[Statement] on OGPI FTAA renewal -ATM

We are greatly disappointed with this development. ATM believes that OceanaGold Philippines, Inc. (OGPI) had failed to substantially comply with the requirements of a renewal for FTAA. It did not inform the local governments about its application and has not secured the free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) of the affected indigenous peoples. This interim…

[Statement] There is no future in mining -ATM

ATM Statement on the Opening of Mining Philippines 2019 September 10, 2019 Quezon City –“Responsible mining” is a myth, and even the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) has stopped pretending it exists. The concept didn’t find any space in the theme nor in the program for the annual international mining confab that opens…

[From the web] Stop Oceanagold’s illegal mining operations -ATM

BAYOMBONG, NUEVA VIZCAYA – Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) together with its local partners, the Nueva Vizcaya Quirino Waterwatch, Alyansa ng Magsasaka para sa Kalikasan ng Kasibu, and Didipio Earth Savers Movement (DESAMA) declare their rejection of the continued illegal and destructive operations of OceanaGold Philippines, Inc. (OGPI). One hundred local farmers and indigenous peoples from…

[Statement] On World Indigenous People’s Day Defend the indigenous peoples against destructive mining and large dams -ATM

Quezon City – Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) supports the struggles of indigenous peoples all over the world. In their continuing journey to assert their right to self-determination and to defend their land, lives and culture, they have stood in front of destructive development projects and protect the forests, water and natural resources for everyone’s benefit.…

[Statement] DENR is working against communities and the environment -ATM

Agency hides decision to allow mining in Nueva Vizcaya, despite expired mining contract Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) is deeply concerned and horrified by the lack of transparency and callousness of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), in allowing continued mining operations in Nueva Vizcaya despite the expiration of a mining contract there. Last…

[Press Release] Stop mining, communities urge Duterte admin – ATM

Stop mining, communities urge Duterte admin Groups hold anti-mining actions nationwide MANILA, 30 June 2016 – Mining-affected communities across the Philippines held protests and other actions to pursue reforms in mining ahead of the inauguration of President Rodrigo Duterte and the swearing-in of Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Gina Lopez. Members and…

[Statement] Alyansa Tigil Mina challenges Duterte Admin to address mining, environmental issues

Alyansa Tigil Mina challenges Duterte Admin to address mining, environmental issues Alyansa Tigil Mina, a national coalition of more than 130 members and 21 local multi-sectoral alliances in the provincial Sites of Struggles collectively confronting the promotion of destructive large-scale mining in the Philippines, challenges incoming President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to stand by his promise…

[Press Release] Mendiola March to pressure Malacanang against mining -ATM

Mendiola March to pressure Malacanang against mining Environmental groups spearheaded by Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) finished off their week-long anti-mining solidarity activity on Thursday, September 18 with an estimate of 1000 advocates marching from Plaza Miranda to Mendiola. The groups emphasized their message to Malacanang that mining is a destructive industry and recalled their messages…

[Press Release] Groups accuse MMDC of new violations -ATM

Groups accuse MMDC of new violations Anti-mining Coalition in Cantilan, Nagpakabana Na CarCanMadCarLanon (NNC), once again declared battle against MarcVentures Mining Development Corporations (MMDC) for the company’s alleged violation of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau’s (MGB) stoppage order issued on April 22, 2014. According to NNC, MMDC has been doing full mining operations in Cabangahan,…

[Announcement] ATM a national campaign organization, is looking for qualified applicants for a full-time, project-based positions

The Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) a national campaign organization, is looking for qualified applicants for a full-time, project-based positions: 1. Campaigns/Sites of Struggles (SoS) Officer in Visayas. Job Description: 1. Coordinate area/field activities for local campaign work in various localities in the Visayas region; 2. Provide direct support to identified activities at the area/field levels…

[Press Release] Groups urge gov’t: seek justice for victims of Marcopper toxic mine tragedy, other mining disasters -ATM

Groups urge gov’t: seek justice for victims of Marcopper toxic mine tragedy, other mining disasters Led by the Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM), groups called on the government to step up and lead the people in demanding justice for victims of the Marcopper toxic mine tragedy and other mining disasters. This morning, the groups went agency-hopping…

[Statement] Groups condemn dismissal of murder case against Army’s 27th IB -Justice for the Capion massacre DENIED

Groups condemn dismissal of murder case against Army’s 27th IB Justice for the Capion massacre DENIED Support groups of anti-mining communities affected by the Tampakan Copper Gold Project condemn the dismissal of the criminal charges against members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines 27th Infantry Battalion. Last year, Oct 18, Juvy Capion and her…