Mining and Quarrying

For the secondary sector, there are four entities that have permits to quarry limestone within the provisions of the Small Mining  Act. These are Ernesto de Vera, Raymond de Vera, Gulf  State Mining and Benguet Mining Corporation. At present only Ernesto de Vera and Benguet Mining Corporation are in operation in the last three years. Total area covered by Benguet Mining Corporation is about 40 hectares while Gulf State Mining is about  1,424 hectares. (Map  of the Quarrying Sites)