The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Davao region has recently conducted an information, education and communication activity on responsible mining and geohazard to the barangays of Maco, Comval.
Among the barangays selected include the following: Brgys. New Barili, Teresa, New Leyte, Tagbaros, Elizalde, Golden Valley, Masara and Mainit.
MGB RXI stressed the need to practice responsible mining during the activity to address the issue on illegal small-scale mining operations in areas such as Golden Valley where small-scale mining operations without the required permits is rampant.
Geohazard was also discussed together with topic on climate change. Geohazard maps were endorsed to the different barangays after the conduct of the activity to each barangay.