consultations on IRR of EO 130

(From the Official Facebook Page of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau)

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) invites mining stakeholders to the two-day consultative meeting scheduled on May 19-20, 2021 via Microsoft Teams for the presentation of the draft Implementing Rules and Regulations for Executive Order (EO) No. 130.

This presidential order, signed by President Rodrigo Duterte in April this year, amended the nine-year-old EO 79 of the Aquino Administration which imposed a moratorium on the processing of new mining projects in the country.

The two-day consultative meeting will be done in batches:

May 19 – For representatives from mining companies

May 20 – For representatives from non-government organizations, local government units, and the academe

Interested participants are requested to register online in the MGB Participant’s Profile on or before May 18, 2021 through the following link:

For further details, participants may contact MGB focal persons, Ms. Venus R. Sarmiento or Ms. Erlina P. Tambasen of the Mineral Economics, Information and Public Division at telephone numbers +632-92888310 or +632-6676700 loc. 128 and 129; or thru email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..