About the Philippines: Natural Resources, · About the Philippines Bodies of Water The Philippines boast of many different kinds of natural water forms, such as bays, rivers, lakes falls, gulfs, straits, and swamps. Because it is made up of islands, the country's coastline, if laid end-to-end, would measure ...PH nickel production likely down this year, · By Madelaine B. Miraflor The Philippines, one of the most highly mineralized countries in the world, may see a further decline in nickel production this year amid a possible global recession due to COVID-19 pandemic. In a text exchange, Dante Bravo, president of ...Xstrata, · Xstrata plc was an Anglo-Swiss multinational mining company headquartered in Zug, Switzerland and with its registered office in London, United Kingdom. It was a major producer of coal (and the world's largest exporter of thermal coal), copper, nickel, primary vanadium and zinc and the world's largest producer of ferrochrome. It had ...Newsletter 2020, · Mining companies, on the other hand, say nodule mining is less destructive than land mining, and that mining operations can benefit Pacific island nations socially and economically.