Minerals Industry Information
Skip Navigation Links


MGB News
Kalayaan 2014: a display of government service
July 07, 2014
Representatives from all known government agencies gathered at the Rizal Memorial Park for the two-day celebration of the 116th Philippine Independence Day with the theme "Kalayaan 2014: Pagsunod sa Yapak ng mga Dakilang Pilipino, tungo sa Malawakan at Permanenteng Pagbabago".
more ...
MGB approves first EP under EO 79
June 30, 2014
The Mines and Geoscieces Bureau (MGB) recently approved the Exploration Permit (EP) of Goodearth Mining and Development, Inc. (Goodearth), the first EP approved under the Executive Order No. 79 since it was enacted on July 06, 2012.
more ...
MGB hosts Thailand's Department of Mineral Resources delegates
June 23, 2014
A delegation from the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR), Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment, Kingdom of Thailand visited the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) office and several geologically significant places in Luzon. The DMR delegation and the MGB representatives discussed possible future cooperation between MGB and DMR.
more ...
MGB produces new batch of Certified First Aiders
June 17, 2014
The Mining Environment and Safety Division of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), in cooperation with the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), conducted the 4th Standard First Aid and Basic Life Support Training aimed at equipping MGB personnel with the basic knowledge and skills on first aid and life support techniques.
more ...
MGB presents "Mining 101" to Alyansa Tigil Mina
June 09, 2014
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Central Office recently rendered the one-day "Mining 101 Orientation-Seminar on Mining Rules and Regulations" for the Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM).
more ...
DILG issues Circular on Black Sand and Beach Mining
June 06, 2014
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) issued Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 44, Series of 2014 on April 04, 2014 directing all Local Chief Executives (LCEs) to be strictly guided by the legal restrictions on black sand and beach mining.
more ...
MGB to step up barangay-level information campaigns by 2015
June 02, 2014
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) is set to embark on the intensive information, education and communication (IEC) campaigns on several barangays and the distribution of geohazard maps on all provinces, municipalities and barangays by 2015.
more ...
Multi-Disciplinary Team assesses Zambales mining operations
May 29, 2014
A Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) conducted an assessment of the mining operations of Benguet Corporation Nickel Mines, Inc., Eramen Mining, Inc., Filipinas Mining Corporation/LnL Archipelago Metals, Inc. and Zambales Diversified Metals Corporation in Sta. Cruz and Candelaria, Zambales on May 07-10,2014.
more ...
Philippine EITI conducts 2nd national conference
May 26, 2014
The Philippine Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (PH-EITI) conducted a two-day national conference designed to inform relevant government agencies, business sector and civil society organizations about the current efforts being undertaken by the PH-EITI Multi-Stakeholder Group (MSG) in EITI implementation.
more ...
MGB adopts DENR's Personnel Information System
May 19, 2014
Aimed at achieving an efficient data electronic processing system on personnel management, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) adopted the Personnel Information System (PIS) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
more ...
Copyright © 2009-2011 Mines and Geosciences Bureau
Central Office - MGB Compound, North Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
Tel. No.: (63-2) 9209120 ; Fax No. (63-2) 9201635, Email Address:, Webmaster: