Posts by tag: large-scale mining

7 years ago

Family of anti-mining B’laan leader killed by military men

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By ALEX D. LOPEZ
Davao Today

Karapatan-Socsksargends, however, said Bravo was lying.  What happened, he said, was an attack by Philippine Army troops against hapless lumads who are opposed to the operation of foreign and large-scale mining SMI-Xstrata, in their ancestral land.

8 years ago

Davao mountains yield gold, but gov’t paid cheap

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Davao mountains yield gold, but gov’t paid cheap

With the number of mining firms under exploration concessions, gold, nickel and copper in the rocky mountains of Davao region continue to be up for grabs. But government earnings from the excise taxes paid by mining firms are small.