On May 17-21, 2021, the personnel from Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division and Mine Management Division of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region X attended and participated in the virtual audit of MPP Monitoring System via Microsoft Teams spearheaded by the Metallurgical Technology Division of Mines and Geosciences Bureau Central Office.

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region X submitted the necessary reports and checklists relevant to the Regular Monitoring Compliances such as MPP Monitoring Checklists, Approved Work Programs, Submitted Environmental Protection and Enhance Program (EPEP), Social Development and Management Program (SDMP), etc. while for the Field Monitoring of MPP Compliances, reports such as Approved Work and Financial Plan for CY 2020, Annual Accomplishments, Standardized Monitoring Checklists, etc. were passed and up for audit. The results are yet to be disclosed.

The week-long virtual audit was conducted to ensure the proper implementation of the monitoring system of compliances of all mining contractors and permit holders. The audit covered all the Regular and Field Monitoring of Compliances for Mineral Processing Permits (MPP) conducted by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region X for CY 2020.