$OCANF Todays News.. “Our Didipio Mine is a partnership with the Government of the Philippines through the Office of the President and has a strong social license to operate. We are a large employer of Filipino nationals, and our Operation delivers significant benefits to the local communities. As proof of this, Didipio was announced as the joint winner of the Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award in recognition of our exemplary performance in safe and environmentally responsible mining”
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OCEANAGOLD DIDIPIO OPERATION NAMED MOST ENVIRONMENTALLY AND SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE MINING OPERATION IN THE PHILIPPINES, AGAIN
(MELBOURNE) OceanaGold Corporation (TSX/ASX/NZX: OGC) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that for a second consecutive year, its Didipio Mine has been awarded the Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award recognising its exemplary efforts in responsible mining.
Each year, the President of the Philippines, on recommendation by a selection committee co-chaired by the Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (“DENR”), recognises mining operations that perform to the highest standards of safety, environmental and social management.
During the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association’s 63rd Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Association Ceremony held on November 18, 2016 in Baguio City, Luzon, the Didipio operation was also presented with additional awards in categories recognising excellence in Minerals Processing, Safety and Agroforestry...More http://www.oceanagold.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/161121-OceanaGold-PMIEA-Awards-News-Release.pdf
So it's only my opinion there's always bad eggs but OceanaGold
is not one of them.
Do your own DD here, always a risk. As for me I see a buying opp.