Mining Thrives Again In 7th Engineers’ Convention

Equipped with the most recent mining technologies, innovations and accomplishments, the Mining Engineer’s Convention (MinEcon2022) commenced again for the seventh (7th) time. The event, themed as “Mining Engineer: Optimizing the Minerals Industry’s Socio-Economic Contribution,” was participated by Mining Engineers of Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. IV CALABARZON, together with their Regional Director Dondi continue reading : Mining Thrives Again In 7th Engineers’ Convention

Stakeholders Consultation of Island Quarry and Aggregates Corporation (IQAC) for its 4th Cycle Five (5) Year Social Development and Management Program (SDMP)

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region IV CALABARZON led by Ms. Rhoda M. Noble, Chief of Mine Safety, Environment, and Social Development Division attended the 5-year SDMP stakeholder’s consultation of IQAC on August 30, 2022, at Cafe Siena, Antipolo City Rizal for its Tenement covered by Mineral Production and Sharing Agreement (MPSA) Nos. 116-98-IV and continue reading : Stakeholders Consultation of Island Quarry and Aggregates Corporation (IQAC) for its 4th Cycle Five (5) Year Social Development and Management Program (SDMP)

MGB IV CALABARZON Conducts a 2-day Seminar-Workshop for Senior Citizens and Persons with Disabilities

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region IV CALABARZON conducted the CY 2022 Senior Citizens and Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Seminar Workshop on August 25 to 26, 2022 in Laiya, San Juan, Batangas.  The seminar complies with the provisions of the 2022 General Appropriations Act (GAA) on programs and projects related to senior citizens and differently-abled continue reading : MGB IV CALABARZON Conducts a 2-day Seminar-Workshop for Senior Citizens and Persons with Disabilities

Highlights of the 2nd Phase of the Sediment Source, Load, and Transport Audit within Marikina Riverbasin

Dr. Fernando P. Siringan from the Marine Environmental Research Foundation (MERF), Inc. presented the result of the 2nd and Final Phase of the Sediment Source, Load, and Transport Audit (SSLTA) in a meeting held on August 23, 2022, at the MGB Central Office Conference Room. The meeting was presided by MGB IV CALABARZON Regional Director continue reading : Highlights of the 2nd Phase of the Sediment Source, Load, and Transport Audit within Marikina Riverbasin

MGB IV Conducts 3-day Marathon SDMP Capacity Building Seminar/Workshop for CRO’s, LGU’s, and other Stakeholders

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region IV CALABARZON conducted a 3-day Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) Capacity Building Seminar/Workshop on July 7, 8 and 11, 2022 in the Province of Rizal.  The Capacity Building Seminar aims to harmonize, balance and raise awareness regarding the roles and responsibilities of the Community Relations Officer (CRO’s), Local continue reading : MGB IV Conducts 3-day Marathon SDMP Capacity Building Seminar/Workshop for CRO’s, LGU’s, and other Stakeholders

No Illegal Mining Activities in Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Area

Following the Joint Manifesto urging the cancellation of the three Mineral Production Sharing Agreements (MPSAs) due to the alleged illegal mining/quarrying operation within the Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Landscape (UMRBPL), RD Sarmiento reiterated in an interview with Mr. Cesar Chavez of Metro Manila Ngayon News Program of DZRH on June 21, 2022, that the continue reading : No Illegal Mining Activities in Upper Marikina River Basin Protected Area

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