ENVIRONMENTAL ENHANCEMENT AND PROTECTION Mindoro Nickel actively participates in environmental programs in the island of Mindoro by providing planting materials for the requirements of local government units and civil society groups on the island. In 2009, Mindoro Nickel undertook tree planting activities in both Oriental and Occidental Mindoro in support of Earth Day and Environment Month. Mindoro Nickel participated in a tree planting project by the Miss Earth Beauty Pageant by providing 500 narra seedlings for replanting in Paluan, Occidental Mindoro. For an Aglubang riverside protection project, Mindoro Nickel partnered with the Villa Cerveza Agrarian Reform Cooperative and provided 800 bamboo seedlings. In Occidental Mindoro, Mindoro Nickel joined hands with the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the local penal authorities in a tree planting program within the penal colony in Colonia, Sablayan.  Mindoro Nickel planted 800 narra, mahogany and g’melina trees. During the November 2009 Annual Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association Conference, the Company won 3rd runner-up in the search for the best forest in the category of companies in the exploration phase.  This particular reforestation program covers an area of 91 hectares, which is regularly maintained in partnership with the DENR.
Intex Resources Philippines Inc. 2014