The Masbate Gold Project is a joint venture between 2 Philippine Companies and A Canadian Mining company. Working hand in hand with the government and the community to create sustainable development will turn you into a ‘responsible mining company’ which in my opinion is something that all companies should do since they are profiting from the land of the community.
The award cited Filminera Resources “exemplary environmental initiatives in its mine sites through its public relations programs that ensure the protection, preservation and rehabilitation of the environment.
Residents of Aroroy in December last year called on the authorities to investigate the reported toxic chemical spill from Filminera mining operations that spread over wide swath of farm lands. They were wary that the chemicals would eventually flow to nearby fishponds and out to the sea which could contaminate marine life.