Reyes and mining operations officer IV Andronico Baguyo were convicted for conspiring with one another and giving unwarranted benefit to OMDC
since they allowed it to extract in excess of the allowable limit and using heavy equipment in its mining operations, which is prohibited by Republic Act 7076 and Presidential Decree 1899.
's permit was renewed seven months ahead of its Nov.
"The technical staff at the OMDC
will employ the servoelectric Disco machines to evaluate and develop new DVD manufacturing processes that can deliver productivity enhancements for our customers," said John O'Sullivan, OMDC
The Disco machines at the OMDC
are integrated with a DVD production line from Steag/First Light and molds from ICT Axxicon.
Reyes, together with Mining Operations Officer IV Andronico Baguyo, were convicted of conspiring with one another and giving unwarranted benefit to OMDC
since they allowed it to extract in excess of the allowable limit and using heavy equipment in its mining operations, which is prohibited by R.A.
Prosecutors questioned the renewal because OMDC
had exceeded the annual maximum extraction limit of 50,000 dry metric tons (DMT) of ore and because it had used heavy equipment in violation of small-scale mining laws.
Reyes accused of conspiring with Mining Operations Officer IV Andronico Baguyo to give unwarranted benefit to OMDC
) organized a unique three--day event that it called From the Printed Page to the Silver Screen.
Reyes' graft charge involves the issuance of the Small Scale Mining Permit to Olympic Mines and Development Corporation (OMDC
) from April 6, 2006 to April 5, 2008, even though OMDC
already mined and extracted the annual maximum of 50,000 dry metric tons of ore set forth by its previous permit.
29 graft conviction arose from the renewal of Olympic Mines and Development Corp.'s (OMDC
) small-scale mining permit for the period of Apr.