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SAVE RAPU-RAPU. SAVE OUR FUTURE.: Rapu-Rapu Minerals, Inc ...

The island of Rapu-Rapu in Albay, Philippines, is hostage to RRPP, formerly owned by Lafayette Mining Ltd of Australia, now taken over by LG & KORES of South Korea and MSC of Malaysia. Victim of compromised laws & corrupt government officials, the residents can only brace themselves for more ecological disasters & their effects: health problems ...

Rapu Rapu polymetallic mine, Philippines | EJAtlas

In November, 1998, Australian mining company Lafayette Limited acquired interests in the polymetallic mining site, characterized by copper, gold, zinc and silver reserves. Permissions were granted by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), in spite of absence of a free prior informed consent obtained by the company from ...

SAVE RAPU-RAPU. SAVE OUR FUTURE.: Unrepentant Lafayette

Lafayette mining and Rapu-Rapu's poverty The situation in Rapu-Rapu Island is desperate, according to a group of environmentalists who conducted an ocular and immersion activity on May 11-13 in the island. Hunger, disease and ecological disasters are unabated and continue to worsen day by day. It demands the attention of local and national ...

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. Within barely four months of operation, Lafayette however caused ...

Lafayette mine, Rapu Rapu island, Philippines - YouTube

Interview with Antonio Casita, leader of the Sagip Isla -save the island- coalition on why they do not want Lafayette to mine their island

Impacts of Lafayette Mining In The Island of Rapu-Rapu ...

Impacts of Lafayette Mining In The Island of Rapu-Rapu Albay Resulting From Cyanide Spill and Acid Mine Drainage 1. Impacts of Lafayette Mining in the Island of Rapu-Rapu, Albay Resulting from Cyanide Spill and Acid Mine Drainage by EMELINA G. REGIS, Ph. D. August 6, 2007Institute for Environmental Conservation and Research (INECAR) Ateneo de Naga University …

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

Acid Mine Drainage: the case of the Lafayette mine, Rapu Rapu (Philippines) Janet Cotter & Kevin Brigden Greenpeace Research Laboratories Technical Note 09/2006 October 2006 Summary Acid streams resulting from mining activities from certain types of mineral deposits such as those at Rapu Rapu in the Philippines are highly toxic to the aquatic

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

Acid Mine Drainage: the case of the Lafayette mine, Rapu Rapu (Philippines) Janet Cotter & Kevin Brigden Greenpeace Research Laboratories Technical Note 09/2006 October 2006 Summary Acid streams resulting from mining activities from certain types of mineral deposits such as those at Rapu Rapu in the Philippines are highly toxic to the aquatic environment.

Slow progress in Rapu-Rapu mine rehabilitation

Rapu-Rapu Mayor Ronald Galicia says local officials are 'clueless' on the activities in the mining site where two major mine spills happened 13 years ago May 8, 2018 8:08 AM PHT COGON GRASS.

Lafayette Mine Pollution - Greenpeace

30 – day trial, Lafayette is causing contamination of the waters on Rapu Rapu. If full-scale mining is allowed on Rapu Rapu, it would be a major ecological threat. Because the mine is so close to the sea, the contamination would be likely to also affect the marine environment, including impacting corals and causing harm to the coral reef ...

BankTrack – Rapu Rapu copper mine

The Rapu Rapu Polymetallic Project on Rapu Rapu island in the South East of the Philippines is a open pit mine with a estimated annual production of approximately 11,000 tonnes of copper in concentrates, 13,000 tonnes of zinc in concentrates, as well as amounts of gold and silver.

BankTrack – Strong criticism on Reopening Lafayette Rapu ...

The people of Rapu-Rapu are already so traumatized and deprived by the damage left by the HIXBAR mining company operating on the island earlier and the previous mine spills of Lafayette, where the land utilized by its operations has turned denuded, barren, acidic, and unproductive.

Stop Funding Lafayette Mining In Rapu-rapu Island!

The Australian company Lafayette Mining Limited owns and operates the polymetallic mining project in the small island of Rapu-rapu in Albay Philippines. In October 2005, Lafayette's commercial open-pit mining operations resulted in two mine tailings spills that caused cyanide contamination and fish kills in the rivers and adjacent coastal areas ...

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

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 …

Rapu Rapu Project Update - Mining News | KITCO

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. The Rapu-Rapu mineral resource currently supports an eight year mine life capable of ...

Lafayette Mining in Rapu Rapu Albay Bicol - YouTube

Mining in the PhilippinesThe real cause of the Mining Plunder and destruction of Profit orriented TransNational Mining Corporation in the Country like LAFAYE...

Slow progress in Rapu-Rapu mine rehabilitation

Rapu-Rapu Mayor Ronald Galicia says local officials are 'clueless' on the activities in the mining site where two major mine spills happened 13 years …