The Mines and Geosciences Bureau RXI recently conducted a seminar orientation on Republic act 7076 also known as Small Scale Mining Act of 1991 and Basic Orientation on Safety and Health (BOSH) in coordination with the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office PENRO)- Davao de Oro to the small scale miners of the province.
The activity was conducted on August 7, 2019 at the covered court of the municipality of Pantukan, Davao de Oro, previously know as Compostela Valley Province.
It was attended by more than two hundred participants which include miners, tunnel owners, processing plant owners and even investors.
The Department of Administrative Order 97-30 and Basic Orientation on Safety and Health is one of the requirements for the issuance of the small scale miners ID system. Those who are engaged in the business are required to register with the Provincial Mining Regulatory Board (PMRB) and a license shall be issued upon compliance with the mandatory requirements as provided in RA 7076 and one of which is attendance to BOSH seminar.