Welcome to the Official Site of MGB Region IVB

Region IVB consists of the provinces of Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan tagged as MIMAROPA.

Relative to mining activities, Palawan is host to four large-scale mining companies such as Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corp, Coral Bay Nickel Corp, Berong Nickel Corp, and Citinickel Mines Development Corp wherein MGB IVB exercises full jurisdiction while providing necessary assistance to the rest of the provinces which cater to small-scale mining of gold, chromite, nickel, and copper, along with quarry operations.

MGB-MIMAROPA JOINS OTHER RDRRMC MEMBER-AGENCIES IN PDRA AND PDNA TRAINING

PQMI REHABILITATION PROJECT KICKS OFF

The rehabilitation project for the abandoned Palawan Quicksilver Mines, Inc. (PQMI)  in Barangay Sta. Lourdes, Puerto Princesa City formally commenced as the  Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office IV-B (MGB-IVB) and the City Government of Puerto Princesa City forged a Memorandum of Agreement for the undertaking at the Office of the City Mayor on January 27, 2015.

MGB LIFTS SUSPENSION ORDER VERSUS CMDC’S PULOT PROJECT

 Six months after Regional Suspension Order 2014-01 was issued against Citinickel Mines and Development Corporation’s (CMDC) Pulot Project following the June 5, 2014 spillage incident in company’s Sofronio Española operation, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau, through an Order dated December 22, 2014 by Director Leo L. Jasareno, finally lifted the said suspension after recommendations were made by MGB-Regional Office-IVB and other concerned government regulatory agencies that all pertinent conditions and requirements were complied with by the company.

PALAWAN MINING INDUSTRY AND STAKEHOLDERS LINK FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOLUTION

 The Palawan Council for Sustainable Development Staff (PCSDS) successfully spearheaded the conduct of a one-and-a-half-day Mining Forum which brought together the government, mining operators, and concerned stakeholders to harmonize all actions that will enhance protection of the society and biodiversity within the mining areas.

4th REGIONAL SMALL-SCALE MINING SUMMIT ADVANCES SMALL-SCALE MINING REFORMS

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