Province of Rizal Topped the CALABARZON Mining Industry With 82% of the Total Output Value in CY 2021

In the CALABARZON mining sector, the province of Rizal contributed the greatest percentage of total output value among the five provinces in the area, accounting for a hefty 82% of total output value.  Batangas came in second with 15%, followed by Quezon with 3% then, Cavite and Laguna with a trivial share (Figure 1). Figure continue reading : Province of Rizal Topped the CALABARZON Mining Industry With 82% of the Total Output Value in CY 2021

The Effect Of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Industrial Mineral Production Value In CALABARZON

The CALABARZON region grew gradually from 2016 to 2019 but had a large drop from 2019 to 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country.  Industrial mineral output flopped to PhP 2.2 Billion in CY 2020, down from PhP 3.7 Billion in CY 2019. As the economy rebounded in CY 2021, industrial mineral output increased, continue reading : The Effect Of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Industrial Mineral Production Value In CALABARZON

MGB IV Conducts Gender and Development Seminar entitled “Mainstreaming Gender and Development, Key to Effective Communal Partnership” in Rosario, Cavite

Conforming with the 2022 Women’s Month Celebration, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau IV CALABARZON connducted a two (2) day Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Campaign on Gender and Development (GAD) entitled Mainstreaming Gender And Development – Key to Effective Communal Partnership on March 30-31, 2022. The activity, organized in collaboration with VIL Mines, Inc., was continue reading : MGB IV Conducts Gender and Development Seminar entitled “Mainstreaming Gender and Development, Key to Effective Communal Partnership” in Rosario, Cavite

Capacity Building on the Implementation of Environment and Natural Resources Laws, Rules and Regulations, Workshop on the Identification of Hotspot Areas and Strategies to Address Threats in Protected Areas and Forest Land

Armed with the vision of determinedly seeking ways of laying the grounds for the promotion of sustainable mining, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Regional Office (RO) No. IV CALABARZON, represented by Engr. Norberto L. Manlapas, Jr., Mining Tenement Evaluation Section Chief, imparted invaluable knowledge and expertise on mineral resource management services to participants of continue reading : Capacity Building on the Implementation of Environment and Natural Resources Laws, Rules and Regulations, Workshop on the Identification of Hotspot Areas and Strategies to Address Threats in Protected Areas and Forest Land

MGB CALABARZON AND MGB MIMAROPA Conduct Joint Consultative Meeting On Mining Concerns In CALABARZON and MIMAROPA

As the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) gears anew to the stabilization of the mining industry amid the pandemic, the MGB Regional Office No. IV CALABARZON, in collaboration with MGB MIMAROPA Region, organized a joint consultative meeting to ensure rigorous dialogue on abounding issues and concerns confronted by the mining companies with regard to their continue reading : MGB CALABARZON AND MGB MIMAROPA Conduct Joint Consultative Meeting On Mining Concerns In CALABARZON and MIMAROPA

MGB IV-A Personnel participate in the Security Awareness Seminar hosted by the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency IV-A

In an effort to strengthen the coordination between government instrumentalities relative to national security, particularly on intelligence collection, counterintelligence and anti-terrorism measures in the CALABARZON Region, the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency (NICA) Regional Office No. IV-CALABARZON conducted a Security Awareness Seminar on 10-11 March 2022 for the personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) continue reading : MGB IV-A Personnel participate in the Security Awareness Seminar hosted by the National Intelligence Coordinating Agency IV-A

MINES AND GEOSCIENCES BUREAU STAKEHOLDER’S FORUM ENTITLED “KNOW MINE, KNOW LIFE: ELEVATING THE MISSION OF RESPONSIBLE MINING

“Truly, the work of a miner does not begin and end in the mine.” A fitting close from Engr. Nonita S. Caguioa, Assistant Secretary for Finance, Information Systems and Mining Concerns, to wrap up the two-day well-attended virtual Stakeholder’s Forum, wherein transformative plans in elevating the nationwide mission of responsible mining and sustainable development were continue reading : MINES AND GEOSCIENCES BUREAU STAKEHOLDER’S FORUM ENTITLED “KNOW MINE, KNOW LIFE: ELEVATING THE MISSION OF RESPONSIBLE MINING

MGB IV participates in the Writeshop for MGB Core Group of Trainors for the Small-Scale Mining Sector

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), as the government’s focal agency on the formalization of small-scale mining in the Philippines, is mandated to implement an orderly and systematic disposition of small-scale mining areas and to regulate the small-scale mining industry with the view to encourage the growth and productivity of the miners. In line with continue reading : MGB IV participates in the Writeshop for MGB Core Group of Trainors for the Small-Scale Mining Sector

MGB IV Geologists participate in the 2022 Virtual Geoscience Workshop

In an effort to strengthen the geosciences programs of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), Geologists and GIS Specialists of MGB IV CALABARZON participated in the annual five-day workshop virtually hosted by MGB Central Office through the Lands Geological Survey Division (LGSD) from February 7 to February 11, 2022. The 2022 Virtual Geoscience Workshop is continue reading : MGB IV Geologists participate in the 2022 Virtual Geoscience Workshop

Know MINE, Know LIFE : Elevating the Mission of Responsible Mining

Let us elevate the mission of responsible mining together in the upcoming Virtual Stakeholders’ Forum happening from Feb. 10-11, 2022. Join us as Mines & Geosciences Bureau (MGB) brings together partners and stakeholders from the mining industry, national and local government bodies, academe, media, civil society, and more in a 2-day event to tackle the continue reading : Know MINE, Know LIFE : Elevating the Mission of Responsible Mining