This building of bridges to relevant institutions in the Philippines is done on a layered basis. For starters, the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines holds several yearly events where these parties are invited. There are also regular roundtable discussions, brainstorming, and think tanks. In short, the Chamber hopes to give its members the best chance of connecting with important personnel. This is for the purpose of advancing the mining industry, not only in the Philippines, but in neighboring locales as well.

How Research Expands the Chamber of Mines

Research programs are instrumental in the Chamber of Mines’ development and continual growth. Various surveys are performed at regular intervals as to the conditions of the mines as well as the miners themselves. Aside from ensuring everybody’s safety, Chamber members study and expand upon salary information, benefits, and compensation related to miners and the related industries. Everything is done in accordance to Filipino law. Just as a healthy mine produces more yield, a healthy miner are the hands by which progression is measured. Keeping everything up to standards of quality ensures that mines continue their expansion as it relates to the economic growth of the Philippines.

Chamber of Mines Personnel

Like every other association, the efforts require human beings behind important initiatives. Some of the important people behind the foundation, management, and outreach for the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines are listed here.

The Committees established and seated by the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines include: the Corportate Social Responsibility Committee, Envrionment Committee, Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Information and Publicity Committee, Labor Committee, Legal Committee, Membership_ Ethics and Standards Committee, and the Tenements Committee. As such, the Chamber is quite busy in the governance of the Filipino political scene.

Chamber Membership Process and Application

In order to join the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines, there are various steps and levels in the membership. First, the classes will be explained in some detail. Next, how one may apply and what qualifications one needs in order to do so.

There are six classes of Chamber Membership. The first, Regular Member, labels are corporations that have ongoing extracting, processing, or smelting of minerals operations in place. An Associate Member is a class for individuals in local or foreign mining companies that have mining or business license agreements with the government of the Philippines. Associate members are not engaging in ongoing production. They are either in the pre-production stage or have their operations paused for a temporary period. An Affiliate Member in the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines is a class distinction for organizations with mineral extraction, mining, quarrying, or processing.

Professional Members within the Chamber of Mines are companies with relevant interests to the mining industry. Special Membership is for the service sector. It deals with the good and services related to mining and its industries. The last class is for Honorary Members. The positions are usually nominated by the Board of Directors in light of their ongoing advancement of mining and all that effects it. Many Filipino politicians are Honorary Members in the Chamber of Mines.

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