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

MGB IV Issues Threat Advisory on Landslide Prone Area in San Juan, Batangas

Landslide warnings up at Sitio Dau, Brgy. Laiya-Aplaya, San Juan, Batangas after a team of MGB RO No. IV-CALABARZON’s geologists led by Supervising Geologist Fidel R. Zepeda together with Mr. Alen Clyde A. Canlas and Ms. Franzelle Alaine A. Empig, noted an impending threat of landslide thereat. Based on the results of the assessment conducted continue reading : MGB IV Issues Threat Advisory on Landslide Prone Area in San Juan, Batangas

MGB IV Conducts IEC Campaign for Members of Sangguiniang Bayan of San Juan, Batangas

Technical Personnel from MGB IV CALABARZON led by OIC-RD Dondi M. Sarmiento conducted an IEC Campaign on the Salient Provisions of Republic Act No. 7942, otherwise known as the “Philippine Mining Act of 1995,” and its Implementing Rules and Regulations, to the members of Sangguniang Bayan (SB) of San Juan, Batangas on October 13, 2021. continue reading : MGB IV Conducts IEC Campaign for Members of Sangguiniang Bayan of San Juan, Batangas

MGB IV Conducts IEC Campaign for Small Scale Miners in Buenavista, Quezon

In line with MGB RO No. IV-CALABARZON’s thrust to establish linkages and strengthen ties with various stakeholders, an Information, Education and Communication Campaign on the pertinent provisions of Republic Act Nos. 7942 and 7076 and Department of Environment and Natural Resources Administrative Order (DAO) Nos. 2010-21 and 2015-03 was conducted for small-scale mining operations on continue reading : MGB IV Conducts IEC Campaign for Small Scale Miners in Buenavista, Quezon

MGB IV Conducts IEC on the Assessment and Evaluation of Mining Operations for BS Mining Engineering Students of UP Diliman

The academe, with its commitment to provide effective remote learning activities amid the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, reached out to different mining companies as well as related and allied government offices for the latter to give brief talks and/or provide alternative academic learning materials (i.e., promotional videos and virtual tours), in lieu of the mine continue reading : MGB IV Conducts IEC on the Assessment and Evaluation of Mining Operations for BS Mining Engineering Students of UP Diliman

MGB IV Conducts Paralegal Training for Environment and Natural Resources Officers of DENR IV

To further capacitate and sharpen proficiencies of the deputized and prospective Environment and Natural Resources Officers (ENROs) about existing environmental laws, rules and regulations, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office (RO) No. IV-CALABARZON lent a hand to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) RO No. IV-CALABARZON in the recently concluded paralegal training continue reading : MGB IV Conducts Paralegal Training for Environment and Natural Resources Officers of DENR IV

Groundwater Resource and Vulnerability Assessments in Pila Watershed

For the year 2021, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region IV CALABARZON conducted a series of Groundwater Resource and Vulnerability Assessments in Pila Watershed which covers the municipalities of Nagcarlan, Santa Cruz, Pila and Victoria, all located in the province of Laguna. The assessments included groundwater well and spring inventory, in-situ water quality testing, continue reading : Groundwater Resource and Vulnerability Assessments in Pila Watershed