[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…

[Event] Interfaith groups march to international mining confab venue to reject miners-ATM

Interfaith groups march to international mining confab venue to reject miners Solemn prayer offered for victims of mining-related violence, tragedies A hundred strong Church leaders, seminarians, lay and community representatives marched to Sofitel Plaza Hotel carrying torches and candles formed “STOP MINING” on Monday (September 9, 2013). Groups led by the Association of the Major…

[Event] Groups launch Anti Mining Solidarity Week of Actions -ATM

Groups launch Anti Mining Solidarity Week of Actions Call on Chamber of Mines, government: Stop the Plunder! Tao Muna, Hindi Mina! Groups led by Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) launched a week-long campaign opposing the Chamber of Mines’ push for more mining investments in the country. “Every September since President GMA’s time, the Chamber of Mines…

[Press Release] Anti-mining coalition slams Mining Chamber’s ‘poster boy’ for responsible mining -ATM

Anti-mining coalition slams Mining Chamber’s ‘poster boy’ for responsible mining Says Philex, MGB should completely disclose dealings after August mine tailings accident Alyansa Tigil Mina criticizes Philex Mining Corporation for how irresponsible and misleading it has been since the accidental discharge of more than thirteen million cubic meters of mine waste from its Padcal mine.…

[Statement] Alyansa Tigil Mina strongly condemns, argues environment permit issuance to SMI-Xstrata Mines

Alyansa Tigil Mina strongly condemns, argues environment permit issuance to SMI-Xstrata Mines Manila—Alyansa Tigil Mina strongly condemns and questions the issuance of a conditional environmental compliance certificate (ECC) to Sagittarius Mines Inc-Xstrata Philippines (SMI-Xstrata) for the Tampakan Copper-Gold Project. ATM has informed the Office of the President and the Mining Industry Coordinating Council of the…

[Statement] SMI-Xstrata deserves no ECC -ATM

SMI-Xstrata deserves no ECC Non-compliance with environmental, social, or legal standards means NO-GO Alyansa Tigil Mina reiterates its call to President Aquino and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to refrain from issuing an Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) for the Tampakan Copper-Gold Project. We restate the critique of from the London Working Group…