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75 small-scale mine tunnels in SouthCot facing closure

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 8 Nov) – Some 75 small-scale mine tunnels in T’boli town in South Cotabato are facing possible closure after being found to have been operating outside a declared mining area. Agnes Castanares, environment management specialist of the Provincial Environment Management Office (PEMO), said Wednesday the mine tunnels have been operating […]

Canadian-backed mining firm acquires rights over vital small-scale site in SouthCot

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 1 Dec) – A Canadian-backed mining company operating a gold and silver mining project in T’boli town in South Cotabato has acquired the rights over a vital small-scale mining site, ending nearly two decades of dispute with local miners. Constancio Paye Jr., Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region 12 director, […]