MGB NEWS

MGB XII EXTENDS ASSISTANCE TO CAPACITATE LOCAL ENFORCERS OF SOUTH COTABATO

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII extended assistance to the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PEMO) to capacitate small-scale mining/quarry inspectors, Municipal Environment and Natural Resources officers (MENROs), deputized barangay officials of South Cotabato in the implementation and enforcement of small-scale mining laws and other related laws.

Dubbed as One-day Training/Re-Orientation on Small-Scale Mining and Quarry Operation and Enforcement of Related Laws, Ordinances and Policies, mining engineers of MGB XII provided the participants with the necessary knowledge and education of small-scale mining laws and its revised rules and regulations. Hernani G. Abdon, Roger M. Tamayo, and Benedict C. Ekwey, division chief of Mine Management and section chiefs of Monitoring and Technical Services and Mine Safety and Health respectively shared their expertise and provided inputs to the local enforcers on the establishment and declaration of Minahang Bayan, method and monitoring of quarrying operations and safety measures in the inspections of tunnels and gold processing plants. Read More 

20 VOLUNTEER EMPLOYEES TRAIN TO RESCUE AND RESPOND DURING CALAMITIES

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Twenty volunteer employees of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII underwent training on Standard First Aid conducted by Red Cross on May 15-19, 2017 at MGB XII Conference Room, Koronadal City. The purpose is to equip the employees of the techniques on first aid treatment, proper handling of casualties and application of CPR in event emergencies or calamities occur. Instructor of the Philippine Red Cross Safety Services of South Cotabato Chapter Joseph Christian Loberiza, RN, EMT and Red Cross focal person Omar S. Usop were the lecturers of the 4-day training. Read More

BACK TO BACK VRA EXIT CONFERENCE AT ANTIPAS AND PRES. ROXAS SUCCESSFULLLY CONDUCTED BY MGB XII

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A back to back exit conference on the Vulnerability Risk Assessment conducted by the team of geologists of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region XII was held in Cotabato Province particularly in the municipalities of Antipas in the morning and Pres. Roxas in the afternoon of May 5, 2017.

Senior Geologist Ariel Austin A. Acosta, the team leader together with his members Tristan dela Cruz and Luther Dalura took turns in presenting their assessment to the 13 and 16 barangays of Antipas and Pres. Roxas, respectively. 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.