E & K VENTURES CORPORATION (MPP No. 2018-04-X), G & P BUILDERS, INC. (MPP No. 2019-11-X), and RICKY CRUSHING PLANT (MPP No. 2020-013-X), Mineral Processing Permit Holders in Region X were reviewed by the Multi-Stakeholder Team composed of MGB-X; DILG 10; LGU Iligan City, Misamis Oriental and Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental; DOLE 10; DA 10; DOST 10; DSWD 10; NCIP 10; and DAR 10 on July 26, 2021 via google meet.

 

The activity is a regular/biannual activity of this Office to determine the compliance of these Permit Holders with the terms and conditions of their Permits, and the applicable provisions of the Mining Act of 1995 and other pertinent mining and environmental laws, rules, and regulations.

 

Results of the review and evaluation showed satisfactory compliance with the fiscal obligations and implementation of programs in tenement, safety and health, environment, and social development. However, the team recommended for some improvements especially on the submission of reportorial requirements on time or before deadlines.