The Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Regional Office no. XI convenes all the members of the Provincial/City Mining Regulatory Board of Davao Region on September 21, 2016 at the Ritz Hotel at Garden Oases, Porras Street, Obrero, Davao City. The forum is to address issues/concerns confronting the small scale mining industry in relation to the implementation of Department Administrative Order (DAO) no. 2015-03 Re: Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 7076 otherwise known as the “People’s Small Scale Mining Act of 1991”. The proposed amendments to the process on securing permit/contracts/declaration of Minahang Bayan and others to make it inexpensive, speedy and business friendly will be submitted to the MGB Central Office.