MGB-7 RESUMES CONDUCT OF SAFETY OFFICERS TRAINING / WORKSHOP FOR MINING / MINERAL PROCESSING COMPANIES
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Region 7 (MGB-7), through its Mine Safety and Health Section (MSHS) of the Mines Safety, Environment and Social Development Division (MSESDD) will resume the conduct of training workshops for safety officers / employees of the various mining/mineral processing companies in Region 7 starting on the 2nd Semester of 2016.
The technical staff of the Monitoring and Technical Services Section (MTSS) of the Mine Management Division (MMD) of MGB-7 came up with a Technical Paper entitled “Proposed Amendments for Streamlining of Procedural Requirements on the Declaration of “Minahang Bayan” per DAO 2015-03”. The Technical Paper was authored by Engrs. Edward S. Malahay (Engineer III), Ronnie B. Gierran (Engineer II) and Edgardo C. Loquellano (Supervising Science Research Specialist), all technical staff of MTSS. Engr. Raul A. Laput, the OIC, Mining Operations Officer and Chief of MMD was actively involved in the crafting of the Technical Paper.
An Exploration Permit (EP – 000001) was granted to Midan Corporation on April 26, 2016. This covers 844.012 hectares for the exploration of gold, etc. located at the Municipality of Santa Catalina, Negros Oriental. Processed by MGB-7, this EPis the first issued under the newly created MGB-Negros Island Region.
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office VII hosted the Workshop on Standardization of Procedures for Sub-Surface Hazard Assessment last May 24-26, 2016 held at the Alpa City Suites, Cebu. The workshop was conducted by personnel from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau-Central Office.
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