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MGB-I holds Mid Year Assessment cum Family Day 2018
- Monday, 25 June 2018

BAUANG,La Union – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau- I (MGB-I) conducted its Mid Year Assessment cum Family Day at the Marand Resort last June 22, 2018. This is in line with the celebration of the Environment Month 2018 which aims to Beat Plastic Pollution in the country.
 

The said activity was well participated by MGB personnel which were divided into teams in their respective divisions (Team MSESDD,...

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MGB I conducts shake out drill for employees and personnel
- Thursday, 21 June 2018

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau I in coordination with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources I, Environmental Management Bureau I and Provincial Disaster and Risk Reduction Management Office of La Union conducted an Earthquake Drill for DENR employees last June 21, 2018. The drill aimed to develop a response plan and train the building occupants in case an earthquake occur. It was also...
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Mining Engineers Convention 2018 highlights Minerals-based Industrialization as Key to Philippine Economic Progress
- Monday, 18 June 2018

SURIGAO CITY – Mining Engineers in the country converged in the Biennial Mining Engineers Convention (MinECon) held in Region XIII last June 14-16, 2018 at the Philippine Gateway Hotel. On its 5th year, it highlighted Minerals-based Industrialization as Key to Philippine Economic Progress. This year’s theme embodies the importance of the mineral sector in the development of the country. The downstream...
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MGB 1 celebrates 31st DENR Anniversary
- Monday, 11 June 2018

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan – As the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) commemorates its 31st year anniversary on June 10, DENR Region 1 along with line bureaus Mines and Geosciences Bureau-I (MGB-I) and Environmental Management Bureau-I (EMB-I), PENROs and CENROs held an advanced celebration on June 7-8, 2018 at the Narciso Ramos Sports Complex in Lingayen, Pangasinan.
 
 
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MGB-I joins youth and information officers on environmental advocacies and conservation of Protected Areas
- Thursday, 07 June 2018

CERVANTES, Ilocos Sur – The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Region 1 through the Regional Public Affairs Office (RPAO) spearheaded a 2-day Eco-tour for the youth and information officers at the Bessang Pass Natural Monument on June 5-6, 2018. The activity titled as “Tara Kabataan, Lakbay Kalikasan” aimed to bring awareness and enrich the knowledge of the youth on environmental...
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Permit Holders and Operators undergo Orientation on the Standardized Checklist for the Monitoring of Tenements and Safety, Health, Environmental and Social Development Programs
- Friday, 18 May 2018

            In line with the streamlining of checklists of requirements of various mining applications for their guidance in compliance with the directives of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to simplify procedures, streamline requirements and cut red tape in government operations, the activity aimed to inform permit holders and operators on the new policies on the standardization and evaluation of...
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MGB-1 conducts field inspection and assessment of Sand and Gravel Quarrying along Bolo River
- Wednesday, 16 May 2018

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau I issued a cease and desist order to 14 quarry operators along the Bolo river covering the municipalities of Bangui, Dumalneg, Pagudpud for operating without the necessary permits from the MGB or from the provincial government of Ilocos Norte on May 13, 2018. Prior to this, a field inspection and assessment was conducted in coordination with PENRO Ilocos Norte on May 3,...
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Finance and Administrative Division discuss with Special Disbursing Officers on proper liquidation of cash advances
- Tuesday, 15 May 2018

An orientation on the Proper Liquidation of Cash Advances of Special Disbursing Officers (SDOs) was conducted by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau I-Finance and Administrative Division last May 15, 2018 at the Max’s Restaurant in San Fernando City, La Union. This aimed to properly guide the SDOs on the processes and emphasize on the importance of accomplishing timely liquidation reports equipped with the...
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