Medusa Mining suspends Davao operations due to floods

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jan 21 2014 08:34 PM | Updated as of Jan 22 2014 04:34 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Gold miner Medusa Mining has ceased all mining activities in Davao as a precautionary measure after heavy rains caused flooding and landslides in the area.

The firm said several sections of the highway that lead to its mine site are inaccessible as a result of the flooding.

Non-stop rains have also caused slippages and landslides in several areas around the mining area.

No injuries have been reported. -- Report from Reuters