The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. V (MGB RO-V) in collaboration with National Intelligence Coordinating Agency and other agencies issued closure order to Sunfil Asia Mineral Resources, Inc. last December 21, 2018 for its failure to show necessary mining permits. Further, this Office seized the extracted sand and gravel as subject of Administrative Confiscation Proceeding.

The action of MGB RO-V is in pursuance of the mandate of the MGB as a vigilant steward of the country’s mineral resources consistent with the promotion of sustainable mineral resources development through responsible mining.