Sec. Roque kicks off Rio Tuba Mining’s journey to 5 Million Trees

Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corp. (RTN), a subsidiary of Nickel Asia Corp. (NAC), starts the very last extend of the company’s journey towards its intention of planting 5 Million trees in Rio Tuba. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque graces the ceremonial planting of the initially of the remaining 900,000 trees RTN wants to finish its 5M aim.

Sec. Roque says he needed to see for himself if trees are definitely staying planted in the mining group and that he is impressed by what RTN is hoping to do in Palawan, planting trees all over the province.

He suggests it is vital that he’s witnessed mining in RTN personally to be in a position to existing to President Rodrigho Duterte and the total place that not all mining is irresponsible, that here in Bataraza, the ecosystem is getting cared for.

“I will report to President Duterte what Rio Tuba Mining is undertaking in greening Palawan, we will explain to the entire world, since PTV media is below with us, that in Rio Tuba, in Bataraza, there is no variation amongst the idea of employment generation and the protection of the surroundings,” Spox Roque shares. 

To day, RTN has a report of about 4.1 Million surviving trees planted in numerous locations lined in its mine rehabilitation and reforestation plans.

Sec. Roque congratulates and many thanks Nickel Asia, the LGU of Bataraza, and all the employees of the mining firm for inviting him to Rio Tuba.

“I really feel that I am individually accepted right here to also act as a protector of the atmosphere, and this occasion is evidence that the communities can nicely benefit from the financial contributions of mining although guarding and preserving mother nature,” Roque states.

In accordance to Environmental Planner, Janice M. Tupas, Manager of the Mines Environmental Protection and Enhancement Dept. (MEPED) of RTN, there is a mechanism that her team and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau of the DENR make use of that basically monitors and counts the survival prices of the trees they plant.

“This year, we will be extra intense, we will build hectares upon hectares of bamboo plantations, we will engage the communities to convert their backyards into mini forests and we will have support from the Office to Natural environment and Purely natural Methods (DENR) Dept. of Schooling in Palawan that I experience we will even surpass 5 Million,” Tupas excitedly says.

Inspite of its economic contributions to the fiscal overall health of the communities, the mining field carries on its campaign to foster appreciation and instill the sense of environmental stewardship among the folks of Palawan.  RTN thinks that contributing to the restoration and safety of the rich forest ecosystem in Palawan is a moral obligation.   

Engineer Cynthia E. Rosero, Resident Mine Supervisor for RTN, claims possessing Sec. Harry Roque grace this vital celebration will help showcase RTN’s natural environment protection plans and to the mining company’s intense endeavours to retain Palawan inexperienced.

“Planting 5 Million Trees is no uncomplicated feat for a mining company and we are proud of this,” Rosero says.

Engr. Cytnthia E. Rosero, Resident Mine Manager, suggests Sec. Roque’s take a look at will showcase RTN’s environmental defense system and its intense efforts to continue to keep Palawan eco-friendly. Image frm the function shows Engr. Rosero, Sec. Roque, and JB Baylon, VP for Company Communications.

RTN is one of the mining corporations deeply committed to obtaining ecosystem restoration and reforestation in mined-out places.   Applying progressive rehabilitation methods, RTN, in its additional than 50 a long time of operation in Rio Tuba, proves that an active mining enterprise can develop a forest in its path and can be the catalyst in the re-greening of a province like Palawan.

“RTN’s bold ambition is to plant 5 Million trees it can depart behind as a legacy.  This yr is the past stretch in acquiring that ambition.  With a harmony of 900,000, quite a few are cheering us on and numerous are putting in their support and we are honored and grateful,” provides Tupas.

To day, RTN rehabilitated a overall of 196.64 hectares of its mining place where it has planted 1,205,763 surviving trees of distinct species which include as narra, ipil, apitong, agoho, udling, kupang, batino, tongkat ali, amugis, among other individuals.  Some 663.08 has. have been reforested with native tree species, espresso, mangroves, botanical plant, and some industrial trees, in guidance of the government’s Eco-friendly Philippine Freeway Venture Adopt-a-Mountain Job and the Countrywide Greening Program

RTN crops trees to fulfill the goal of mine rehabilitation to restore disturbed parts to a protected, non-erodible affliction, establishing land use functionality that is useful and again to the ailment, if not superior, right before disturbance.

Because people today are inclined to disregard the position mining plays in the advancement of nations, mining providers like RTN would go earlier mentioned and over and above to show that dependable mining exist – the type that endeavors to deliver a sustainable setting for the upcoming.

“Planting 5 million trees is not one thing standard businesses can quickly do, but RTN endeavors this for Palawan and in point, RTN intends to plant a lot more in the decades to occur,” finishes Tupas.