In keeping with the Philippine Environment Month Celebration, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII, the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office of Surigao del Norte and the Community Environment and Natural Resources Office of Tubod took part in the Simultaneous National Tree Planting Activity on June 8, 2022 at the Provincial Tree Park in Brgy. Ipil, Surigao City.

MGB Caraga Regional Director Larry M. Heradez; For. Joseph E. Langanlangan, Technical Services Division OIC-Chief of PENRO Surigao del Norte; and Mr. Ruel E. Efren, CENR Officer of Tubod spearheaded the said activity.

A total of 3,060 seedlings of mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla), mangium (Acacia mangium) and white lauan (Shorea contorta) species were planted by participants from MGB Regional Office No. XIII, PENRO Surigao del Norte, CENRO Tubod, Caraga mining companies and other agencies. 

The following mining companies participated in the activity:

  • Adnama Mining Resources, Inc.
  • Agata Mining Ventures, Inc.                 
  • Carrascal Nickel Corporation                                       
  • CTP Construction and Mining Corporation              
  • Greenstone Resources Corporation  
  • Hinatuan Mining Corporation
  • Kafugan Mining, Inc.
  • Libjo Mining Corporation
  • Manila Mining Corporation
  • Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation
  • Mindanao Mineral Processing and Refining Corporation            
  • Pacific Cement Philippines, Inc.           
  • Philsaga Mining Corporation
  • Platinum Group Metals Corporation  
  • Silangan Mindanao Mining Company, Inc.
  • Sinosteel HY Philippines Mining Corporation            
  • Taganito Mining Corporation               

In the same way, the following agencies, organizations and institutions also participated in the activity:

  • SK Federation of Surigao City
  • St. Paul University Surigao
  • Philippine National Police of Surigao del Norte
  • Philippine National Police of Surigao City
  • Bureau of Fire Protection of Surigao del Norte
  • Local Government Unit PENRO
  • National Commission on Indigenous Peoples of Surigao del Norte
  • Surigao del Norte Electric Cooperative
  • Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineering
  • A.T. Dumlao Construction
  • New Mega Grand Enterprises
  • Agri-Tech
  • Butuan AVP Marketing Corp.

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