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    Philippines' Gold Mining Regulations Cause Friction With Prospectorsi
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    September 25, 2013 6:12 AM
    Gold mining has long been a risky business, with prospectors gambling with their lives in search of riches. In the Philippines, the government hopes to reduce the risk and increase profits by banning the most dangerous practices, lowering the number of small operators and replacing them with big, foreign firms.

    Philippines' Gold Mining Regulations Cause Friction With Prospectors

    Published September 25, 2013

    Gold mining has long been a risky business, with prospectors gambling with their lives in search of riches. In the Philippines, the government hopes to reduce the risk and increase profits by banning the most dangerous practices, lowering the number of small operators and replacing them with big, foreign firms.