Tag Archives: Mining

COMMUNICATIONS from the Bishop

No. 937          Diocese of Marbel, Philippines                   22 June 2017 BLA’AN LEADERS’ MANIFESTED AGAINST MINING OPERATIONS IN     BONGMAL TERRITORY Eleven Bla’an leaders in Bongmal Territory, Brgy. Kimlawie, … Continue reading

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COMMUNICATIONS from the Bishop

No. 928          Diocese of Marbel, Philippines                   12 May 2017 DIOCESAN CLERGY’S RECOLLECTION Date and venue: 09 May 2017, Kiamba Parish, Sarangani. Attendance: 49: 46 priests, 2 deacons, … Continue reading

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3. INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S ADVOCATES DINE WITH BISHOP

Seven advocates of IPs’ rights dined with Bishop, Fr. Romeo Buenaobra and Deacon J.O. Calopez on 28 July 2015. Michael Redkordt, Power Shift, Germany; Andy Whitmore, Philippine IP Links, United Kingdom; Kris Vanselbrouk, Belgium and Menchie Obanil, Philippines, 11. 11. … Continue reading

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4. No to Mining

B’laans in Bongmal Territory, Tampakan – Kiblawan are strongly against mining operations in their ancestral land. On 23 January 2014 they submitted to the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples’ (NCIP) National Office a resolution opposing the SMI Glencore/Xstrata’s proposed copper … Continue reading

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2. Governor Fuentes Reports on Mining in Tampakan

Governor Daisy P. Avance Fuentes reported to the Bishop on September 15, 2009 the following: 1. Illegal “banlas” operations are on going; 2. They are within the SMI area of exploration and therefore it is their primary obligation to police … Continue reading

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1. Illegal Hydraulic “Banlas” Mining Operation Raided

  Last June 23, 2009, a team led by Ms. Lita Jumilla, Small Scale Mining Application (SSM) in-charge under South Cotabato Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO), raided the illegal “banlas” SSM operation within Sitio Kampo Kelot/Mangisi, Brgy. Pulabato, Tampakan, South … Continue reading

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2. Environmental Team Reports

The environmental team composed of 22 persons from government agencies, non-government organizations and the Diocese of Marbel made an ocular visit on three sites in Tampakan, South Cotabato on 26 May 2009. On 9 June 2009 the team reported their … Continue reading

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