Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic to Non-metallic Production in Region IV CALABARZON

CALABARZON’s overall production of non-metallic commodities has fallen by 50% in the 2nd quarter of CY 2020 compared to the previous quarter of the same year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mining operations were suddenly halted by the Enhanced Community Quarantine enacted on March 16, 2020, and only resumed in the middle of May 2020. continue reading : Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic to Non-metallic Production in Region IV CALABARZON

8 Nabbed at NBI-MGB-DENR Operations in Talisay, Batangas

Representatives from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region IV CALABARZON, together with those from the National Bureau of Investigation – Environmental Crime Division (NBI-EnCD) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Environmental Protection and Enforcement Task Force (DENR-EPETF), apprehended eight individuals for illegal mining within Brgy. Banga, Talisay, Batangas on December 16, continue reading : 8 Nabbed at NBI-MGB-DENR Operations in Talisay, Batangas