MGB-7 reviews records of mining companies, contractors, individuals for Presidential Mineral Industry Environment Awards and other recognitions
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB), in collaboration with the Philippine Mine Safety and Environment Association (PMSEA), will bestow the Presidential Mineral Industry Environment Awards (PMIEA), Safest Mines Awards to mining contractors.
In the hope to minimize damage and achieve zero casualties, disaster-control and environment agencies call on local government units to review the geohazard maps and execute preventive measures as the threat of La Nina looms.
Having a staunch anti-irresponsible mining advocate as an incoming environment secretary, Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Central Visayas (MGB-7) vows to be more stringent in the implementation of the mining laws.
Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Regional Office VII (MGB 7) Identified Possible Site for “Minahang Bayan” Within the Province of Cebu
A team composed of technical personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau, DENR-Region VII, conducted a joint preliminary verification in Brgy. Cogon Cruz, DanaoCity, CebuProvince on October 16, 2015. The verified site is situated at geographic coordinates 10° 30ʹ 44.7ʺ north latitude and 123° 59ʹ 30.0ʺ east longitude with an area of about 19.8888 hectares which is about four (4) aerial kilometers west southwest of Danao City proper. It is accessible by a paved barangay road from the city going to upland and interior barangays of Danao City then to about five hundred (500) meters foot trails to reach the site.
- MGB-7 RESUMES CONDUCT OF SAFETY OFFICERS TRAINING / WORKSHOP FOR MINING / MINERAL PROCESSING COMPANIES
- PROPOSAL TO STREAMLINE THE PROCEDURES IN THE DECLARATION OF A “MINAHANG BAYAN” AREA.
- MGB-NIR ISSUED AN EXPLORATION PERMIT IN NEGROS ORIENTAL
- MGB REGION VII HOSTS WORKSHOP ON STANDARDIZATION OF PROCEDURES FOR SUBSIDENCE HAZARD ASSESSMENT