During the 57th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference (ANMSEC), which was held in Baguio City last November 17-20, 2010, Region XI mining companies garnered most of the awards during the four (4) day celebration, to wit:


HOLCIM Philippines, Inc. – Davao Plant

Address: Brgy. Ilang, Davao City


  • 2010 Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award (PMIEA) – Quarry Category

Holcim Davao Plant Manager Kevin Hughes and Quarry, CSR & Admin Manager Cilor Guevarra receiving the PMIEA Trophy from DENR Sec. Ramon Paje


  • Winner – Safest Cement Plant Operation
  • Winner – Most Improved Safety Performance
  • 2nd Runner-up – Best Mining Forest on Nonmetallic Category



APEX Mining Company, Inc.

Address: Brgy. Masara, Maco, Compostela Valley Province


  • Winner – Safest Mineral Processing on Extraction Category
  • Winner – First Aid Field Competition (Philippine Red Cross Standard)


APEX Mining Co. First Aid Team in action during the first aid field competition


  • 1st Runner-up – Fire Fighting Competition
  • The company conducted field demonstration on mine rescue



ASIATICUS Management Corporation

Address: Brgy. Macambol, Mati, Davao Oriental


  • Runner-up – Safest Exploration on Category B (more than 100,000 man-hours)