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MIMAROPA mining, mineral processing firms bag 2020 Presidential Award

Screenshot from the Awarding Ceremony via the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Official Facebook Page

Four companies based in the Province of Palawan bagged the prestigious 2020 Presidential Mineral Industry Environmental Award (PMIEA), Best Mining Forest Contest, and Safest Mines Awards in recognition of their environmentally and socially responsible mining and mineral processing operations.

Berong Nickel Corporation (BNC) and Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corporation (RTNMC) were hailed as 2020...

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MGB MIMAROPA assesses proposed river dredging zones in OccMin

Conduct of interview with a local resident concerning the flood occurrences, flood duration, and flood intensities caused by the swelling/overflowing of Malugao River, Paluan. Also shown in this photo is a natural sand bar deposited by the opposing forces of ocean waves and river current.

A team from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA Region and the Provincial Government of Occidental Mindoro carried out the delineation of proposed river dredging zones (RDZ) in the province of...

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Palawan mining firm kicks off final stretch to achieve goal of planting 5M trees

As a showcase of the company’s environment protection programs and efforts to “keep Palawan green,” Bataraza-based Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corporation (RTNMC) held the ceremonial planting of the first of the remaining 900,000 trees to complete its goal of planting five million trees in Brgy. Rio Tuba.                              

RTNMC, a Nickel Asia Corporation (NAC) subsidiary, has a record of about 4.1 million surviving trees planted in various areas covered by its mine rehabilitation and...

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MGB MIMAROPA participates in workshop on CY 2020 Audit of Regional Monitoring System results

Technical personnel from the Mine Management Division (MMD) and Mine Safety, Environment, and Social Development Division (MSESDD) of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA Region joined their counterparts from the MGB Central and Regional Offices for the “Workshop on the Results of the CY 2020 Audit of Regional Monitoring System, and Other Related Matters” via Microsoft Teams, April 19-23.

MMD and MSESDD personnel discussed in the breakout sessions the 2019 audit findings and...

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MGB MIMAROPA joins Earth Day 2021 celebration

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA Region joins the nation celebrating Earth Day 2021 on April 22.

This year’s celebration, with the theme "Doing our Fair Share to Restore the Earth," highlights the importance for every Filipino from all sectors of the society to play an active role in addressing climate change and other environmental issues amid the global health crisis.

"From individuals to communities, we can all be part of the solution in addressing climate change and many...

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MGB MIMAROPA recommended for ISO 9001:2015 recertification

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA Region has been recommended for recertification of its ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System by SOCOTEC Certification Philippines, Inc.

Following the virtual audit conducted on February 26, 2021, the management system of the MGB MIMAROPA Region – covering its Office of the Regional Director, Geosciences Division; Mine Management Division; Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division; and Finance and Administrative Division – has...

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