur dismantled ...

2013-8-9  Bulatlat Contributors August 9, 2013 black sand mining, Ilocos Sur “It is not only an action against the destructive and exploitative black sand mining operation, but also a blow against individuals and officials who welcomed, imposed and supported the said mining

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Blacksand mining still ravages Ilocos Sur - Bulatlat

2014-5-20  Chinese-owned dredge vessels anchored along the banks of the Abra River are believed to be conducting blacksand mining along the mouth of the river and near shore areas of Caoayan. (Photo courtesy of Bumangonka Ilocos Sur) Since August 2013, there have been several efforts to smuggle blacksand

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DOJ/NBI Leads Intensified Operations Against Black Sand

2013-8-5  Department of Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima confirmed that two successive operations were undertaken last August 1 and 3 in Cagayan and Ilocos Sur, respectively, against illegal black sand mining through the joint efforts of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), under the umbrella of the Joint DOJ-DILG-DENR Fact-Finding

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Group asks SC to halt Ilocos-Pangasinan shoreline mining ...

2012-5-4  Group asks SC to halt Ilocos-Pangasinan shoreline mining. By: ... Roxas departments under Aquino. ... They pointed out that magnetite or locally termed ‘black sand,’ is an “important mineral ...

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Ilocos Norte gives sand mining a chance Inquirer News

2014-5-14  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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Black sand and dark greed in Ilocos The Varsitarian

2013-7-5  However, Ilocos Sur Collective Action for the Preservation of the Environment (ISCAPE), an environmental group formed by Ilocos residents, said black-sand mining still continues. Citizens groups said they were able to monitor the dump trucks’ movement and the transfer of the operation’s equipment to another location in the north.

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Magnetite mining in Ilocos Sur illegal, MGB says - Bulatlat

2013-3-15  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

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Ilocos Norte gives sand mining a chance Inquirer News

2014-5-14  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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DOJ/NBI Leads Intensified Operations Against Black Sand Mining

2013-8-5  Department of Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima confirmed that two successive operations were undertaken last August 1 and 3 in Cagayan and Ilocos Sur, respectively, against illegal black sand mining through the joint efforts of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), under the umbrella of the Joint DOJ-DILG-DENR Fact-Finding

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Philippines: More questions, and a few answers

Ban on black sand mining in Ilocos Sur declared. By Artemio Dumlao. Philippine Star. 20 March 2013. BAGUIO CIY, Philippines - The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) has declared a ban on all black sand extraction in Ilocos Sur and ordered a moratorium

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

2013-9-9  A rich resource along the Cagayan and Ilocos coastlines, black sand or magnetite commands a high price in foreign markets, as it is used as additive in manufacturing concrete and steel products ...

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Black sand mining in the Philippines Philstar

2014-12-8  There are many black sand mining operations going on around the country. In Zambales, the mining operation involves the extraction of magnetite iron ores from lahar sands found at the base of Mt ...

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18 Chinese illegal miners arrested Inquirer News

2013-8-3  The NBI agents, members of the Task Force on Illegal Black Sand Mining in Cagayan province, raided on Aug. 1 the Huaxia compound in Barangay Paddaya, where the Chinese-owned firm was constructing ...

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Bishop, Cagayanons appeal end to black sand maning ...

2013-9-17  Bishop, Cagayanons appeal end to black sand maning. MANILA, (PNA) — Father Manny Catral, the representative of Tuguegarao Bishop Sergio Utleg, and advocates from Cagayan met this week with Sec. Manuel Mamba, head of the Presidential Legislative Liaison Office, to present their concerns on large-scale black sand mining off the coast of Cagayan ...

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Foreign, local firms raid Cagayan for magnetite - Vera Files

2011-4-5  Huaxia Mining Co. obtained two permits for 20 hectares of magnetite sand mining in Batangan, Gonzaga last December. The facilities are already under construction, practically in front of the beach, a source said. Last January, Lianxing Corp. reportedly exported black sand despite the ban in magnetite sand mining.

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DOJ/NBI Leads Intensified Operations Against Black Sand

2013-8-5  Department of Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima confirmed that two successive operations were undertaken last August 1 and 3 in Cagayan and Ilocos Sur, respectively, against illegal black sand mining through the joint efforts of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), under the umbrella of the Joint DOJ-DILG-DENR Fact-Finding

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Philippines: More questions, and a few answers

Ban on black sand mining in Ilocos Sur declared. By Artemio Dumlao. Philippine Star. 20 March 2013. BAGUIO CIY, Philippines - The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) has declared a ban on all black sand extraction in Ilocos Sur and ordered a moratorium

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

2013-9-9  A rich resource along the Cagayan and Ilocos coastlines, black sand or magnetite commands a high price in foreign markets, as it is used as additive in manufacturing concrete and steel products ...

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Indigenous people from North Luzon join in anti-APEC ...

2015-11-19  Legal and illegal black sand mining in activities in the coasts of Ilocos and Cagayan Valley have dwindled due to people’s opposition but the pending applications are still numerous. The Aquino administration is optimistic that APEC will bring about a positive impact to the country’s economy but the group was not convinced.

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Bishop, Cagayanons appeal end to black sand maning ...

2013-9-17  Bishop, Cagayanons appeal end to black sand maning. MANILA, (PNA) — Father Manny Catral, the representative of Tuguegarao Bishop Sergio Utleg, and advocates from Cagayan met this week with Sec. Manuel Mamba, head of the Presidential Legislative Liaison Office, to present their concerns on large-scale black sand mining off the coast of Cagayan ...

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18 Chinese illegal miners arrested Inquirer News

2013-8-3  The NBI agents, members of the Task Force on Illegal Black Sand Mining in Cagayan province, raided on Aug. 1 the Huaxia compound in Barangay Paddaya, where the Chinese-owned firm was constructing ...

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Northern Dispatch Cagayanos want blacksand mining ...

2019-8-13  The Provincial Board of Cagayan backed the people’s call asking the president to stop immediately the dredging operation in the Cagayan River, which they believe is magnetite mining. Governor Manuel Mamba sanctioned the dredging

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Black sand mining in the Philippines Philstar

2014-12-8  There are many black sand mining operations going on around the country. In Zambales, the mining operation involves the extraction of magnetite iron ores from lahar sands found at the base of Mt ...

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Foreign, local firms raid Cagayan for magnetite - Vera Files

2011-4-5  Huaxia Mining Co. obtained two permits for 20 hectares of magnetite sand mining in Batangan, Gonzaga last December. The facilities are already under construction, practically in front of the beach, a source said. Last January, Lianxing Corp. reportedly exported black sand despite the ban in magnetite sand mining.

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‘Chavit’ offers P1-M reward for mining tip

2014-10-12  Caoayan, Ilocos Sur — Former governor and political kingpin Luis “Chavit” Singson offered yesterday P1 million cash reward to any individual who could give information to prove the existence of black sand mining in this town. “I am offering (a) cash reward of P1 million to anyone who could prove that there is still black sand mining operation here, particularly along the Abra river ...

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