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MGB XII ACTIVATES RADIO PROGRAM AT DXKI

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As part of the continuous effort to attain a wider reach of audience in the dissemination of information on mining and geohazard in the region, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII activated its radio program at DXKI, Koronadal City.

The radio program entitled “Gabay sa Pagmimina” highlights the laws, policies and programs implemented by the bureau. Likewise, news about mining in the region will be aired in the program. It also encurages the listeners to send queries on mining and geohazard related issues and concerns in their area or in other areas via the hotline number provided by the office.

The initial program of MGB XII was undertaken on March 7 with regional director Constancio A. Paye, Jr. and the division chiefs as guests. As initial offering, the bureau’s mandate and the services provided to the public were tackled in the program.

The radio program’s overall goal is to provide the public with correct and accurate information and to impart deeper understanding on what mining really is and the processes and laws being implemented by the bureau. The program is airing every Tuesday at 4 to 4:30 in the afternoon at DXKI at 1062 kHz. 

MGB XII DISTRIBUTES UPDATED GEOHAZARD MAPS IN TUPI, SOUTH COTABATO

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII distributed the updated geohazard maps in Tupi, South Cotabato on February 28. Ariel Austin A. Acosta, senior geologist and team leader assigned to conduct vulnerability risk assessment (VRA) in the area spearheded the distribution to the officials and representatives of 15 barangays and local Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Office during the exit conference held at the Conference Hall of the municipality.

Acosta and his team members composed of Tristan dela Cruz and Luther Dalura took the  opportunity to explain to the local officials the puroks and sitios found to be exposed to flooding and landslide. It pointed and stressed the findings and observations on the population, roads and built-up areas exposed to low, moderate and high risk to flooding and landslide.Read More

MGB XII NOW AN ISO CERTIFIED QMS 9001:2015

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII is now an ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System on all of its processes covering Geoscience, Mine Management, Mine Safety Environment and Social Development and Finance and Administrative Divisions. AJA Registrars, a certifying body issued the certificate and registered the office on QMS ISO 9001:2015 on January 30, 2017.

As an ISO, MGB XII aimed at compliance on all legal requirements, continuous improvement on all the system and provide consistent and good quality services for the satisfaction of customers.

Regional Director Constancio A. Paye, Jr. always emphasized that when service quality is improved, customers tend to be more satisfied, resulting in fewer complaints, favorable customer comments, customer satisfaction and better organization image.

MGB XII is the first regional office of the MGB to be ISO 9001:2015 certified and next to Central Office ISO 9001:2008. 

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.