Eramen Minerals, Inc. community relations together with the BLGU from the company’s host barangays attended the 69th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference (ANMSEC) Community Relations (ComRel) Conference on November 15, 2023. This collaborative initiative reflects EMI’s steadfast commitment to engaging with local communities and ensuring that their voices are heard in the mining process.

The conference proved to be a captivating experience for EMI’s Community Relations team and the BLGU representatives. Engaging talks from industry experts provided valuable insights into the latest trends, best practices, and innovations in community relations within the mining sector. These insights not only enriched the understanding of responsible mining but also empowered the attendees with knowledge that can be applied to enhance community development initiatives.

EMI Community Relations team and the BLGU representativesCrucially, the conference served as a platform for establishing important connections between EMI, the BLGU, and other stakeholders. Networking opportunities allowed for the exchange of ideas, collaboration on sustainable projects, and the sharing of success stories in community engagement. The connections forged during the event contribute to building a stronger foundation for mutual understanding and cooperation between the mining company and the communities it serves.

Overall, the 69th ANMSEC ComRel Conference was a transformative experience that further motivated EMI’s dedication to responsible mining and community involvement. The knowledge gained, combined with the strengthened connections, reinforces the company’s commitment to implementing sustainable practices and fostering positive relationships with the communities in which it operates. EMI’s Community Relations department continues to play a vital role in bridging the gap between the mining industry and local communities, ensuring that the benefits of responsible mining extend beyond economic gains to encompass social and environmental well-being.