MGB IV-CALABARZON conducts inventory of the LGU Issued – Mining Permits in the Province of Quezon

Committed to the proper implementation of existing mining and environmental laws, rules and regulations, two technical personnel of Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Regional Office (RO) No. IV-CALABARZON, along with representatives from the Provincial Mining Regulatory Board (PMRB) – Quezon, conducted an inventory of the Local Government Issued – Mining Permits in the Province of continue reading : MGB IV-CALABARZON conducts inventory of the LGU Issued – Mining Permits in the Province of Quezon

Rizal Province’s non-metallic production value plunges 35.80% in CY 2020

The highest production of quarry resources was recorded in CY 2019. The Province of Rizal’s non-metallic production value posted a double-digit growth of 29.28%. However, the Province suffered a major setback in CY 2020, wherein a hefty contraction of 35.80% was recorded, the lowest growth rate in the last five years (Figure 1). Figure 1. continue reading : Rizal Province’s non-metallic production value plunges 35.80% in CY 2020

MGB IV Attends “Not Business as Usual: Increasing the Capacity of MSMEs and Cooperatives” hosted by the NDRRMC

A webinar hosted by NDRMMC entitled “Not Business as Usual: Increasing the Capacity of MSMEs and Cooperatives” was held last September 7, 2021. NDRRMC invited resource speakers from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), Cooperative Development Authority (CDA), and from private organizations i.e., Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation Incorporated and the Private Sector Alliance for continue reading : MGB IV Attends “Not Business as Usual: Increasing the Capacity of MSMEs and Cooperatives” hosted by the NDRRMC

MGB IV Conducts Geological Hazard Investigation of the Reported Sinkholes and Fissuring in Taal, Batangas

A geological hazard investigation was conducted on July 28, 2021 by the technical personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau IV-CALABARZON (MGB IV-CALABARZON) on the reported Sinkholes and Fissuring in Barangays of Laguile, Apacay and Latag in Taal, Batangas. The investigation was conducted as per request of the Office of Civil Defense IV-CALABARZON (OCD IV-CALABARZON). continue reading : MGB IV Conducts Geological Hazard Investigation of the Reported Sinkholes and Fissuring in Taal, Batangas

MGB IV conducts Geological Hazard Investigation of the Reported Landslides in Calatagan, Batangas

A geological hazard investigation was conducted on July 29, 2021 by the technical personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau IV-CALABARZON (MGB IV-CALABARZON) on the reported landslides in Barangay Luya, Calatagan, Batangas. Two (2) landslides located along a road cut were identified at Sitio Ibaba, Barangay Luya, Calatagan, Batangas which occurred after the July 24, continue reading : MGB IV conducts Geological Hazard Investigation of the Reported Landslides in Calatagan, Batangas

MGB Conducts Gender Sensitivity Workshop, and Discussion on SDMP/CDP and Geohazards in Calatagan, Batangas

In line with the 2021 Women’s Month Celebration, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau IV CALABARZON conducted a two (2) – day Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Campaign on Gender and Development (GAD) entitled “We Make Change Work for Women” Juana: Mga Dapat Alamin on July 22-23, 2021. Lectures/workshop on Gender Sensitivity and topics regarding 2-year continue reading : MGB Conducts Gender Sensitivity Workshop, and Discussion on SDMP/CDP and Geohazards in Calatagan, Batangas

MGB IV CALABARZON conducts Geological Assessment of Minahang Bayan in Tagkawayan, Quezon

Six personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau IV-CALABARZON conducted geological verification and assessment of a proposed Minahang Bayan (small-scale mining area) in Brgy. Mapulot, Tagkawayan, Quezon on June 15-29, 2021 to determine if the area is technically and economically viable for small-scale mining operations. The said activity aims to determine areas where the minerals continue reading : MGB IV CALABARZON conducts Geological Assessment of Minahang Bayan in Tagkawayan, Quezon

MGB Conducts Social Development and Management Program Seminar and Workshop for Community Relations Officers

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau IV CALABARZON provided a seminar and workshop for Concrete Stone Corporation, operator of Blue Rock Aggregates Corporation, on the Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) guidelines, pursuant to DAO 2010-21, to help enhance the skills and knowledge of the company’s Community Relations Officers (CRO) on the effective implementation and monitoring continue reading : MGB Conducts Social Development and Management Program Seminar and Workshop for Community Relations Officers

TROPICAL STORM DANTE (CHOI-WAN)

As per advisory from PAGASA, at 10:00 am today, the center of the eye of Tropical Storm “DANTE” was located at 115 km Southeast of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro (12.8°N, 122.0°E) with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h near the center, gustiness up to 90 km/h, and central pressure of 1000 hPa. Areas in CALABARZON Region included in continue reading : TROPICAL STORM DANTE (CHOI-WAN)