Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XI and the Alliance of Responsible Miners of Region XI conducted its 3rd Stakeholders Forum on Responsible Mining, with the theme: Environmental Planning in Minerals Development, held at the Grand Regal Hotel, Davao City on August 26, 2022.

Participants of the forum are representatives from the Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Provincial and Municipal Planning and Development Offices and Provincial and Municipal Environment and Natural Resource Offices throughout Davao Region, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Mineral Industry and Environmental Planning practitioners, and the Media.

MGB RO No. XI Engr. Brenice Ann Gendeve-Castillo, Ms. Beverly Mae Brebante, and Engr. Danilo Rodriguez served as resource speakers on Mining and Related Laws, Rules, and Regulations, Geologic Hazards on Minerals Development, and the Roles of Environmental Planners in Minerals Development, respectively.