Surigao Norte leads talk with mining companies-A A +A
Thursday, October 24, 2013
SURIGAO CITY -- The provincial government of Surigao del Norte spearheaded a dialogue with mining companies held recently in Gateway Hotel, this city.
Governor Sol F. Matugas led the consultation together with Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Caraga regional director Roger de Dios and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority in Surigao del Norte provincial director Liza Budtan.
During the said dialogue, Provincial Planning and Development officer-in-charge Ivonnie B. Dumadag presented the priority projects for 2014 while Provincial Manpower Training Center officer Emilio Pantejo discussed the updates of the Provincial Training Center.
Also, provincial treasurer Fe Martinez explained the collectibles Occupational Fees from mining companies and other tax obligations.
Supports and contributions of the mining industries to the province's economic development and Heals (Health, Education, Agri-Aquaculture, Livelihood and Social Services/Security) agenda were also discussed during the dialogue.
Officials and representatives from Taganito HPAL Nickel Corporation; Taganito Mining Corporation; Greenstone Mining Corp.; Pacific Cement Phil. Inc.; Adnama Mining Resource Inc.; Platinum Group Metals Corp.; Philex Mining Corp.; Silangan Mindanao Mining Corp. Inc.; Hinatuan Mining Corp.; Manila Mining Corp.; Shenzhou Mining Group Corp.; Shuley Mine Inc.; and Wellaby Corporation participated in the event. (PIA)
Published in the Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro newspaper on October 24, 2013.