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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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MGB 1 conducts MRFC meetings
- Wednesday, 24 March 2021

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau I proceeded with the for the Mine Rehabilitation Fund Committee (MRFC) with several permit holders. MGB 1 Regional Director Carlos Tayag presided the meetings held this March 2021.

Last March 16, 2021, MRFC-HMDC conducted a special meeting regarding the Review and evaluation of the Final Mine Rehabilitation and/or Decommissioning Plan at the Blue Marlin Resort.

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MGB Region 1 congratulates newly promoted employees
- Monday, 22 March 2021

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – Two (2) newly promoted employees of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 1 took their oath of office this March 2021.
 
Ms. Vilma A. Viceno (promoted as Chief Geologist under the Geosciences Division) took her Oath of Office through a virtual ceremony on March 9, 2021 conducted by the DENR Central Office. Secretary Roy A. Cimatu administered the ceremonial...
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