Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XI Regional Director Atty. Jasper Alberto Lascano orients the newly elected Honorable Mayor Leonel ‘Jhong’ Ceniza of Pantukan, Davao de Oro on the Status of the Mineral Industry within the local chief executive’s area of responsibility.

Pantukan is one of the municipalities rich in mineral resources in the Province of Davao de Oro. With this, MGB XI aims to collaborate with the LGU in promoting responsible mining, especially through the formalization of small-scale mining practices within the municipality.

RD Lascano also conducts a short briefing on the MGB Geohazard Map of Pantukan to aid the honorable mayor in preparing for the threat of rain-induced landslides and floods.