MGB NEWS

DENR SECRETARY CIMATU APPOINTED CARIDO AS OIC ORD OF MGB REGION XII

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The Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) appointed Engr. Efren B. Carido as Officer in Charge of the Office of the Regional Director (OIC-ORD) of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII. By virtue of his special order issued on July 10, 2017, Secretary Roy A. Cimatu appointed Carido to replace Engr. Constancio A. Paye, Jr. who is reassigned at MGB XI, Davao City.
 
Carido is a mining engineer by profession. He has extensive background and expertise on mining environment, social and safety concerns. Prior to his appointment, he holds the position of division chief of Mine Environment Safety Development Division now coined in DAO No. 2015-06 as Mine Safety Environment and Social Development Division (MSESDD).  Read More

MGB XII UNDERTAKES BACK TO BACK TREE PLANTING ACTIVITY AT SNA

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As part of the culmination in the celebration of Environment Month, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII undertook tree planting activity at the municipality of Senator Ninoy Aquino (SNA), Province of Sultan Kudarat. 27 employees headed by Regional Director Constancio A. Paye, Jr. and partners from BMCH, Inc. went to conduct tree planting activity at SNA on July 29. The group paid courtesy visit to Mayor Randy L. Ecija, Jr. before proceeding to the designated site. Varieties of hardwood seedlings such as lawaan and kamagong were planted along Kulaman riverbank to serve as protection or buffer zone. All plants were tagged indicating the name of the planter, date and time planted. Close to a hundred seedlings were planted in the area. According to Vice Mayor Rafael Flauta, III, the trees will be taken cared of by student ecologist to ensure its survival. Read More

RD PAYE MEETS TRI MEDIA GROUP OF GENERAL SANTOS CITY AND SOUTH COTABATO

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The Regional Director (RD) of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII meets the Tri Media Association of General Santos City and South Cotabato, Inc. on July 3 at the MGB XII office. The group headed by Mr. Mario B. Basilio of PuntoNews made a surprise visit that led to the interview on the issues surrounding Sagittarius Mines, Inc. or SMI.

Issues concerning the community and environment were the main points raised by the media. All of which were positively addressed by Constancio A. Paye, Jr., RD of MGB XII by explaining that SMI has a contract with the government called Financial or Technical Assistance Agreement (FTAA) which was approved in 1995. The contract is for a 25-year period and will expire in 2020 but is subject to another like period upon its renewal.  READ MORE

PHOTO RELEASE

MGB-National Management Conference, Villa Amor, Koronadal City, July 28-31, 2015.
Photo op after the stage 2 audit with RD Paye (seated in the middle in white polo barong), representatives of AJA Registrar’s Inc. (seated right & left of RD Paye wearing black and brown jacket, respectively) together with the MGB family.
MGB XII goes to Kiamba for Team Building.