The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA Region joined other mining industry professionals and stakeholders in the country for the 6th Mining Engineers’ Convention 2021 (MinECon 2021), October 8-9, via Zoom webinar.

Organized by the Philippine Society of Mining Engineers Inc., this year’s theme, “Mineral Development – Key to Economic Recovery of the Country,” highlighted the vital contributions of the mineral extractive industries in the country’s economic recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

This biannual event also provided a venue for active sharing on recent government policies on sustainable mineral resources development; and technical innovations and best practices on occupational safety and health, environmental management, and social development, among others.