Ceremonial Groundbreaking and Contract Signing for the Enhancement of the Caraga Regional Wildlife Rescue Center: Fostering wildlife preservation

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Caraga Regional Office, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Regional Office No. XIII and the Local Government Unit (LGU) of the Municipality of Kitcharao, in partnership with the Caraga minerals industry through the Caraga Mine Environmental Management Council, Inc. (CMEMCI), took part in the Ceremonial Groundbreaking and Contract Signing for the Enhancement of the Caraga Regional Wildlife Rescue Center on September 2, 2021 at Lantawan Ecopark in Kitcharao, Agusan del Norte. The DENR Caraga Regional Office, MGB Regional Office No. XIII, LGU of Kitcharao and Caraga mining companies will be sharing the duties and responsibilities for the conservation and management of wildlife resources through rehabilitation and establishment of additional facilities of Caraga Regional Wildlife Rescue Center which will primarily care for orphaned, injured, or sick wild animals with the ultimate intention of releasing them into their natural habitat. With the guidance of DENR continue reading : Ceremonial Groundbreaking and Contract Signing for the Enhancement of the Caraga Regional Wildlife Rescue Center: Fostering wildlife preservation

MGB spearheads Virtual and Offsite SHES and Management Systems Audit of Caraga mining firms

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau spearheaded the Virtual and Offsite Safety and Health, Environmental and Social Development (SHES) and Management Systems Audit of Caraga mining firms on August 2 to 10, 2021 via Microsoft Teams. The SHES Audit Team of the MGB Central Office and the Mine Safety, Environment, and Social Development Division (MSESDD) of MGB Regional Office No. XIII took part in the said audit. The audit started with an entry meeting wherein the MGB Central Office MSESDD technical personnel headed by Engr. Marcial H. Mateo and the MGB Regional Office No. XIII personnel headed by Engr. Francis Glenn N. Suante were introduced.  It was then followed by the Opening Message imparted by OIC-Regional Director Larry M. Heradez. Conducted in a period of seven working days, the audit comprised the comprehensive assessment of three Caraga mining companies, namely Sinosteel Philippines H.Y. Mining Corporation, Adnama Mining Resources, Inc., and SR continue reading : MGB spearheads Virtual and Offsite SHES and Management Systems Audit of Caraga mining firms