A special Mine Rehabilitation Fund Committee (MRFC) meeting was held today for the TVI Resource Development Phils. Inc (TVIRDP) Balabag Gold-Silver (BGSP) Project at the Chandler's Suites in Pagadian City.
RD Hernani Abdon as the Chair, presided said meeting with the following members present: Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services of DENR-IX, Ronald Gadot representing RED Crisanta Marlene Rodriguez; Karlo Dullin of EMB-IX representing RD Alex Jimenez; Local Environment and Natural Resources Officer of the Province of Zamboanga del Sur (ZdS), Mr. Richard Ligan; and OIC, Project Manager Danilo Halago representing the TVIRDP-BGSP.
Krystell Banaag, Edsel Abrasaldo and Jessalyn Guingguing from the TVIRDP Head Office in Makati were also virtually present via Zoom. Other attendees include other team members of the TVIRDPI-BGSP and MGB-IX Secretariat headed by OIC, Chief of the Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division (MSESDD) Mr. Ramon Alforte and Community Affairs Officer, Ms. Mary Ann Zambales.
Safety protocols conforming to the "new normal" such as physical distancing, wearing of face masks and distribution of hygiene kits were observed during the meeting.