The Mining Environment and Safety Division (MESD) technical personnel of MGB RXI recently conducted the regular integrated safety and health, environmental, and social/community development (SHES) monitoring and inspection on Napnapan Minerals Resources, Inc. (NMRI) exploration activity at Barangay Napnapan, Municipality of Pantukan, Compostela Valley Province. The regular monitoring activity was conducted on August 3rd week of 2014.

Napnapan Minerals Resources, Inc. (NMRI) has an approved Mineral Processing and Sharing Agreement denominated as MPSA 336-2010-XI approved on June 8, 2010, to expire on June 7, 2035 as per record of MGB RXI Office. The contract area is located in Sitios Diat, Palo, Boringot and in Biasong, all in Barangay Napnapan, Municipality of Pantukan, Compostela Valley Province, with a total area of 4,920.3209 hectares.

Results of the monitoring conducted showed that the company has no active exploration activity in their MPSA area since The month of September 2013 when its exploration works ended on the said period. Recently, the company focused its activity on the implementation of its Community Development Program. The company’s application for 2nd renewal of its Exploration Permit within the MPSA 336-2010-XI area is still on process at Mines and Geosciences Bureau Central Office.