Based on MGB’s 2019 list, there are approximately 10 abandoned mines in the Philippines. These are Philex Mining Corp., Western Minolco Mining Co., Black Mountain, Inc., Benguet Exploration, Inc., Silica Sand Mines, Palawan Quicksilver Mines, Inc., Romblon Marble Mines, Benguet Consolidated, Inc., Unidos Mining Corp., and Zambales Base Metals, Inc.
Two years in, we are still on this conversation. The only difference now is that the industry is swiftly re-aligning itself with what the Philippine President seeks for his country and his countrymen – the protection of the environment and quality of life for all.
“Though there are struggles in mind, we are determined to accomplish the aspirations of the Bangsamoro people” says Mr. Al Haj Murad Ahod Ebrahim, Chief Minister of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), on August 9 during a luncheon held at I’m Hotel, Makati City.
Financial literacy, once learned, can develop a person’s capability to manage money well and achieve personal financial goals faster. On May 24, 2019, Diwata – Women in Resource Development, Inc., in partnership with FWD Insurance Philippines, wrapped up the third leg of the financial literacy series for the “Solar Lola” Engineers and their respective Aeta communities, at Diwata’s room in Clark Development Corporation, Pampanga.
On April 24, 2019, Diwata – Women in Resource Development, Inc. organized and hosted the block screening of the anticipated action/adventure movie. The objective of the event was to raise funds for the projects of Diwata which includes, but not limited to, its pilot project – Tanging Tanglaw: Turning IP Grandmothers into Solar Engineers. Opening night was held at Greenbelt 1, Cinema 2.