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MGB 1 participates in 2022 Programming Workshop through Digital Platform
- Friday, 29 October 2021

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 participated in the National FY 2022 Programming Workshop on October 25-29, 2021 via MS Teams. This is to ensure the proper implementation of Policies and Programs/Activities/Projects for CY 2021 as well as to finalize the Bureau’s FY 2022 Work and Financial Plan.
 
Prior to this, a pre-programming workshop was conducted last October 22, 2021 at the EM Royalle...
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MGB 1 conducts ISO Management Review
- Monday, 25 October 2021

SAN JUAN, La Union – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 (MGB-1) have conducted a Management Review last October 21-22, 2021 at the EM Royalle Hotel and Resort to ensure that the Quality Management System, Environmental Management System and Occupational Health and Safety Assessment remain suitable, adequate and effective. The review assessed the opportunities to improve and check the need to...
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Newly hired and promoted Engineers take oath
- Wednesday, 22 September 2021

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Two (2) newly hired and two (2) promoted MGB employees took their oath of office last September 20, 2021. Engr. Nandry Clae who was holding the position of Engineer III was promoted Engineer IV. While Engr. Mario Pamittan ,Cartographer II steps up to the Engineer II post. MGB 1 also warmly welcomed and congratulated Engr. John Rhod Sonson and Engr. Paula Blessie Morante for...
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MGB discusses with PGIN on possible mineral reservation spots
- Thursday, 16 September 2021

LAOAG CITY – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 discussed with the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte on September 14, 2021, at the Malacanang of the North to present on the Mineral Reservation Project in the province. MGB 1 Regional Director Socrates G. Gaerlan together with MGB technical personnel explained the MinRes project with hopes on enhancing mining's contribution to the economy up...
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MGB 1 conducts validation on bamboo plantation contracted by permit holders
- Tuesday, 10 August 2021

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 conducted a validation on the Bamboo Plantation established in Baranagay Tavora East, Pugo, La Union by Mathew O. Liis and RJ Flores Construction-Rosario to support the Enhanced National Greening Program (ENGP) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. This is in connection with the instruction of DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu to establish and...
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MGB 1 conducts MRFC meeting for Pangasinan Group IV
- Monday, 09 August 2021

SISON, Pangasinan – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau conducted a special meeting of the Mine Rehabilitation Fund Committee-Pangasinan Group IV for the Evaluation and Deliberation of the 5-year Environmental Protection and Enhancement Program with Integrated Final Mine Rehabilitation and/or Decommissioning Plan of Golden Aggregates and Crashing Plant at Leeza’s Restaurant, MacArthur Highway last August...
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I-MINE continues to support #MineResponsibility
- Monday, 02 August 2021

ROSARIO, La Union – The Integrated Mining and Information Education in Region 1 (I-MINE) held its General Assembly last July 30, 2021 at the Sealine Beach Resort. The said meeting aimed to discuss accomplishments, activities and projects of I-MINE in the previous year up to present. Some of these were the use of unutilized funds of Social Development and Management Programs (SDMPs) of mining companies...
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Newly hired and promoted Senior Geologists take oath
- Thursday, 29 July 2021

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Mr. Louie Francis Oliver and Mr. Ricky Corono of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 took oath on their new post as Senior Geologists last July 27, 2021. Mr. Corono was promoted from Geologist II while Mr. Oliver assumed post as a new regular employee.
 
 
Inducting Officer, Regional Director Socrates G. Gaerlan encouraged them to do and perform their functions...
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