The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) released the timeline for the selection process of the Philippines’ nominees for the first ASEAN Mineral Awards (AMA) for the Recognition of Best Practices in Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Mineral Development.
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) was invited as one of the resource persons in the promotion of ‘responsible mining’ at Adamson University’s symposium during its 3rd Mining Engineering and Geology Association Month. The theme of the said symposium is “Transform: Mining and Climate Change Symposium.” Read more: MGB advocates responsible mining at AdU 3rd AUMEGA Month
Metallic mineral production value incurred an 8% shortfall in 2016 from PhP109.84 billion in 2015 to PhP100.56 billion, lower by PhP9.28 billion. Poor base metal price, string of mine suspension and mine imposed non-operations due to unfavorable weather conditions, low metal price and/or maintenance status catapulted the metallic sector to its lacklusterperformance. In terms of percentage contribution to the total production-value, gold continued to dominate the production scene in 2016... Read more: Metals output dips by 8% in 2016
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Central Office, along with the MGB Regional Office No. IV (CALABARZON); Environmental Management Bureau, Provincial and Community Environment and Natural Resources Offices concerned, and DENR Strategic Communication and Initiatives Service, responded to a complaint aired by the Pambansang Pederasyon ng Kababaihang Magbubukid (AMIHAN) during their dialogue with Secretary Gina Lopez at the DENR Protocol Office held on January 10, 2017. Read more: MGB, DENR address complaints in Batangas