Mines Bureau 2 joins 68th Annual National Mine Safety Week in Baguio
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan- The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office N. II joined the 68th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference organized by the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association held in Baguio City on November 15-18, 2022.
With the theme: “68 years of Responsible Mining: Resilience, Reset, Recovery,” the mine safety week kicked off with a press conference led by PMSEA President Louie Sarmiento.
On November 15, a mining exhibit participated in by various mining companies and suppliers of the industry was opened. The mining exhibit showcased the best practices of the industry. It also served as information drive of the mining companies to disseminate their information materials and collaterals to the participants of the event.
The 7th Yaman PH Students Congress and the Community Relations Officers (ComRel) Conference were likewise conducted simultaneous with the sports fest at Baguio Country Club.
Meanwhile, the Mineral Industry Symposium was held at CAP John Hay Convention Center on the following day with Environment Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga as keynote speaker.
The highlight of said mine safety week was the Minerals Industry Parade where delegates filled the Baguio City’s main thoroughfares at 8:00 in the morning with Mineral Industry Parade from Session Road to Melvin Jones where the Mine Safety Field Demonstration and Field Competitions were conducted.
The event was closed with a Testimonial Dinner and Annual Awards Night at CAP- John Hay Convention Center where mining companies were awarded for their best practices in the mining industry.