DateArea of StudyContent
2019.12.26Mindanao, PhilippinesAgata Mining bags first ASEAN Mineral Awards

Agata Mining Ventures Inc. bagged its first international recognition at the ASEAN Mineral Awards following its win on the Presidential Awards during the 66th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference (ANSMEC) last November.
2019.12.09Mindanao, PhilippinesNCIP calls out AMVI, Nickel Asia on illegal ops in Mindanao

The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) revealed that the Agata Mining Ventures Inc. (AMVI) and Nickel Asia, among others, have been illegally operating in the Caraga region for years, lacking pertinent documents under Republic Act (RA) 8371 or the “Indigenous People’s Rights Act.”
2018.07.09Mindanao, PhilippinesBench Marking at Agata Mining Ventures, Inc.

The Bench marking activity was aimed to get acquainted with best mining practices implemented by the Company and gain insights and appreciation of initiatives on environmental protection and enhancement program, social development and management, MRFC and MMT Operations and other practices/projects like greening/reforestation of mined-out areas being employed by Agata Mining Ventures, Inc. to sustain a responsible mining operation.
2017.12.10Mindanao, Philippines‘Miners can do better’

The Agata Mining Ventures Inc. (AMVI)—a joint venture between TVI Resource Development Philippines Inc. (TVIRD) and MRL Nickel Philippines—is “an industry best” in upholding the highest safety and environmental standards.
2017.10.04Mindanao, PhilippinesTVIRD’s Agata Nickel Project Goes Beyond ISO Expectations

Agata Mining Ventures Inc. (AMVI), a joint project of TVI Resource Development Inc. (TVIRD) and MRL Nickel Philippines Inc., recently announced that it has passed its first ISO 14001:2004 surveillance audit conducted by Intertek at its nickel laterite DSO mine site.
2017.05.04Mindanao, PhilippinesMOA signed with mining companies

A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) has been signed by Lopez with several mining companies for the use of their Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) funds and Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives to alleviate poverty in their respective mining communities and provinces. Lopez has signed a MOA with San Roque Metals, Inc. (SRMI) and Agata Mining Ventures, Inc. for the improvement of Agusan del Norte province.
2017.02.06Mindanao, PhilippinesMindoro's Joint Venture Firm, Agata Mining Ventures, Inc. (AMVI) Passes DENR's Audit

Mindoro Resources Ltd. announces that Agata Mining Ventures, Incorporated (AMVI), a company in which Mindoro has a direct and beneficial 40% interest has passed the mining audit conducted by the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in an announcement made by the DENR on February 2, 2017. The audit conducted by DENR was part of the efforts of the new administration which called for the assessment of all mining companies on the basis of laws related to mine environmental management, safety and health, social development, mining tenement and compliance with the Clean Air, Clean Water, Hazardous Waste and Solid Waste Acts. As a result of the audit, several firms were ordered to close, while some are still under suspension
2017.02.03Philippines‘Mining order means losses’

MORE than 19,000 people will lose their jobs once the government closes down 21 mining companies and suspends the operations of six more, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau said yesterday.
2016.11.17Mindanao, PhilippinesAgusan town celebrates 69th year in partnership with mining firm

Agata Mining Ventures Inc. (AMVI) recently joined its host Municipality of Tubay in commemorating the town’s 69th founding anniversary—further cementing the common path towards solidarity, peace and sustainable progress for both.
2016.11.17Mindanao, PhilippinesMining CSR: The key to responsible mining

Responsible mining has some obvious benefits. A properly structured mine operation, says the NAP, engages with the local residents and provides them with jobs, raising the living standards of the community.
2016.11.01Mindanao, PhilippinesTVIRD mine unit gets ISO certification

TVIRD said Intertek Philippines, a reputable ISO-accrediting institution, earlier concluded its third-party audit and was satisfied with both the company’s internal compliance procedures and Environmental Management System.
2016.09.29Mindanao, PhilippinesMindoro's Joint Venture Firm, Agata Mining Ventures, Inc. (AMVI) To Submit Proof of Compliance in Response to DENR Audit Results

Mindoro Resources Ltd. announces that Agata Mining Ventures Incorporated (AMVI), a company in which Mindoro has a direct and beneficial 40% interest, has been listed among those 20 mining firms "recommended for suspension" in a press conference held by the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) last September 27, 2016.
2015.08.00Mindanao, PhilippinesCARAGA livelihood programs spurred by Villar and Agata Mining

In a joint commitment towards sustainable social development, the TVIRD-led Agata Mining Ventures Inc. (AMVI) and the Villar Social Institute for Poverty Alleviation and Governance (Villar SIPAG) – an organization dedicated to the welfare of overseas Filipino workers and assistance to their families – recently undertook the initiative to establish income-generating projects for communities situated within AMVI’s mining concession area. As AMVI has previously created community livelihood programs as part of its Social Development and Management Programs, the partnership aims to interface the company’s existing development mission with new and innovative livelihood projects conceived by Villar SIPAG.
2015.05.06Mindanao, PhilippinesPhilippines' Agata Mining cuts May nickel ore exports due to weak prices, demand

Nickel miner Agata Mining Ventures Inc (AMVI), partly owned by Canada’s TVI Pacific Inc, has cancelled three of four ore shipments due to be exported in May from its mine in the Philippines, TVI said, citing depressed prices and low demand.
2015.04.15Mindanao, PhilippinesMamanwa Communities of Dinarawan and Bunga Asserting Ancestral Land Rights over MRL Agata Mining expansion, Philippines

The MRL Agata Nickel Mining project will expand, with a permit to expand to what it calls the Tapian Extension (which has an Exploration Permit for 6,842.28 hectares). This EP overlaps with the Mamanwa ancestral domain claim that has a total area of 8,000 hectares.
2010.12.01Mindanao, PhilippinesMamanwa tribes protest the exploration of MRL mining company

Mindoro Resources Limited (MRL), a Canada-based mining exploration company, will use IFC’s investment for exploration at the Agata nickel project in the Surigao district on Mindanao Island. IFC claimed that it will work with the company to ensure that exploration and any subsequent mine development is carried out in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner.