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Bishops seek stop to Glencore Xstrata’s Tampakan mining project in southern Philippines

Catholic Church officials in the southern Philippine island of Mindanao have reiterated their plea to the government to stop the mining of gold and copper in South Cotabato. The bishops pointed out that the $5.9 billion Tampakan mining project by global miner Glencore Xstrata Plc’s Philippines unit is likely to harm the local community and environment.
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Filipinos curse their ‘Mining Hell’ – which includes Glencore Xstrata

Last week was designated 'Mining Hell Week' in the Philippines by national alliance Alyansa Tigil Mina, who mobilised local communities and their supporters to campaign in Manila around some key local and national issues. A delegation of bishops visited the President, primarily to reiterate calls for Glencore Xstrata's Tampakan mine to be stopped. They handed in a letter from the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines supporting that call.
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