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Local Content Development Framework in Mining Context: The Case of Pantukan, Compostela Valley, Philippines

Journal: International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER) (Vol.4, No. 6)

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Page : 24-30

Keywords : Associated Firms; Incentives and Opportunities; Linkages of Mining; Local Content Development; Mining Industry;

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This case study aimed to describe the status of mining industry, the status of the backward linkages, the forward linkages and the sideward linkages of mining industry; and formulate a local content development framework of Pantukan, Compostela Valley Province, Mindanao, Philippines. The present investigation discovered that mining industry in Pantukan was classified into two sectors, the large-scale mining sector and the small-scale mining sector and are operating in a distinctive manner and comprised of diversified players which created competition among players leading to more efficient and effective value chain. The existing backward, forward and sideward linkages, although not fully establish, is an indication that local content development is possible in the mining areas of Pantukan. Four areas shall be considered in local content development in the context of mining in Pantukan under value chain approach, to include the industry structure analysis, core competencies analysis, segmentation analysis, partnership and collaboration.

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