RD Apil and officials of MGB-CAR listen intently to the discussion by Dr. Gabriel Pamintuan (3rd from left, representing the academe). Other members of the MICC team include Pastor L. Malabrigo, Jr. (1st from left, representing the environment sector); Arvin Vista (4th from left, economic sector); Dr. Sol Dalisay (in pink blouse, social development sector) & Dr. Marian delos Angeles, Team Leader (2nd from left)


In an exit conference held at the MGB-CAR Information Center on January 9, 2020, members of the visiting team from the Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) presented the initial general impressions gathered during their weeklong visit in the province.

The team composed of sectoral specialists led by Dr. Marian S. delos Angeles of the Development Academy of the Philippines, showed the regional mining bureau officials the general impressions made by the specialists on the environmental and socio-economic impacts of mining in the area visited at Philex Mining Corp in Itogon. 

The comprehensive report shall be forwarded to the MICC for appropriate action and recommendations.

The MICC is working closely with the environment department and the mining bureau to improve several policies affecting the minerals development sector to boost the country’s growth and development.


Dr. Marian delos Angeles (2nd from right) presents initial impressions gathered to MGB-CAR officials led by RD Fay Apil.