Atok-Big Wedge Co., Inc. is maintaining harmonious working relationships with the local communities and indigenous groups at its exploration sites. Courtesy calls at the local government offices were undertaken to signify the Company’s responsible commitment to the concerned areas.

Employment opportunities were generated by hiring at least 40 personnel, prioritizing the local communities. Worksite health and safety procedures were strictly implemented by management resulting to zero lost-time and medically-treated injuries.

Due to the access road conditions, the Company also supports the road maintenance endeavors of the local motorcycle drivers association (KKK MODA) to keep the lone route passable especially after severe rains.

Significant liaison with the area’s dominant organization Rizalian Association of Mercy, Inc. (RAM) and its affiliates sustained by the Company to forge an interactive rapport with the community.