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 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.

MM4RP INITIATES IEC CAMPAIGN FOR MARINDUQUE CLERGY

Working on their vision as the prime mover for clearer understanding and wider acceptance of the mining and minerals industry in the MIMAROPA Region, the MIMAROPA Mines for Real Progress (MM4RP) conducted its first Fundamentals of Responsible Minerals Development (FRMD) Seminar before the clergies of the  Diocese of Boac at the Boac Cathedral on June 9, 2014.

APPRENTICES GET RIGID WORKOUT FROM MGB-MIMAROPA GEOLOGISTS

Four Geology students from the Partido State University in Camarines Sur undertakes thorough training under the MGB-MIMAROPA’s Geosciences Division.

Dr. Edwin Mojares, the Division’s OIC formally welcomed the apprentices in an orientation session held early this month to commence their 240-hour training which is also being conducted as part of the Regional Office’s Youth Program.

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