MGB-10 conducted the second series of Summits on “Mining Related Laws” last July 31, 2014 at the Grand Caprice Restaurant Lim ket kai Center Cagayan de Oro City. It was attended by more than a hundred small-scale mining operators and sand gravel permit holders within the Province of Misamis Oriental and Cagayan de Oro City.
Highlights of the activity include the presentation on “Revenue Collection Related to Mining” by Mr. Lawrence T. Cabeltes, from the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Cagayan de Oro City. The topic drew a lot of queries from the participants on the collection/payment of excise tax.
The participants were also informed on the current situation on the sand and gravel Quarry operation in Cagayan de Oro City as presented by Atty. Giovanni P. Catli, President of the Sand and Gravel Association –Cagayan de Oro City who is at the same time a representative of the City Local Natural Resources Office, (CLENRO) Cagayan de Oro City.
The said Seminar was in coordination with the Local Government Unit of Misamis Oriental through its Environment and Natural Resources (ENRO) Office headed by Mr. Jose Nick Tilos and the City Local Government Unit of Cagayan de Oro City through its City Local Environment and Natural Resources Office (CLENRO) headed by Mr. Edwin Dael.