In Canatuan, coffee, coconut trees and rubber trees stand tall and continue to sustain the Subanons’ livelihood – proof that there is definitely life after mining.
Some 250 families from the five barangays of Bayog, Zamboanga del Sur have benefitted from the relief operations rolled out by TVI Resource Development Philippines Inc. (TVIRD) at the height of Tropical Storm Crising.
“We’re happy and satisfied,” Subanon tribal leader Bonifacio Patoh said of the final mine rehabilitation project of TVI Resource Development Philippines Inc. (TVIRD) in his homeland at Sitio Canatuan, Barangay Tabayo of this town. (TVIRD photo)
TVI Resource Development Philippines Inc. (TVIRD) and its nickel JV company, Agata Mining Ventures Inc. in partnership with the Villar SIPAG Foundation Inc. have rolled out over P1.4 million worth of rice during a joint relief operation in several locations in Caraga region. (TVIRD photo)
TVIRD Philippines has continued the stories of transformative mining in its Balabag Gold and Silver Project in Bayog, Zamboanga del Sur and other areas of operations. (TVIRD photo)
The extractive industry in the country has gone a long way. These stories of a mining company in 2020 showed mining can also be transformative and catalyst of change. (TVIRD photo)