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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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MGB 1 conducts 2nd Quarter Compliance Monitoring and Validation of MMT Pangasinan
- Thursday, 29 July 2021

SAN FABIAN, Pangasinan – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 1 through its Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division (MSESDD) conducted an Information Education Communication (IEC) session with the Multi-partite Monitoring Team (MMT) Pangasinan last July 28 at Barangay Colisao, San Fabian, Pangasinan. The members present in the meeting were MMT-Pangasinan Group IV members...
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MGB 1 undergoes Mental Health Awareness and Stress Management Training
- Wednesday, 02 June 2021

SAN JUAN, La Union – To give a better understanding on mental health and manage stress in the workplace, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 1 had undergone a 2-day Training on Mental Health Awareness and Stress Management.
 
The activity was initiated by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Employees Association (MGBEA) Region 1 Chapter in coordination with the Finance and Administrative...
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MGB 1 cleans up San Juan shoreline in Environment Month
- Wednesday, 02 June 2021

SAN JUAN, La Union – As part of the celebration of the 2021 Philippine Environment Month in pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation No. 237 with the theme, “Sama-samang Pagkilos, Sama-samang Paghilom: Ikaw, Ako, Tayo ang Kalikasan” the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 conducted a coastal clean-up in Barangay Urbiztondo, San Juan La Union last June 1, 2021. This was part of the Mental Health...
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MGB 1 HRMPSB administers examination and interview to vacant posts
- Monday, 17 May 2021

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau-I Human Resource Merit Promotion and Selection Board in coordination with the MGB Central Office conducted examination for vacant positions (Supervising Science Research Specialist, Senior Science Research Specialist, Engineer II (Geodetic), Engineer II (Mining), Engineer IV, Senior Geologist and Chief Administrative Officer). The...
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Local film makers tap MGB Region 1 for Documentary Film
- Wednesday, 12 May 2021

A team of local film makers tapped and interviewed MGB-1 Chief Geologist Vilma Vecino on May 5, 2021 for the documentary film Inaig: Dokyu-Kalikasan Fest (IDKF) of the La Union Provincial Tourism Office in celebration of the 171st La Union Foundation Anniversary. Ms. Vecino discussed geohazard mitigating measures done in the province. She added that the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 continuously...
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MGB 1 attends Workshop on the Results of the CY 2020 Audit of Regional Monitoring System
- Monday, 26 April 2021

Technical personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 (MGB-1) attended the 5-day Workshop on the Results of the CY 2020 Audit of Regional Monitoring System last April 19-23, 2021 via Microsoft Teams. MGB Central Office moderated the said workshop with participants from different regional offices particularly from the Mine Management Division and Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development...
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MGB 1 participates in PGIN’s Quarry Consultation Day
- Friday, 23 April 2021

Ilocos Norte MGB-1 Embedded Personnel Engr. John Rhod Sonson participated in the Quarry Consultation Day launched last April 21, 2021 by the Provincial Government of Ilocos Norte. This initiative of PGIN together with MGB-1, EMB-1, and PENRO Ilocos Norte aims to address issues and concerns of Industrial and Commercial Sand and Gravel permit holders in the province where they can raise queries and...
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