Deal #3383

Location #1

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Exact location
Location
Ipilan Philippines

Latitude
9.8390553
Longitude
118.73634100000004
Target country
Philippines

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
2985
Comment on land area
Sizes are contradictory in different governmental sources. They range between 2573 and 2985 hectare.

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Mining

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2009] Concluded (Contract signed)
[2016] Failed (Contract cancelled)
Comment on negotiation status
ECC of Lebach Mining Corporation was cancelled in 2016. Lebach Mining Corporation is at risk of losing its Mineral Production Sharing Agreement (MPSA) between DENR in 2017.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2008] Startup phase (no production)
[2016] Project abandoned
Comment on implementation status
Company opens test pits and carries out illegal drilling. (2016) DENR declared this as dormant mining project that failed to meet the conditions of the granted ECC

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Government sources
File
Date
2009-11-11

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2008-08-26

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2011-11-25

Data source #4

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Date
2012-03-09
Comment on data source
A resolution declaring the corporate officers of Lebach Mining Corporation as "Persona non Grata" in Barangay Ipilan, Brooke's Point, Palawan, Philippines.

Data source #5

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Comment on data source
Joint Press release of Alyansa Tigil Mina and its partners in Palawan

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-08-08

Data source #7

Data source type
Media report

Data source #8

Data source type
Media report

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted
Comment on consultation of local community
Communities claim that they have not been consulted. (Added 2015) Process of FPIC is suspended until the Implementing Rules and Regulation of Executive Order 79 series of 2012 is issued. Generally the indigenous people of the area refuses that entry of the mining operation.

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection
Comment on community reaction
Lebach Mining Corporation is accused to have falsified documents.

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture
Other
Comment on former land use
Schools

Former land cover

Former land cover
Cropland
Forest land

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Resources area
Cobalt, Copper, Gold, Nickel

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