Mines and Geosciences Bureau

Operation

 

Mining Projects Within Region XI

mines proj map

Operating Mines
  • 1 cement plant and 3 quarries
  • 1 Medium Scale Direct State Utilization Project
  • 10 Industrial Sand and Gravel quarries issued by LGUs
  • 151 sand and gravel quarries issued by LGUs
  • 27 earthfill quarries issued by LGUs
  • 5 small-scale magnesite quarries
  • 3 small-scale silica quarries
  • 2 small-scale limestone quarries
  • 2 small-scale chromite quarries

Mining Rights Granted

There are currently 57,576.23 hectares of land covered by approved mining tenements, namely:
  • 21 Mineral Prod’n Sharing Agreements(MPSA)
  • 6 Exploration Permit (EP)
  • 1 ISAG

Mining Tenement Areas (as of June 2010)
(Table 1 - List of Mining Tenement Areas)


Directory of Small Scale Mines (SSM) (as of June 2010)

Table 2- List of SSM by Province


Geo-Hazard Assessment and Mapping
(Table 3 - Classification of Areas Susceptible to Landslide and Flooding)

Province/Municipality
 
Land Slide Susceptability
Flooding Susceptability
Moderate
High
Very High
Moderate
High
Very High
REGION XI GANDTOTAL
212
175
27
222
274
7
Davao Oriental Sub-total
38
52
14
41
21
2
Boston
1
4
-
4
1
2
Cateel
4
7
-
1
10
-
Baganga
2
4
-
5
2
-
Caraga
6
3
2
-
1
-
Manay
2
5
-
2
1
-
Tarragona
4
5
1
1
2
-
Mati
3
12
 
2
1
-
San Isidro
3
3
2
4
-
-
Lupon
5
1
2
8
2
-
BanayBanay
-
2
1
6
-
-
Gov. Generoso
8
6
-
8
-
-
Compostela Valley Sub-Total
63
56
5
38
99
1
Compostela
2
2
-
-
14
-
Mabini
4
4
1
5
7
1
Maco
18
7
1
5
22
 
Maragusan
5
10
-
2
9
 
Mawab
3
2
1
-
11*
 
Monkayo
-
12
-
6
9
 
Montevista
7
4
2
9
6
 
New Bataan
3
6
-
1
12
 
Nabunturan
13
2
-
-
10
 
Pantukan
1
7
-
-
10
 
Laak
7
-
-
10
-
 
Davao del Note Sub-Total
36
9
-
46
54
1
Asuncion
7
1
-
6
2
 
New Corella
9
2
-
8
9
 
Sto. Tomas
5
2
-
-
10
 
Talaingod
-
3
-
-
3
 
San Isidro
4
1
-
8
-
 
Kapalong
5
 
-
2
-
 
Tagum
-
 
-
13
10
 
Panabo
-
 
-
6
8
 
Carmen
-
 
-
1
8
 
Dujali
-
 
-
2
3
1
Samal
6
 
-
 
1
 
Davao del Sur Sub-Total
75
58
8
97
100
3
Hagonoy
4
2
-
8
4
-
Padada
2
2
-
5
4
-
Sulop
9
3
-
10
5
1
Don Marcelino
5
3
1
2
8
-
Jose Abad Santos
8
4
-
6
16
-
Malita
9
2
-
8
18
-
Malalag
1
9
-
4
8
-
Sta. Maria
6
6
7
1
8
1
Sta. Crus
2
1
-
-
-
-
Bansalan
1
2
-
1
1
-
Kiblawan
9
4
-
10
2
-
Sarangani
4
5
-
4
1
-
Matanao
1
5
-
10
12
-
Magsaysay
4
8
-
10
5
1
Digos
10
2
-
18
8
-

News

Environmental Warriors’ ideas laid through paper and lens

11-22 makakalikhasan contest winners

As the DENR XI believes in the power of youth’s profound and innovative ideas in matters of environmental protection, it once again conducted the “MakakaLIKHAsan” an Essay and Photo Contest. It is a two-day annual event that aims to earn the active participation and engagement of young environmental warriors through their piece of writing and photo material.

The essay writing revolves in the theme “One Planet. One Nation: Sustaining Green Actions for a Safer Climate.” to which, the New Corella National High School bagged the top place.

Its writer, Mary Chris D. Agarma, states in her piece entitled “Code Green: Diagnosing the Vital Signs of the Earth” that “we [people] are the leukocytes of the Earth and must work hand in hand as a nation and as a planet to protect the only home we have. The earth has long been diagnosed of a severe disease. Like treating chronic illness, necessary measures must be applied.” Strict implementation of environmental laws, reforestation and to look for other sources of renewable energy to not exhaust biofuel are among the writer’s recommendations.

The champion ended her piece with a diagnosis that the earth is “severely destructed, in need of immediate attention, care and restoration.”

For the photo contest, the Ateneo de Davao University which held the championship for two (2) consecutive years has once again bagged the top place. For this year, its entry was photographed by Anton Miguel Balagot with an engraved caption “Carbon Sequestration: A Quest for Life.”

Congratulations to all the participants- our young and creative environmental warriors and to their supportive coaches!

The DENR XI is looking forward to having you again.

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