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.

BROOKE’S POINT LEGISLATORS URGED MGB-IVB TO ACT UPON THE ALLEGED ILLEGAL EXPLORATION OF MACROASIA CORPORATION MULTI-SECTORAL TEAM BARES FINDINGS ON INVESTIGATION

INTEX RESOURCES PHILIPPINES FURTHERS ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

A two-man field monitoring team from the Mine Environment and Safety Division (MESD) of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau IV-B conducted a validation/inspection of community project areas within the four exploration tenements of  Intex Resources Philippines, Inc.

MGB-MIMAROPA JOINS PILOT CAMPUS TOUR ON CLIMATE CHANGE ADVOCACY PROJECT

The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) MIMAROPA Regional Offices joined effort in undertaking the Regional Climate Change Advocacy Project through the Climate Change Campus Tour which was initially conducted in Calapan City’s Holy Infant Academy and Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology on September 17 and 18, 2014.

MGB LAYS OUT REHABILITATION PLAN FOR THE ABANDONED PQMI

 Anchored on the Philippine Development Plan 2011-2016 which set priorities on the “Conservation, Protection and Rehabilitation of the Environment and Natural Resources Towards Sustainable Development”, among others, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) committed itself to further monitor and guide the Philippine mining industry into ecologically balanced and sustainably productive mining environment.

CMDC’S SPILLAGE INCIDENT INDUCES SUSPENSION

 Responding to its regulatory function over all operating mines in the region, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau IV-B issued a corresponding suspension order relating to the June 5, 2014 spillage incident at the Pulot operation of Citinickel Mines and Development Corporation (CMDC) in Sofronio Española, Palawan.

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