The first of the series of Mining Summits on “Mining Related Laws” was conducted on June 8, 2014 at the Elena Tower Inn, Brgy. Tibanga in Iligan City. The activity was in coordination with the Local Government Units of the Province of Lanao del Norte and Iligan City Environmental Management Office (CEMO). The Summit was designed to update quarry and sand and gravel operators within Lanao del Norte and Iligan City on mining policies and related laws. It was also aimed to address queries, issues and concerns from the participants relative to their mining operations.
Invited speakers during the activity were from the Department of Interior and Local Government Unit, National Commission on Indigenous Peoples, Cooperative Development Authority Environmental Management Bureau and representatives from Lafarge Iligan, Inc. representing large scale mining operation and speaker from the small-scale mining operators of Iligan City