The 68th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference (ANMSEC) will be held in CAP-John Hay Trade and Cultural Center, Baguio City on November 15-18, 2022. The event is being spearheaded by the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA), the country’s forerunner in the promotion of occupational safety and health, sound environmental management and social responsibility in the minerals industry, in coordination with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Mines and Geosciences Bureau, the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines, the Philippine Society of Mining Engineers (PSEM), mining companies, quarries, cement plants, suppliers, service contractors and other professional organizations.
Despite having the event virtually held last year, the 68th ANMSEC with the theme “68 Years of Responsible Mining… Resilience. Reset. Recovery”, will continue its annual celebration in Baguio City to be attended by various sectors in the mining industry, such as partners, members, mining contractors, mining suppliers, academe, students, professional organizations, community development officers, government officials and employees.
Below is the schedule of the week-long activities for this year's event:
The highlights of the much-awaited event in the mining industry are the following:
- Sports Fest (Badminton, Golf, Bowling and Lawn Tennis)
- Mining Exhibit by Mining Companies and Suppliers
- 8th YAMAN PH Student Congress
- 7th Community Relations Officers Conference National Community Relations Practitioners in the Philippine Mining/Minerals Industry
- Minerals Industry Symposium in cooperation with PSEM
- Minerals Industry Parade
- Mine Safety Field Demonstration and Field Competition
The culminating activity in the celebration of 68th ANMSEC is the Testimonial Dinner and Annual Awards Night. The winners vying for the Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award for best mining practices in the country will be awarded to mining companies engaged in mineral exploration, quarry operation, surface mining operation, underground mining operation and mineral processing. Also, winners of the Best Mining Forest Contest, Safest Mines Awards, and Best Mines Personalities will be awarded during the said event.
By: Mine Safety, Environment, and Social Development Division