Didipio uncertainty dogs OceanaGold

THE recent blockade of OceanaGold’s Didipio gold-copper mine in the north of Luzon Island in the Philippines was no black swan event, writes Barry FitzGerald.

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Protestors have blockaded the Didipio mine

The history of Didipio is littered with challenges to its right to operate, pretty much ever since the rich but smallish porphyry deposit was recognised as something significant back in 1989.