small-scale gold mining - updates

Rappler's latest stories on small-scale gold mining


Groups urge to legalize small-scale mining to stop child labor

Jan 15, 2017 - 12:45 PM

Out of 350 000 workers in small scale gold mining 18 000 are women and children

Int'l group slams PH gov't failure to stop child labor in mines

Sep 30, 2015 - 11:02 AM

UPDATED While the Philippine benefits from small scale mining in the provinces HRW says the industry must be rid of any and all elements that force children to live adult lives

CHILD LABOR. The image shows children working for small-scale mining. Photo from HRW

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