The Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII conducted an orientation to thoroughly brief identified technical experts from different national line agencies, academes and non-government organizations on Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) Guidelines and Implementation on January 19, 2016 at the MGB Training Center in Surigao City. The technical experts are tasked to evaluate the five-year and/or Annual Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) of mining companies. The expertise of the identified technical experts plays a vital role in the evaluation and refinement of the content of the Social Development and Management Program (SDMP). Engr. Daniel S. Belderol delivered the welcome address before the orientation. The rationale of the activity and the status of mining in Caraga were discussed by Engr. Francis Glenn N. Suante. Ms. Mary Luz E. Pomoy presented the timeline and evolution of SDMP while Mr. continue reading : MGB ROXIII conducts Technical Experts’ Orientation on Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) Guidelines and Implementation
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII and mining firms supported the People’s Day of Surigao del Norte on February 12, 2016 at the Provincial Gymnasium in Surigao City. With the theme “Gugma Serbisyo sa Katawhan,” the event is a project of the Provincial Government of Surigao del Norte with the support of national line agencies. Regional Director Alilo C. Ensomo, Jr. and a good number of MGB ROXIII personnel took part in the event which constituted of medical services, job fair, NBI Clearance processing, market day, free trainings and technical assistance, and cooperative registration. The event started with a motorcade, a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an opening program where City Mayor Ernesto T. Matugas, Provincial Governor Sol F. Matugas, Congressman Francisco T. Matugas and Atty. Mary Ann Lucille Sering delivered words of welcome and messages of inspiration. In her message, Governor Sol F. Matugas underscored that the People’s continue reading : MGB ROXIII and mining firms support People’s Day of Surigao del Norte
A meeting was conducted last Februray 9, 2016 at MGB-13 Training Center to address the Barangay Resolution No. 2015-09 from Barangay Lawigan, Tubay, Agusan del Norte. A resolution inquiring the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII of the present and actual location of ore extraction of Agata Mining Ventures, Inc. (AMVI). It was presided by RD Alilo C. Ensomo, Jr. and attended by DENR PENRO Bello Udarbe and CENRO Barlou M. Aparte of Tubay Anthony B. Quijano – AMVI General Manager and staff, Hon. Jimmy L. Beray – Vice Mayor of Tubay, and a Councilor, Punong Barangay Nilo G. Mordeno and barangay council of Lawigan, Punong Barangay Dante C. Mandam and barangay council of Tinigbasan, Tubay, Agusan del Norte, and the MGB-13 technical and support staff. AMVI only indicated Brgy. Tinigbasan of Tubay as the place of removal/extraction in the BIR Form No. 2200-M. In this effect, the continue reading : Meeting about the Extraction Area of Agata Mining Ventures, Inc.
Regional Director’s meeting with the Mine Managers in Caraga Region was conducted in January 27, 2016 at MGB R-13 Training Center. RD Alilo C. Ensomo, Jr. was ordered to be reassigned in MGB Regional Office No. XIII by the DENR Secretary in December 29, 2015. He was assigned in MGB Region-10 in Year 2012 and October of the same year he was transferred to MGB Region-8. In 3-year period of CY2012-2015, new policies had been issued. To gather the opinion of the mine managers relative to the policy implementations of the Office, a meeting was called by RD Ensomo which was attended by the managers/executives of all the operating and under exploration mining companies in Caraga Region. Presented during the meeting were: 1. Regulatory and reportorial requirements, 2. 2015 Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award (PMIEA), 3. Issues and concerns regarding the DAO 2015-02, Multipartite Monitoring and MRFC Compositions, 4. SDMP continue reading : Regional Director’s Meeting with the Mine Managers