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IN PHOTOS: The Itogon mining community before and after Ompong

Sep 18, 2018 - 8:58 PM

Typhoon Ompong destroyed the homes of a mining community and left dozens dead or missing

AFTERMATH. Residents of the Itogon, Benguet mining community preferred to seek refuge in their 'bunkhouse'. By the end of the storm, they were gone.

DOST launches ‘green’ gold mining technology in Benguet

Mar 03, 2015 - 11:16 AM

Developed by Philippine experts the technology seeks to promote responsible small scale mining that benefits both miners and the environment

GREEN MINING TECHNOLOGY. DOST officials at the launch of mineral processing technology that can help protect the environment. Photo by Carlito Dar/PIA Cordillera