Rapu-Rapu residents want Lafayette operation stopped | …

2008-6-15 · MANILA, Philippines - An organization of Rapu-Rapu Island residents has demanded the pullout of South Korean investors from the controversial Lafayette Phils. mining site, saying they want no mining operations on the island, which is part of Albay. LG International and Korean Resources Corp. (Kores) gained majority control of Lafayette last April 2008 and took over the operations of the company.

Look What Large-Scale Mining Did to These Four Beautiful ...

2015-3-13 · But you probably have not heard of Marinduque, Rapu-Rapu, Manicani, Homonhon – four small islands that have been ravaged by mining in recent years. The Philippines is a mineral-rich country, and the government has actively promoted mining to boost the local economy. As of 2014, the government has granted 999 mining …

DEVELOPMENT OF THE RAPU RAPU POLYMETALLIC PROJECT

2015-6-3 · The Rapu Rapu polymetallic project is located on Rapu Rapu Island, southern Luzon, in the Republic of the Philippines where it has been the focus of Lafayette Philippines since its acquisition in 1999. Significant geological exploration, metallurgical test work and mine planning has defined an economically viable project centered on the Ungay ...

Lafayette''s Rapu Rapu project damaged

Lafayette Mining Ltd''s troubled Rapu Rapu polymetallic project in the Philippines has suffered a further setback with a second typhoon causing damage to the operation.

[PDF] Mining Ombudsman case report: Rapu Rapu …

2008-10-1 · This case report outlines the social and environmental impacts caused by the operations of the Australian-owned Rapu Rapu polymetallic mine on Rapu Rapu island, the Philippines. It details the failure of two Australian companies — Lafayette Mining Limited and ANZ — to prioritise the local communities'' wellbeing over profits...This report ...

Lafayette Mine Pollution

2006-10-12 · In April 2005, Lafayette started mining gold, silver, copper and zinc on Rapu Rapu island. The poor environmental safeguards resulted in spills of cyanide and other contaminants from the mine spilled into the sea and around the island, resulting in massive fish kills after heavy rains in October 2005. The mine stopped processing in the aftermath but in July this year (2006) a 30-day trial run commenced to see if the mine …

Lafayette Mining Limited Sydney Mining Club

2020-5-24 · Lafayette Mining Limited Sydney Mining Club June 2005. Introduction • Focus – Philippine polymetallic Rapu Rapu Project • Gold production Q2 2005 • Base metal concentrate production Q4 2005 • Forecast revenue of US$300m over initial 6 year life • Full Philippine Government backing.

Lafayette fined P10.4 M for Rapu-rapu mine spills ...

2006-1-10 · Lafayette fined P10.4 M for Rapu-rapu mine spills - Katherine Adraneda () - January 10, 2006 - 12:00am The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is …

Rapu-Rapu Mining Issues

RAPU-RAPU MINING ISSUES Menandro S. Abanes INTRODUCTION ... The advocacy Rapu campaign was designed to deny Lafayette Philippines, Inc. (LPI), an Australian mining company, of the crucial ...

rapu-rapu mining

2000-7-5 · Lafayette Mining, an Australian company, in its information campaign proposes a profitable and environmentally-clean mining operation in Rapu-Rapu. We want to discredit this claim because right now in Barangay Pagcolbon, where exploratory drilling is taking place in a 20-hectare lot, environmental destruction is already happening in the cutting ...

Rapu Rapu Project Update

2006-12-17 · About Lafayette Mining Limited (ASX: LAF) Lafayette Mining Limited, through its subsidiary companies and Philippine partners, holds an interest in the Rapu-Rapu Polymetallic Project in the Philippines. Rapu Rapu Island is approximately 350kms south of Manila.

Lafayette: (under) mining goodwill

2008-1-10 · Australian mining company, Lafayette, operator of the Rapu Rapu mine on the small island of the same name in the Philippines, has just entered into voluntary administration. The news may raise eyebrows given the current mining boom, however, not everyone is surprised.

Lafayette fined P10.4 M for Rapu-rapu mine spills ...

2006-1-10 · Lafayette fined P10.4 M for Rapu-rapu mine spills. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is imposing an initial fine of P10.4 million against Australian mining company ...

Lafayette Philippines in talks with new mining investors ...

2008-1-8 · The Rapu Rapu mine, with its 1,000-strong workforce, was forecast to generate net cash operating income of $52 million on gross revenues of $105 million in …

Mayor Galicia: Rapu-Rapu Mineral Incorporated leaves …

2017-6-18 · Exclusive Dárlán Páléncìá Bárcélón Rapu-Rapu, Albay, [06.18.17] – The pro-mining hype that mining industry will going to provide livelihood and revenue to a mining host municipality was proven to be a hoax in the lives of Repu-Rapunhons, as the the Rapu-Rapu Mineral Incorporated [RRMI] left a tax obligations unpaid to the … Continue reading Mayor Galicia: Rapu ...

The Tragedy Of Mining In Rapu-rapu Island Ecosystem, Alba…

Fishermen in Rapu-Rapu face bleak future due to mining woes

Reviving Foreign Investments in the Philippines: The Case ...

2017-10-31 · mining investments and for responsible mining in the Philippines. The project was located in Rapu-Rapu, an island with a hilly terrain and a fragile ecosystem. The project proponent was Lafayette Mining, Ltd (LML), a publicly listed firm in Australia. Anti-mining groups opposed the project when its proponent applied for an Environmental

Fishermen in Rapu-Rapu face bleak future due to mining woes

2018-4-15 · Lafayette Holdings Limited acquired the Rapu-Rapu mining site in 1998 and began operations in 2005. On two occasions in October 2005, torrential rains caused separate toxic spills in …

The Tragedy Of Mining In Rapu-rapu Island Ecosystem, Albay ...

On July 2005, Lafayette Philippines, Inc. started mining in Rapu-Rapu, a small island facing the Pacific at the eastern boundary of the province of Albay, Philippines. It is a domestic subsidiary of Lafayette Mining Ltd. of Australia, the true owners of the mine in Rapu-Rapu.

Rapu-Rapu mining project may face closure | GMA News …

2006-5-9 · Rapu-Rapu mining project may face closure. Published May 9, 2006 9:43am. Rapu-Rapu Processing, Inc., owned by Lafayette Philippines Inc., warned that further delays in the reopening of the Rapu-Rapu Polymetallic project in Albay may force the company to close the project due to mounting losses. In a letter to the Board of Investments (BoI ...

Acid Mine Drainage: the case of the Lafayette mine, Rapu ...

Either way, the ochre will increase sediment loads carried into the sea in the vicinity of Rapu Rapu, although some ochre may be carried away by ocean currents is not clear what the effects of acid mine drainage would be, but adverse effects from the mining are highly likely.

Lafayette Mining Limited ASX: LAF

Sydney, May 24, 2007 (ABN Newswire) - Lafayette Mining Limited (ASX: LAF) - Rapu Rapu Project Update - Mr David Baker, MD; Boardroomradio is pleased to announce that Lafayette Mining Limited (ASX: LAF) has published an audio file.

Rapu Rapu copper mine Report | Wood Mackenzie

2021-2-11 · Rapu Rapu is a polymetallic sulphide deposit containing copper, gold, silver and zinc, located on the small island of Rapu Rau in the Philippines. The mine was developed by ASX listed Lafayette Mining in 2005 but was troubled by various environmental problems and …

Rapu Rapu mine, Philippines

2006-7-21 · Name: Rapu Rapu mine. Location: Rapu Rapu mine is located on the island of Rapu Rapu, Albay province, southern Luzon, Philippines, approximately 350 km …

Lafayette Mine Pollution

2006-10-12 · In April 2005, Lafayette started mining gold, silver, copper and zinc on Rapu Rapu island. The poor environmental safeguards resulted in spills of cyanide and other contaminants from the mine spilled into the sea and around the island, resulting in massive fish kills after heavy rains in October 2005.

Rapu-Rapu Residents Face New Threats As Destructive Mining ...

2009-5-16 · The mining operations of Lafayette, which had 80 percent of mining claims in the eastern part of Rapu-Rapu island in mid-2005, generated protests from the residents. They had said early on that open-pit mining would cause environmental degradation, health risks and loss of livelihood.

Rapu-Rapu Folk Going Hungry after Fish Kill; Locals Report ...

2007-11-10 · Calls to stop the Australian-owned Lafayette Polymetallic Mining Project in Rapu-Rapu island, Albay have grown stronger as thousands of residents are going hungry and even sick after a recent fish kill hit barangays (villages) located near its mining site. BY LISA ITO Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 40, November 11-17, 2007 Calls to stop the Australian-owned…

Lafayette can proceed with Rapu-Rapu project | Philstar

2009-3-23 · Lafayette can proceed with Rapu-Rapu project. MANILA, Philippines - The Court of Appeals (CA) has allowed Australian firm Lafayette Inc. and its subsidiaries to continue their mining operations on ...

Mining emits greenhouse gases

2009-11-17 · In Albay province there are two major mining companies such as Lafayette Philippines Inc. (LPI), located in the island town of Rapu-Rapu and Camalig GoodFound Cement Factory in the town of Camalig. These two mining companies were both penalized by the DENR for violations of Environmental Compliance Certificate.

An aerial view of Lafayette Mining Ltd.''s Rapu Rapu copper ...

An aerial view of Lafayette Mining Ltd.''s Rapu Rapu copper, gold and silver mine on the island of Rapu Rapu, southeast of Manila, the Philippines, on Monday, Feb 5, 2007. Rebel defiance may stall... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Sign petition: Stop Lafayette From Polluting Our Seas ...

2006-8-4 · The Commission has recommended to cancel the licenses of Lafayette in Rapu Rapu and to set a moratorium on all mining at Rapu Rapu Island. Greenpeace supports these recommendations, supports a permanent closure of the mine, and demands that Lafayette cleans up and rehabilitates the mine site so that further damage can be avoided.

Rapu Rapu polymetallic mine, Philippines | EJAtlas

Prior to the administration of Lafayette Limited Inc. (December 2007), the Rapu Rapu polymetallic mine was operated by RRMI - Rapu Rapu Minerals Inc. (mining), and RRPI - Rapu Rapu Processing Inc. (processing Inc.); both companies were subsidiary of Lafayette Phillipines Inc (LPI), owned by Lafayette Mining Ltd (74%) and Philco Resources (26%).

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