MGB NEWS

ORIENTATION OF MGB XII EMPLOYEES CONDUCTED

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With the rationalization plan of the government and the subsequent filling up of vacant positions in the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII, the office initiated the general orientation to all employees of the bureau.

Lilia A. Acosta, chief of the finance and administrative division led the orientation on September 1, 2016 at the Conference Hall of MGB XII. The history of the office, mission, civil service laws and office rules and regulations among others, were presented in the orientation. The goal is to ensure that new employees feel welcomed to the organization and allow them to begin their careers with knowledge of the office regulations and mission. This also serve as a refresher for the old employees of the region. The lecture ends with an open forum where most of the queries are about retirement policies. 

NEW SET OF OFFICERS OF MGBEA XII TOOK THEIR OATH OF OFFICE

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A new set of officers of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Employees Association Region XII (MGBEA XII) chapter took their oath of office on August 18, 2016 at the Conference Hall of MGB XII. Mike P. Diamel, the new elected president replaced former president Rolando A. Mendoza by 12 votes in a secret balloting conducted on June 23, 2016. The duly elected officials to serve for two (2)-year term 2016-2018 are the following: Read More

GEOLOGISTS DISPATCHED TO INVESTIGATE SINKHOLE AT POLOMOLOK, SOUTH COTABATO

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Geologists of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII were dispatched to investigate the occurrence of sinkhole at Purok Honeyville, Brgy. Silway 8, Polomolok, South Cotabato. This is the office’ immediate response on the reported incident on July 28 by Polomolok Municipal Risk Reduction Management (MDRRM) officer-designate Mr. Jonathan Fabulare. The MGB is the implementing agency of one of the priority programs of the DENR called geohazard assessment and mapping program that identify areas susceptible or vulnerable to various kinds of geohazards like landslides, flooding and sinkhole or ground subsidence.  Read More

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Environment Month Celebration,June 19,2014, Tree Planting Activity at Sitio Dulao, Upper Dado, Alamada, Cotabato
SMALL SCALE MINERS, FINANCIERS AND OPERATORS, AND PMRB REPRESENTATIVES OF SOUTH COTABATO DURING THE RE-ORIENTATION SEMINAR ON THE SMALL SCALE MINING LAWS AND OTHER RELATED LAWS CONDUCTED BY MGB XII AT THE MUNICIPAL GYM, T’BOLI, SOUTH COTABATO
SMALL SCALE MINERS, FINANCIERS AND OPERATORS, AND PMRB REPRESENTATIVES OF SOUTH COTABATO DURING THE RE-ORIENTATION SEMINAR ON THE SMALL SCALE MINING LAWS AND OTHER RELATED LAWS CONDUCTED BY MGB XII AT THE MUNICIPAL GYM, T’BOLI, SOUTH COTABATO
ALI S. PANTAO, MGB XII LEGAL OFFICER PRESENTS THE PROCESS IN THE DECLARATION OF PEOPLE’S SMALL SCALE MINING AREA OR MINAHANG BAYAN
MARY ANN C. TENORIO EXPLAINS THE PROCESS IN SECURING THE MINERAL ORE EXPORT PERMIT (MOEP)
ENGR. HERNANI G. ABDON, CHIEF OF THE MINE MANAGEMENT DIVISION OF MGB XII EXPLAINS THE PROCEDURE IN THE DECLARATION OF PEOPLE’S SMALL SCALE MINING AREA OR MINAHANG BAYAN AT PROVINCIAL CAPITOL EXTENSION OFFICE, LEBAK, SULTAN KUDARAT
A PARTICIPANT RAISES QUESTION RELATIVE TO THE MAXIMUM AREA GRANTED TO AN SSMP APPLICANT
ENGR. HERNANI G. ABDON, CHIEF OF THE MINE MANAGEMENT DIVISION OF MGB XII EXPLAINS THE OBJECTIVES OF THE ORIENTATION SEMINAR TO THE PARTICIPANTS HELD AT THE PROVINCIAL CAPITOL EXTENSION OFFICE, LEBAK, SULTAN KUDARAT
MGB-National Management Conference, Villa Amor, Koronadal City, July 28-31, 2015.

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MGB issues suspension orders to four Zambales mining operations Mines and Geosciences Bureau, August 07, 2014

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office (MGB RO) No. III recently issued Suspension Orders on the mining operations of BenguetCorp. Nickel Mines, Inc., Eramen Minerals, Inc., lnl Archipelago Minerals, Inc. and Zambales Diversified Metals Corporation in Sta. Cruz and Candelaria, Zambales due to the unsystematic mining or stripping methods being employed. READ MORE

PMSEA to hold annual safety and environment conference Mines and Geosciences Bureau, November 12, 2012

The Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA), in partnership with the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines, and affiliated groups will hold the 59th Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference on November 13-16, 2012 in Baguio City.  The theme for this year is “Responsible Mining: Our Advocacy… Our Commitment… Read More

MGB conducts Regional Small-scale Mining Summits Mines and Geosciences Bureau, November 12, 2012

 

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Regional Offices (ROs) nationwide, in coordination with the Department of the Interior and Local Government, conducted simultaneous Regional Small-scale Mining Summits on the proposed amendments to the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. (RA) 7076, or the “Peoples Small-scale Mining Act of 1991”.  Said Summits were attended by representatives from the Provincial and City Mining Regulatory Boards (P/CMRBs) of the respective regions.  Said IRR is embodied under Department of Environment and Natural Resources Administrative Order (DAO) No. 34, Series of 1992. Read More

 

 

MGB conducts orientation-workshop on statistics, PPEI/EITI Mines and Geosciences Bureau, October 29, 2012

 

The Mineral Economics, Information and Publications Division (MEIPD) of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) conducted a five-day Orientation-Workshop on its functions and the Philippine Poverty Environment Initiative (PPEI) project/ Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) among regional counterparts and selected Local Government Unit (LGU) representatives. Read More