SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 1 has issued a suspension order to all quarry and industrial sand and gravel operations in the Region on September 24, 2018. This is in view of the landslide incidents occurred in Naga City, Cebu and Itogon, Benguet. MGB Director Atty. Wilfredo G. Moncano directed the eight (8) regional offices (Region I, III, IV-CALABARZON, V, VII, X, XII and XIII) to suspend operations for fifteen (15) days, pending to the conduct of safety and geohazard assessment of the surrounding communities to prevent similar landslide incident from happening. ###