List of Mining Firms Ordered Closed by DENR Sec. Gina Lopez Got Support from Pres. Duterte


Sec. Gina Lopez of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announced the closure of 23 mining operations in the country during a press conference on February 2, which was also aired lived through Facebook Live.


During the press conference Sec. Lopez was quoted as saying "We have decided to close any kind of mining operation in functional watersheds," the secretary noted.

DENR found out to have severely destroyed the environment of the local communities where they are operating. Aside from the 23 mining firms, five others were suspended also for various violations. 

The mining audit of the DENR found that mining companies operating in Zambales, Homonhon in Samar, Dinagat Islands and Surigao del Norte should not have been allowed to mine because these were in functional watersheds.

Watch the Announcement of Sec. Gina Lopez:


Here's the Complete and Final List of Mining Firms whose operations were ordered closed in the following areas:

Benguet
  • Benguet Corporation
Bulacan
  • Ore Asia Mining and Development Corporation
Zambales
  • BenguetCorp Nickel Mines Incorporated
  • Eramen Minerals Incorporated
  • LNL Archipelago Minerals Incorporated
  • Zambales Diversified Metals Corporation
Homonhon
  • Mt Sinai Mining Exploration and Development Corporation
  • Emir Minerals Corporation
  • TechIron Mineral Resources Incorporated
Dinagat Islands
  • AAMPHIL Natural Resources Exploration
  • Oriental Synergy Mining Corporation
  • SinoSteel Philippines HY Mining Corporation
  • Kromico, Incorporated
  • Oriental Vision Mining Philippines Corporation
  • Wellex Mining Corporation
  • Libjo Mining Corporation
Surigao del Norte
  • ADNAMA Mining Resources Corporation
  • Claver Mineral Development Corporation
  • Hinatuan Mining Corporation
  • CTP Construction and Mining Corporation
  • Carrascal Nickel Corporation
  • Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation
Here's Some of the Mining Firms Orders Close and the Reasons for Closure:




















Source: Sec. Gina Lopez FB Page


List of Mining Firms Ordered Closed by DENR Sec. Gina Lopez Got Support from Pres. Duterte List of Mining Firms Ordered Closed by DENR Sec. Gina Lopez Got Support from Pres. Duterte Reviewed by Phil Newsome on 2/02/2017 Rating: 5

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