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SSM ACTIVITY MONITORED AMID COVID-19

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In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis and ongoing community quarantines, some small-scale miners in Sangilo, Itogon, Benguet have been served with Stoppage Orders by a team from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau-Cordillera Administrative Region (MGB-CAR) on May 12, 2020.

The inspection team, joined by members of the Itogon Municipal Police Station (MPS) and Benguet Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office, was dispatched in response to reports of illegal small-scale mining activities in the said area.  Investigation of complaint/s on illegal mining is among the essential services rendered by the MGB and its partner agencies.