The Mines and Geosciences Bureau – Regional Office 7 conducted an assessment for safety and geohazard survey in all quarry operations in Central Visayas following the landslide incident in the City of Naga.

DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu has earlier suspended 26 large-scale quarry and ISAG operations for 15 days in Regions I, III, IV – CALABARZON, V, VII, X, XI, and XIII to check the safety of the operations in these regions.

State mining engineers, geologists, and geodetic engineers were immediately deployed to check the status of the operations.

In Central Visayas, Solid Earth Development Corp, Dolomite Mining Corporation, Bohol Limestone Corp, Lazi Bay Resources Development Inc, JLR Construction and Aggregates, Inc., Heirs of Arturo Zayco, Republic Cement, and Quarry Ventures Philippines, Inc. were among the operations to be checked.