This year's Mining Month and MGB 123rd Year Aniversary Celebration have been loaded with several activities. One of the highlights of this celebration was the first ever virtual IEC dubbed as e-Turo (MGB ZamPen's Virtual IEC) and adopted theme: "Responsableng Pagmimina: Kaagapay sa Pagbangon ng Ekonomiya sa Gitna ng Pandemya" which was livestream via MGB-IX's Official Facebook Page.
The one-day Virtual IEC featured three main topics: 1). Mining 101 as discussed by Engr. Ventrick Ceazar Albano, Science Research Specialist from the Mine Management Division; 2). Understanding Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development by Mr. Patrick Francisco, Senior Environmental Management Specialist from the Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division; and 3). Living with Geological Hazards by Mr. Ian Demetillo, Geologist of the Geosciences Division.
Information Officer Emma Deverala hosted the said virtual IEC with diverse participants coming from other regions and different sectors such as the academe, private, and national government agencies. An online Trivia Quiz were also given after every presentation with corresponding cash prize for every correct answer from the participants.
Other activities that were undertaken in observance of the Mining Month and MGB Anniversary were the Inter-Office Sportsfest, Digital Artwork Competition, TikTok Challenge and PIA IX's Kapihan sa SM Mindpro TV Guesting.