Earth Tools and Trading Corporation, permit holder of an Industrial sand and gravel (ISAG) with operations at Brgy. Napaliran, Municipality of Balingsag, Misamis Oriental in coordination with the Mines and Geosciences Bureau X conducted an IEC on Responsible mining, Community Consultation and Annual Social Development and Management Program (ASDMP) Planning to the mining community of the said Barangay. The activity was conducted on Feruary 5, 2018 held at the Napaliran Social Welfare and Development Building.
For 2018, Earth Tools and Trading Corporation has allocated Php180,578.40 for SDMP project implementation funded out of the 1.5% projected operating cost of the company. Of the total amount, 75% or Php 135,433.80 will be spent for Community Developmentr Program, 15% or PhP27,086.76 for Information, Education and Communication Programs while 10% or PhP18,057.84 will be for the Development of Mining Technology and Geosciences.
Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development (MSESDD) Chief, Engr. Rodante B. Felina during his topic presentation on Responsible Mining, Ms. Jemelyn S. Tolentino, Earth Tools Trading Copration, Liaison officer gave the Welcome Remakrs on behalf of the Company President, Mr. Eden Huang and Honorable Salvador Blanca – Punong Barangay of Napaliran, Balingasag, Misamis Oriental gave a short message relative to the activity and a brief Welcome Remarks.