Iligan City Participants

The Mines and Geoscience Bureau X  conducted   a series  of Retooling Seminar  for Mining Stakeholders in the provinces of Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental and  Lanao del Norte  including the highly urbanized City of Iigan .

This learning activity focuses on  Mining Laws and its implementing Rules and Regulations concerning Devolved Functions and recent Mining Policies; Rules and Regulations on Apprehension, Seizure, Confiscation and Disposition of  Illegally Sourced Minerals/Mineral Products  and By-Products, Tools, Conveyances and Equipment used; Updates on Mineral Land Surveys, Responsible  Mining and the submission of petinent Reportorial Requirements of permit holders.

It aims to capacitate the participants and level-off the implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 7942 (Philippine Mining Act of 1995), RA 7076  (People’s Small-Scale Mining Act) and EO 79 (Institutionalizing and Implementing Reforms in the Philippine Mining Sector) and the Devolved Functions to LGU;  Orient the participants especially the PENROs, CENROs and LGUs on the system and procedures of seizure, confiscation and filing of cases, and dissemination  of information relative  to the Enforcement  of the Environment and Natural Resources  Law.

Participants to  the Retooling Seminar  include representatives comprising sand, gravel and quarry permit holders, DENR PENROs and CENROs, Local Government units (both City and Provincial Natural Resources Offices) and    MGB X embedded personnel in PENROs.