The Bench marking activity was aimed to get acquainted with best mining practices implemented by the Company and gain insights and appreciation of initiatives on environmental protection and enhancement program, social development and management, MRFC and MMT Operations and other practices/projects like greening/reforestation of mined-out areas being employed by Agata Mining Ventures, Inc. to sustain a responsible mining operation.
Members of the Bench Marking Group headed by MGB X Regional Director Rex S Monsanto, members of the Mine Rehabilitation Fund Committees (MRFCs) and Multipartite Monitoring Teams (MMTs ) of Holcim Resources Development Corporation (HRDC) Lugait Plant, Republic Cement Iligan , Inc., Mindanao Cement Iligan , Inc., based in Brgy. Kiwalan, Iligan City, ISAG Permit Holders , MGB X technical staff , Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Engr. Paquito Melicor and CENRO Maria Theresa Allen of DENR Regional Office- 10 and Engr. Emilio Figueroa , Agata Mining Ventures, Inc. General Manager.
A dance number by the MAMANWAS, the indigenous mining host community of Agata Mining Ventures, Inc. greeted the Bench Marking Group upon entering the MPSA Contract Area and Engr. Emilio Figueroa, General Manager-Agata Mining Ventures Inc. welcome the Bench Marking Group at the Administrative Building within the mine site.