In line with the Capacity Building Seminar on the Standardized Checklist for the Monitoring of Tenements and Safety and Health, Environment and Social Development Programs conducted on April 10 – 13, 2018, a seminar on New Mining Policies re: Standardized Checklist for the Monitoring of Tenements and Safety and Health, Environment and Social Development was conducted by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau IV CALABARZON as part of its Information, Education, and Communication campaign.

The seminar was attended by mining companies, stakeholders and regulating government agencies of Region IV CALABARZON. The IEC Campaign was held on April 25, 2018 at Max’s Restaurant, San Mateo, Rizal.

Standardization of Exploration Work Program, Three Year Development / Utilization Work Program, Annual Safety and Health Program, Environmental Work Program, Community Development Program, Environmental Protection and Enhancement Program, Social Development and Management Program, Final Mine Rehabilitation and/or Decommissioning Plan, Care and Maintenance Program, and the Monitoring Checklist and Scorecard were emphasized in the event.

The checklist and scorecard introduced to stakeholders and mining companies will be an important tool in monitoring and evaluating the mining operations in terms of its conformity to existing guidelines in tenements, safety and health, environment, and social development.

Welcome Address given by RD Samuel T. Paragas

Mr. Dondi M. Sarmiento, OIC, MSESDD and Engr. Norberto L. Manlapas Jr. discussing the Checklist and Scorecard


by: Philippe Michael T. Granada       |    April 30, 2018