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New MGBEA members take oath
- Friday, 16 October 2020

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Newly minted elected officers of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Employees Association Region 1 Chapter took oath before MGB-1 Regional Director Carlos A. Tayag and was witnessed by MGB-1 Division Chiefs last October 12, 2020. The election was held on October 5, 2020 which was conducted by the Election Committee (ELECOM). The election was done virtually as the members...
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MGB-1 receives alcohol donation from San Miguel Corporation and Northern Cement Corporation
- Tuesday, 06 October 2020

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau received 25 gallons of alcohol for sanitation and disinfection purposes from the San Miguel Corporation and Northern Cement Corporation on October 2, 2020. The donation was received by MGB 1 Regional Director Carlos A. Tayag. He expressed his gratitude to the generous act of the two companies who have been partners in helping people in adapting to the new normal during...
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MGB 1 discusses results of Geohazard Mapping and Hydrological Survey along Daang Kalikasan in Stakeholders Consultative Meeting
- Tuesday, 22 September 2020

MANGATAREM, Pangasinan – During the Stakeholders Consultative Meeting held last September 18, 2020 at the Manleluag Spring Protected Landscape, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 1 presented the results of the conducted Geohazard Mapping and Hydrological Survey along Daang Kalikasan on June 15-24, 2020. The said meeting was attended by various stakeholders and partner agencies...
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MGB 1 employees gets health check on Annual Physical Examination
- Monday, 14 September 2020

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Employees of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 have undergone Annual Physical Examination (APE) from September 1-11, 2020 at the Lorma Medical Center as part of the health and wellness program of the office. The APE is an opportunity to check on one’s overall health status and further examine ongoing pain, symptoms and other health concerns. Laboratory test...
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MGB-1 conducts virtual IEC workshop on VRA
- Thursday, 27 August 2020

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 conducted its first virtual Training-Workshop on Understanding Risk Exposure Maps with the municipality of Naguilian, La Union last August 25, 2020 via Zoom app. MGB Region 1 continues conducting these workshops during the new normal while practicing safety precautions. OIC Geosciences Division Chief Vilma Vecino thanked the...
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MGB 1 distributes facemasks and alcohol to employees
- Wednesday, 26 August 2020

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Employees of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 received boxes of surgical facemasks and bottles of alcohol as part of the MGB-1’s safety precautions against COVID 19. Face shields were also procured by the office and will be distributed as well. 75% of the workforce have been reporting back to work while practicing health and safety protocols in the time of new...
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MOA ON QUARRY CHANNEL INKED
- Tuesday, 18 August 2020

On 14 August 2020, a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the establishment of a quarry channel at the upstream portion of the Bued River was inked between the DENR-EMB-MGB and various industrial sand and gravel permit holders in Rosario, La Union.
 
The MOA is a product of continuous engagement and consultation with the permit holders. It is a realization of the DENR’s agenda of bringing in a new order in...
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MGB-1 grants permit to Bauang ISAG
- Tuesday, 18 August 2020

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 approved and issued an Industrial Sand and Gravel (ISAG) Permit to Mr. Julius Joseph Dumpit last August 13, 2020. This was after satisfactorily completing the requirements consistent with the Republic Act No. 7942 or the Philippine Mining Act of 1995 and its Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations. The ISAG is located at Central...
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