OceanaGold bags major awards


Tuguegarao City, Cagayan- OceanaGold Philippines Inc., Australian Mining Firm based in Didipio, Kasibu Nueva Vizcaya bagged five top mining awards during the 63rd Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference (ANMSEC) held at Camp John Hay in Baguio City.

The mining awards included the 2016 Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award (PMIEA), the highest award conferred by the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA).

The Australian Mining Firm likewise won award for being the Safest Mine Operation in Metallic Mine Category; Safest Mineral Processing Concentrator, Safest Surface Mines Operations and third runner-up for Best Mining Forest Program in Metallic Category.

PMIEA was given to mining companies that exhibited outstanding dedication in environmental management, occupational health and safety, and corporate social responsibility.