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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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MGBEA Honors Government Employees Week
Monday, 28 December 2020

To honor Government Employees Week, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Employees Association (MGBEA) held a simple virtual celebration via Microsoft Teams for MGB personnel on December 15, 2020. The program officially began with opening remarks led by Dr. Maybellyn A. Zepeda, MGBEA President and Chief of the General Geology Section, MGB-Lands Geological Survey Division. MGB Acting Director Atty. Wilfredo G. Moncano shared an inspirational message for all employees.

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