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Virtual Presentation of Contenders Vying for CY 2020 PMIEA, Best MFP Commence Despite COVID-19 Pandemic
Tuesday, 26 January 2021

The Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award (PMIEA) Selection Committee (SC) and the National Executive Committee (NEC) for the Best Mining Forest Contest-Mining Forest Program (MFP) conducted a series of virtual presentation of audio-visual presentation (AVP) prepared by the shortlisted Contractors/Permit Holders/Permittees and their Operators vying for CY 2020 PMIEA and Best MFP on January 19-22, 2021.

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the various Selection Committees and the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) opted to continue to give recognition to the private sector’s initiatives and exemplary achievements in the protection of the environment and...

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AMCI Update on COVID-19 Cases
Wednesday, 13 January 2021

Apex Mining Co., Inc. (AMCI) gave an update on January 02, 2021 following the initial situational report on COVID-19 positive cases submitted to the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) last December 14, 2020. The report states from 69 COVID-positives on the previous report, an additional 15 were confirmed from December 15-30. On December 31, a total of 43 cases have recovered after being certified and cleared by medical doctors, with the remaining 41 active cases and are isolated in the Municipal Units of Maco, Mawab, Compostela, and Nabunturan. 

The medical team worked with safety officers to conduct triage on the identified employees and from there,...

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MGB Welcomes New MGB CALABARZON Regional Director
Tuesday, 12 January 2021

On January 4, 2021, Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Acting Director Atty. Wilfredo G. Moncano appointed Engr. Dondi M. Sarmiento as the new Officer-in-Charge (OIC) Regional Director of MGB Regional Office (RO) No. IV-A (CALABARZON).

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MGB sustains ISO QMS and EMS Certification amidst COVID-19 pandemic
Friday, 08 January 2021

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Central Office (CO) sustains the certification for ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) and ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System (EMS) following the series of surveillance audits conducted by SGS Philippines, Inc. on December 17 and 18, 2020.

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LGSD Geologist Bags Top Award in the 2nd Philippine Nuclear Research and Development Conference
Monday, 28 December 2020

Among the 31 oral presenters in various fields of nuclear sciences, Mr. Kevin L. Garas, a Senior Geologist of the Lands Geological Survey Division, Mines and Geosciences Bureau – Central Office, bagged the Best Oral Presentation Award during the closing ceremony of the 2nd Philippine Nuclear Research and Development Conference (PNRDC) on December 11, 2020. He presented the research entitled "Growth variations of precisely-dated fossil corals from Northwest Pacific: Measurements from 2D X-ray imaging”.

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