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    Monitoring of Industrial Sand and Gravel Permits

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    Workshop on the Standardization of Procedure for Geologic Quadrangle Mapping

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    15th Regional Mining Summit

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    Vulnerability and Risk Assessment

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    Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Training for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)

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    DEFEND ILOCOS presents concerns to PMRB Ilocos Sur

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    15th Regional Mining Summit

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    Hydrogelogical Assessment in La Union

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    Planning Workshop on Climate Change

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    MGB I Seized Cargo Trucks Believed Loaded with Mineral Ores

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MGB Region 1 has jurisdiction over the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, and Pangasinan. Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Regional Office No. I's office is located at DENR-Region 1 Building, Government Center, Barangay Sevilla, City of San Fernando, La Union, and can be contacted thru Cellphone Numbers: 

[Office of the Regional Director/Finance & Administrative Division: (072) 607-2686/09778518505] [Geosciences Division: 09778522946] [Mine Management Division: 09778516908] [Mine Safety, Environment & Social Development Division : 0977851516] 

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  • GEOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT ON THE PROPOSED SANITARY LANDFILL IN BARANGAY LAGUI-SAIL, CITY OF LAOAG, PROVINCE OF ILOCOS NORTE
    GEOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT ON THE PROPOSED SANITARY LANDFILL IN BARANGAY LAGUI-SAIL, CITY OF LAOAG,  PROVINCE OF ILOCOS NORTE

    In compliance to the main provisions of Republic Act No. 9003, otherwise known as Ecological Solid Wastes Management Act of 2000, the Local Government of Laoag, Province of Ilocos Norte through the Hon. Mayor Chevylle V. Fariñas, requested the Mines and Geosciences Bureau personnel to conduct the geological assessment on the proposed sanitary landfill located at the Barangay Lagui-Sail, City of Laoag, Province of Ilocos Norte.

    Written on Friday, 06 January 2017 04:12 Read more...
  • GEOLOGICAL AND WATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT SURVEY IN THE WETLANDS OF ALAMINOS RIVER, ALAMINOS CITY, PANGASINAN AND BARUYEN RIVER, IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BURGOS AND BANGUI, ILOCOS NORTE
    GEOLOGICAL AND WATER QUALITY ASSESSMENT SURVEY IN THE WETLANDS OF ALAMINOS RIVER, ALAMINOS CITY, PANGASINAN AND BARUYEN RIVER, IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BURGOS AND BANGUI, ILOCOS NORTE

    In response to the request letter of DENR Region 1 for technical assistance in the conduct of geological survey and water quality assessment of the Alaminos River, Alaminos City, Pangasinan and Baruyen River in the municipalities of Burgos and Bangui, Ilocos Norte, the survey was conducted on September 26-30, 2016 and October 3-7, 2016, respectively. The field party composed of the Contractual Geologist Ms. Mariel B. Tuonan of Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 and Ms. Marilyn M. Racoma, Senior Ecosystem Management Specialist, Conservation and Development Division, DENR R1 together with the personnel of CENRO Alaminos City, Pangasinan.

    Written on Friday, 06 January 2017 02:04 Read more...
  • MGB REGION 1 PROGRAM FOR DIFFERENTLY-ABLED STUDENTS
    MGB REGION 1 PROGRAM FOR DIFFERENTLY-ABLED STUDENTS

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. I, in coordination with Department of Education Region I, conducted the Art Workshop of differently-abled students for three (3) consecutive Saturdays (November 19, 26 and December 3, 2016) held at San Fernando City SPED High School, with the theme “Promoting Environment and Responsible Mining through Arts” which greatly helped in developing the innate talents of the students.

     

    Written on Monday, 19 December 2016 08:50 Read more...
  • INFORMATION EDUCATION COMMUNICATION (IEC) CAMPAIGN IN ILOCOS NORTE
    INFORMATION EDUCATION COMMUNICATION (IEC) CAMPAIGN IN ILOCOS NORTE

    A Training-Workshop on understanding 1:10,000 Scale Geohazard Maps was conducted by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB)-Geology Division at the Palacio De Laoag City, Ilocos Norte in October 18-19, 2016. The MGB together with the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Ilocos Norte, have determined to accommodate the officials of the municipalities and cities of the province. Moreover, representatives of each barangays are most encouraged to attend; as they are the direct addressee of the activity.

    Written on Monday, 19 December 2016 08:35 Read more...
  • VULNERABILITY AND RISK ASSESSMENT CONDUCTED IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF MANGALDAN, PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN AND THE CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, PROVINCE OF LA UNION
    VULNERABILITY AND RISK ASSESSMENT CONDUCTED IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF MANGALDAN, PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN AND THE CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, PROVINCE OF LA UNION

    A team from the Geosciences Division, Mines and Geosciences Bureau- Regional Office I (MGB- ROI) conducted a Vulnerability and Risk Assessment at the thirty (30) barangays in the municipality of Mangaldan and fifty-nine (59) barangays in the City of San Fernando and was undertaken from September 8 to October 3, 2016.

    Written on Thursday, 06 October 2016 00:52 Read more...
  • MGB RO1 GEOLOGISTS PARTICIPATES IN THE 2016 GEOSCIENCE WORKSHOP
    MGB RO1 GEOLOGISTS PARTICIPATES IN THE 2016 GEOSCIENCE WORKSHOP

    Four geologists of the MGB R01 headed by Mr. Socrates G. Gaerlan (Chief Geologist) together with Ms. Vilma A. Vecino (Supervising Geologist), Mr. Jose D. Lignes (Supervising Geologist), and Ms. Marie Rose B. Aguda (Contractual Geologist) participated in the 2016 Geoscience Workshop held last August 24-29 at Icon Hotel, Timog Ave., Quezon City.

    Written on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 02:50 Read more...
  • TRAINING ON DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, SEARCH, RESCUE AND RELIEF OPERATIONS
    TRAINING ON DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, SEARCH, RESCUE AND RELIEF OPERATIONS

    A Training on Disaster Preparedness, Response and Post-Actions to Natural Calamity was held on September 19-23, 2016 at the Philippine National Police Regional Office 1 at Camp Brigadier General Oscar M. Florendo, Parian, San Fernando, La Union. The training hosted by the PNP aims to educate and equip the PNP personnel with skills, knowledge and tools related to disaster risk reduction especially in terms of planning, responding and managing rescue operations.

    Written on Monday, 26 September 2016 02:30 Read more...
  • 2ND WAVE OF NEWLY APPOINTED AND PROMOTED EMPLOYEES TOOK OATH
    2ND WAVE OF NEWLY APPOINTED AND PROMOTED EMPLOYEES TOOK OATH

    Five (5) newly appointed and promoted employees of the office pledged commitment to public service during the Oath Taking Ceremony held on September 13, 2016 at the Office of the Regional Director, Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. I, Government Center, City of San Fernando, La Union.

    Written on Thursday, 22 September 2016 08:49 Read more...
  • MGB INVESTIGATES QUARRYING IN CABUGAO, ILOCOS SUR
    MGB INVESTIGATES QUARRYING IN CABUGAO, ILOCOS SUR

    The report came from Honorable Deogracias V. Savellano, Representative, 1st District of the Province of Ilocos Sur.

    In his text message to Director Carlos A. Tayag of MGB Region I, the Honorable Congressman claimed dump trucks loaded with river aggregates sourced from the Cabugao River in Sitio Rebba, Brgy. Cacadiran, Cabugao, Ilocos Sur had caused damages to the baranagy road. It being used as an access road.

    Written on Thursday, 22 September 2016 06:04 Read more...
  • ISO 14001:2015 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) ORIENTATION-SEMINAR
    ISO 14001:2015 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (EMS) ORIENTATION-SEMINAR

    In view of the DENR Administrative Order No. 2015-07 issued by DENR Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje dated April 30, 2015, Mandating Mining Contractors to secure ISO 14001 Certification, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 1 (MGB-1), in coordination with AGF Consulting Group-Philippines, a leading and training ISO-based management systems consulting and training firm in the country and in some parts of South East Asia, initiated an orientation seminar on ISO 14001:2015 Certification last July 20, 2016 at the DENR Bldg. Conference Hall in Sevilla, San Fernando City, La Union.

    Written on Wednesday, 21 September 2016 05:43 Read more...
  • MGB I SEIZED CARGO TRUCKS BELIEVED TO BE LOADED WITH MINERAL ORES
    MGB I SEIZED CARGO TRUCKS BELIEVED TO BE LOADED WITH MINERAL ORES

    Personnel of MGB I seized twelve (12) units of ten-wheeler dump trucks believed to be loaded with mineral ores.

    The trucks were initially flagged – down by members of the Philippine National Police, Pangasinan Province Police Office – Dasol Municipal Police Station in Brgy. Poblacion, Dasol, Pangasinan on 31 August 2016.

    Written on Wednesday, 07 September 2016 01:33 Read more...
  • MGB-I CONDUCTS HYDROGEOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT ON THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BAUANG, CABA, AND ARINGAY, PROVINCE OF LA UNION
    MGB-I CONDUCTS HYDROGEOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT ON THE  MUNICIPALITIES OF BAUANG, CABA, AND ARINGAY, PROVINCE OF LA UNION

    As part of the province wide groundwater assessment project of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 1, a team from the Geosciences Division conducted their hydrological assessment in the Municipalities of Bauang, Caba, and Aringay, Province of La Union last August 1 – 29, 2016.

    Written on Wednesday, 07 September 2016 01:10 Read more...
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