MGB holds orientation, deputation of mining officers
By: LRS Basilio
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan- The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. II (MGB R0II) recently conducted an orientation- deputation to uniformed personnel of the Philippine National Police (PNP) of the Province of Nueva Vizcaya held at Pasalubong Center, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya.
Engr. Raymond D. Carreon, OIC Chief of Mine Management Division (MMD) and Engr. Geoffrey V. Prado, Supervising Science Research Specialist (SRS) discussed the mining policies, rules and regulations on apprehension, documentation, investigation, and report writing procedure.
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Also presented during the orientation are the highlights of the Philippine Mining Act of 1995.
With the deputized mining officers, they will assist in the enforcement of laws, rules and regulations governing environment, forestlands, mineral lands, protected areas and other lands of the public domain under the jurisdiction of the DENR within their locality.
The deputized mining officers shall likewise assist in the issuance of apprehension receipts, seizure orders and notices of administrative hearings including the proceedings necessary for the conduct of the administrative adjudications of illegally procured, transported, owned/possessed and/or utilized mineral resources including the tools/equipment/conveyances used on the commission of the offense.
Capability building for SSM conducted
By: Lyndee Rose Basilio
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. II (MGB R0II) recently conducted a capability building for Small Scale Miners (SSM) at Dinapigue, Cordon, Isabela.
With the aim of equipping the small scale miners of the basic knowledge of laws that govern the mining industry, the Bureau lectured on Republic Act No. 7076, otherwise known as an “Act creating People’s Small Scale Mining Program and for other purposes.”
The Bureau through the Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) team headed by Engr. Geoffrey V. Prado discussed the salient features of the RA 7076 with emphasis on the creating the Minahang Bayan areas, registration of small scale miners and the future of small scale miners.
Extent of Contract Area as well rights of the small scale miners were likewise discussed during the capability building.
As part of its mandate in providing assistance to small scale miners, the Bureau also conducted capability building for SSM in Anonang and Camarao, Cordon, Isabela this 2016.Asics footwear | Nike Air Force 1 for Women & Men - Buy Online - Fitforhealth
OceanaGold bags major awards
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan- OceanaGold Philippines Inc., Australian Mining Firm based in Didipio, Kasibu Nueva Vizcaya bagged five top mining awards during the 63rd Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference (ANMSEC) held at Camp John Hay in Baguio City.
The mining awards included the 2016 Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award (PMIEA), the highest award conferred by the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA).
The Australian Mining Firm likewise won award for being the Safest Mine Operation in Metallic Mine Category; Safest Mineral Processing Concentrator, Safest Surface Mines Operations and third runner-up for Best Mining Forest Program in Metallic Category.
PMIEA was given to mining companies that exhibited outstanding dedication in environmental management, occupational health and safety, and corporate social responsibility.Giftofvision - Sneakers search engine | nike flex for $15 dollars money generator
Community Relations Seminar held
With the theme: “ Advancing Community Development Strategies in attaining socio- economic growth,” citing the need to put emphasis in enhancing the strategies of the companies in their social responsibility, the 4th Community Relations (COMREL) Seminar was conducted last Nov. 16, 2016 at CAP John Hay Trade and Cultural Center, Baguio City.
Over a hundred community relations officers attended the event that tackled the Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) of mining companies, strategies and programs to alleviate poor communities, and community development in mining areas.
Engr. Louie Sarmiento, head of Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA) said in his opening message, “ the mining industry is given a chance to prove its worth.”
“ A challenging time for us, we need to make sure that we are doing the right thing, this is the only way to make the industry viable and sustainable as an industry,” Engr. Sarmiento added.
“The mining industry is committed to do the right thing, let us share experiences to ensure that we continue to be committed,” he further said.bridgemedia | Nike SB Unveils Parra-Designed Olympic Federation Kits
PMSEA conducts Mineral Industry Symposium
The Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA), the country’s frontrunner in advocating responsible mining conducted the Mineral Industry Symposium last Nov. 17, 2016 as part of the 63rd Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference at CAP John Hay, Cultural Center, Baguio City.
Engr. Eulalio Austin Jr., president and CEO of Philex Mining Corporation served as the keynote speaker of the event.
“The tricky part is doing the right thing, we will continue to raise standards guided accordingly to do what is right,” Engr. Austin said.
On the other hand, Atty. Maria Karla Espinosa of the Philippines Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (PH- EITI) talked about Responsible Minerals Development and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative; Graciano Yumul of Apex Mining Company likewise lectured on the issues of the mining industry; Engr. Romualdo Aguilos of MGB also lectured on the status of the Philippine mining industry.
After the series of lecture, an open forum was conducted to clarify issues from the participants.
Various sectors in the mining industry, such as, mining contractors, suppliers, government employees, academe, professional organizations, community development officers and other stakeholders participated in the said symposium.nike dunk high black leather chair for sale | New Balance 327 Moonbeam Leopard , Where To Buy , undefined , Spartanova