Oceanagold Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Oceanagold Philippines


Groups decry violent dispersal of barricade vs mining firm in Nueva Vizcaya

Apr 07, 2020 - 7:20 PM

The Alyansa ng mga Novo Vizcano para sa Kalikasan says OceanaGold Philippines has made attempts to bring their fuel tanks to a site in Barangay Didipio – despite local resistance

Photos from United People of Kasibu

Indigenous women mark Women's Day with protest dance against mining

Mar 07, 2020 - 2:00 PM

More than 100 indigenous women and women's rights advocates in Brgy. Didipio in Kasibu town dance the Tayaw to protest the mining operations of OceanaGold Philippines

TAYAW DANCE. Photo courtesy of Shar Balagtas and Susan Corpuz

Environmental group urges gov't not to renew OceanaGold's contract

Jun 14, 2019 - 3:04 PM

Kalikasan PNE national coordinator Leon Dulce says the government's decision on Oceanagold for contract renewal will serve as an 'acid test' of its stance on mining

Aerial view of Oceanagold mine’s open pit. Screen grab from Google Maps

Nueva Vizcaya officials vow to block renewal of OceanaGold mining permit

Mar 06, 2018 - 6:58 PM

'This mining company has shown bad faith in its dealings with our province, and must no longer be allowed to continue operating for all the sufferings it has brought to our people,' Board Member Flodemonte Gerdan, chairman of the Committee on Environment of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan, says

OCEANAGOLD. A mining pit operated by OceanaGold. Image from oceanagold.com

Lopez tells big mining firms to improve community dev’t programs

Dec 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says she wants the DENR mining firms and the host community to jointly manage the Social Development and Management Program fund

Lopez vows cancellation of OceanaGold permit in Nueva Vizcaya

Jul 24, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez says the cancellation of the extension of the exploration permit of the Australian mining firm will end the sufferings of the communities in Nueva Vizcaya

OceanaGold pays tax, resumes shipment

Mar 14, 2013 - 9:24 AM

Australian miner OceanaGold Corp reluctantly paid excise taxes to proceed with the shipment of ores from its Didipio mine

SETTLEMENT. Miner OceanaGold reluctantly paid taxes so it could proceed with the shipment of ores from this Didipio mine where open pit operations started last December 2012. Photo from media website of OceanaGold