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S&T for Responsible Mining conducts training on SDM for GIS

Published: 19 July 2014

The biodiversity and ICT support in cooperation with the Flaura and Fauna International (FFI) conducted a training workshop on species distribution modelling for GIS rendering presented by the resource speaker Mr. Christian Supsup held last July 10-11, 2014 at the ICT Center of Caraga State University. The event was participated by project leader and staff of different project components for responsible mining in Mindanao from USM, MUST and CSU.

The resource speaker presented the QGIS application on the first day to help the user in modelling a map. The participants were taught...

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DOST officials paid visit to Small-Scale Mining Corporation in Agusan Del, Sur

Published: 19 July 2014

DOST Secretary Mario G. Montejo together with Usec. Carol Yorobe, DOST-PCIEERD Executive Director Rowena Cristina L. Guevarra, Asec. Reymond Liboro,  DOST-PCIEERD staff, DOST-Caraga Regional Director Dominga Mallonga, CSU Vice-President for Research and Extension and concurrent program leader of Responsible Mining Program Dr. Rowena P. Varela and the rest of DOST Regional Staff paid a short visit to JTC Mining Corporation situated in Rosario, Agusan del Sur.

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S&T Program for Responsible Mining in Mindanao holds Workshop on Design and Implementation of Behavior Change Communication on Responsible Mining

Published: 19 July 2014

To kit out responsible mining researchers in the design to produce competent Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials and develop sound communication plan, the Program Coordination and Management of Responsible Mining Program sponsored the communication planning workshop last July 7-9, 2014 at La Entrada Resort, Britania Surigao del Sur.

Dr. Rotacio S. Gravoso, Development Communication Professor of Visayas State University and former Director of Commission on Higher Education-Zonal Research Center served as the resource person for the said workshop. He has strong lin...

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DOST Sec. Mario Montejo visits Large & Small Scale industries in Mindanao. Responsible mining projects Revisited.

Published: 19 July 2014

In line with the launching of the DOST campaign “Iba na ang Panahon ngayon: Science for Safer Communities” held last April 29, 2014 at the Gateway Hotel, Surigao City, the DOST Sec. Hon. Mario G. Montejo also led the site visit of one of the biggest mining company operating in Caraga Region, the THPal Nickel Corporation. Likewise, they also personally visited one of the large-scale Oil Palm plantations in Caraga, the Caraga Oil Refining Incorporated (CORI) in San Francisco, Agusan del Sur and JTC Mining Corporation situated in Rosario Agusan del Sur.

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Responsible Mining Research for Mindanao

Published: 3 June 2014

CSU leads a big group of researchers who take on the extra challenging task of promoting responsible mining in Caraga Region and the rest of Mindanao.

The researchers from the 7 State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in Mindanao sat down together and discussed the issues on mining in the southern island of the Philippines and how to tackle these issues through research and development. This happened starting from March 13, 2012 when the Office of the Vice President for Research and Extension under the leaders...

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