- Published on Wednesday, 01 February 2017 04:32
The Regional Director and division chiefs of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII were successfully trained by Neville Clarke International Pte Ltd. as lead auditors on January 16 to 20, 2017 at The Farm, Koronadal City. RD Constancio A. Paye, Jr., Jaime G. Flores, Efren B. Carido, Hernani G. Abdon and Lilia A. Acosta together with participants from private and government entities such as BMCH, RD Pawnshop Inc., Araral Holdings and Insurance Company and EMB XII attended the 5-day training course to be IRCA certified ISO 9001:2015 auditors. Read More
- Published on Thursday, 02 February 2017 01:51
Thirteen (13) personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII underwent training on the use of self-rescuer conducted by Mr. Ryan Adao of ULTRA-SEER Inc. at the Conference Room of MGB XII Building at Prime Regional Center, Carpenter Hill, Koronadal City on January 31, 2017. This is part of the rescue and protection program of the region especially to employees who will undertake monitoring on safety and health activities of the underground mine.
Mr. Adao taught on the usage of the equipment during emergencies such as fire, explosion or gas inundations in which the ambient atmosphere becomes toxic. The training also consisted of a short demonstration on the instruction, care and maintenance of the self-rescuer.
The region has been regularly conducting monitoring on the safety standards in a mining area to ensure provision of a safe working environment for all that are involved and ensure that the mines comply with the acceptable safety work practices.
- Published on Monday, 16 January 2017 02:26
One of the priority programs of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to help combat climate change is the National Geohazard Assessment and Mapping Program being implemented by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB). The program covers identification of areas vulnerable or susceptible to geological hazards such as flooding, landslide and ground subsidence (sinkhole) and information dissemination to various stakeholders aimed at increasing awareness and preparedness on the various natural hazards. Read More