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MGB XII PASSES STAGE 1 AUDIT FOR ISO

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII passed the stage 1 audit for ISO 9001:2015, quality management system. Ms. Ingrid Manglapus of AJA Registrars Inc. (formerly AJA EQS Phil., Inc.), conducted stage 1 audit in the office on November 26, 2016. Stage 1 is the determination of the readiness of the office for a full audit by checking if the required processes and procedures are in place. It also confirms the legal compliance, status of its implementation and the scope of the ISO certification of the agency. Read More

TMC ACQUIRE RIGHTS OVER SMALL-SCALE MINING TUNNELS IN T’BOLI

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TMC-Tribal Mining Corporation, a large-scale mining operating in T’boli, South Cotabato has purchased and acquired the rights of small-scale mining tunnels inside the drain tunnel of Maguan Clan Small-Scale Mining Association (MCSSMA) and T’boli Minahang Bayan Multi-Purpose Cooperative (TMBMPC) including the drain tunnel itself of TMBMPC. A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was signed between the company and the MCSSMA on the one hand and TMBMPC on the other in the presence of Constancio A. Paye, Jr., Regional Director of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII on October 19, 2016 at MGB XII, Prime Regional Center at Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City. Read More

MGB XII CONDUCTS REGIONAL CONSULTATION AND RE-ORIENTATION ON SSM LAW

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII conducts regional consultation and re-orientation seminar on small-scale mining law, its rules and regulations and related laws at Fred An’s Food Haus in Koronadal City. The seminar was participated by representatives of Provincial/City Mining Regulatory Boards (P/CMRBs) of the provinces of Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato, North Cotabato, Sarangani and city of General Santos; staff of the the office of provincial environment and management within the region; chairperson of the committee on environment of Sangguniang Panlalawigan and Panlungsod and applicants of Minahang Bayan or the People’s Small-Scale Mining Area. The seminar aims to raise continuous awareness among miners and leaders with regard to Republic Act (R.A.) No. 7076. RA 7076 is the law governing small-scale mining established in Executive Order No. 79 (EO 79), the reforms instituted on mining sector issued by former President Benigno Aquino, Jr. on July 2012. 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.