"Araw ng Lanao"

waterThe OIC, Regional Director, Juanito A. Manzano, Jr was a special guest during the Celebration of “Araw ng Lanao” on June 28, 2008 at Mt Torong-torong, Tubod, Lanao del Norte. The Honorable Governor Khalid Quibranza Dimaporo stressed in his message that Lanao del Norte welcomes mining provided this will bring economic development and at the same time will not damage the environment, and must be socially responsible. waterOIC-RD Manzano in his message committed to continuously provide technical support to the province not only in their disaster risk management programs but also to ensure that minerals development in the province would adhere to the three pillars of responsible mining such as economic promotions, environmental stewardship and social responsibility. Regional Executive Director Maximo O. Dichoso delivered the keynote address where he emphasized that environment is not only about the trees, birds and rivers but it is about LIFE. The activity was highlighted with a tree-planting activity and presentation of Ms. Lanao in their jungle attire.

“Dalaw Aral sa Minahan” Environment Month 2008

waterMGB-10 culminates Environment Month 2008 celebration on June 30, 2008 with an IEC activity dubbed “Dalaw Aral sa Minahan”. This was participated by LGU’s of Bukidnon and select MGB-10 personnel and was conducted at Holcim Philippines Manufacturing Corporation, Lugait, Misamis Oriental. LGU Bukidnon was represented by the Sangguniang Bayan of Impasug-ong, Kiatao-tao and San Fernando, and reperesentatives of Sangguniang Panlalawigan of the province. 

waterThe participants visited the active quarry, reforestation area, nursery, herbal garden, butterfly lepiary, relocation site and the SDMP production display center and other SDMP infrastructure projects of the company. A lecture on the Status of the Mineral Resources Development of Bukidnon was also presented during the study tour.

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