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Items filtered by date: July 2016

In connection with the implementation of the Bottom-Up-Budgeting (BUB) Program of the Department of the Interior and Local Government per DBM-DILG-DSWD-NAPC Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1, a training on Disaster Risk reduction and Management for CSOs was held on June 27-28, 2016 at Villa Silvina Hotel, Baguio City.

On May 16 – 31, 2016, a team from the Geosciences Division of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau – Regional Office No.1 conducted a hydrogeological assessment on the municipalities of San Juan and San Fernando, Province of La Union. Comprising the hydrogeological assessment team are Socrates G. Gaerlan, Marie Rose B. Aguda and Randie Ceasar A. Apilado – Chief Geologist, Contractual Geologist and Engineer II, respectively.

As part of the Environment month celebration, a tree planting activity was conducted on June 25, 2016 in observance of the Philippine Arbor Day which was led by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources I (DENR I) participated in by officials and personnel from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB-I), Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) – La Union, Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Philippine National Police (PNP).

In connection with the implementation of the Bottom-Up-Budgeting (BUB) Program of the Department of the Interior and Local Government per DBM-DILG-DSWD-NAPC Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1, a training on Disaster Risk reduction and Management for CSOs was held on June 16-17, 2016 at Brentwood Apartelle, Baguio City .

Monday, 18 July 2016 08:37

ONRI MONITORED

On April 12 to 15, 2016 the Monitoring and Technical Services Section (MTSS) under the Mine Management Division (MMD) conducted compliance monitoring of the twenty two (22) Industrial Sand and Gravel Permits held and operated by Omnico Natural Resources, Inc. (ONRI) located along the Padsan River within the Municipality of Sarrat, Ilocos Norte.

On May 24-27, 2016, Training on Web Migration and Development using the Joomla 3.0x Web Template was attended by all MGB Regional Information Technology Officers and their alternate at Icon Hotel, Timog, Quezon City.

In line with the implementation of the Bottom-Up-Budgeting (BUB) Program of the Department of the Interior and Local Government per DBM-DILG-DSWD-NAPC Joint Memorandum Circular No. 1, a capability building on Participatory Governance and Disaster Risk reduction and Management for CSOs was held on May 18-20, 2016 at El Pescador Resort and Hotel in Bolinao, Pangasinan.

DEFEND ILOCOS, a non-governmental organization, presents its issues and concerns before the Provincial Mining Regulatory Board – Province of Ilocos Sur during its regular meeting on 26 April 2016 in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur.

A team from the Geosciences Division, Mines and Geosciences Bureau-I (MGB-I), conducted a Vulnerability and Risk Assessment at the twenty one (21) barangays in the municipality of Villasis and thirty four (34) barangays in Urdaneta City. The assessment is in line with the government’s efforts aimed at determining the potential of a certain city or municipality to suffer harm or loss; and also its capacity to anticipate , cope with,

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 08:33

15th REGIONAL MINING SUMMIT

The 15th Regional Mining Summit was held on April 6 - 8, 2016 at the famous Hotel Luna, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur.

This year's summit brought together representatives from across the Region in the arena of innovation and excellent discussions and dialogues. The event served as a venue for mining stakeholders to share and exchange ideas, best practices and relevant initiatives on environmental protection, social development and mineral development and utilization as well as policy updates.

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