The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) 7 issued the Industrial Sand and Gravel Permit (ISGP) for its 4th renewal to Jute Rocks, Inc. on August 18, 2022 covering an area of 14.66 hectares located in Barangays New Bago, Agbaga, and Sta. Rita in Asturias town, northern Cebu.

The permit has a validity period of five (5) years and authorizes the permit holder to extract and dispose of sand and gravel and other consolidated materials from its permit area as mentioned.

The permit holder is required to ensure faithful compliance with the required submission and approval of the Social Development and Management Plan (SDMP), Environmental Protection and Enhancement Program (EPEP) and Final Mine Rehabilitation and Decommissioning Plan (FMRDP) corresponding to the period covered by the renewed term of the permit within 60 days of the approval of its permit.