MENU

COVID Advisory icon 2

Photo Release

PRESS RELEASE


Sustainable mining highlighted in MGB’s SHES Manual

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) developed a Safety and Health, Environment, and Social Development and Management (SHES) Manual – the requirements of which are inclined with the principle of sustainable development that is both pro-people and pro-environment.

Issued through MGB Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2021-006, the SHES Manual shall serve as guide for Mining Contractors/Permit Holders/Permittees in the development of project specific SHES management practices, particularly in...

Read more ...

MGB MIMAROPA capacitates permit holders in Palawan

MGB MIMAROPA technical personnel with the participating permit holders in the province of Palawan.

In an ongoing effort to capacitate permit holders of mining permits issued by local government units (LGUs), the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA Region conducted a capacity building for small-scale miners/sand and gravel (SAG)/quarry permit holders in the province of Palawan, June 16, 2021, via the Zoom application.

The said activity also provided the participating permit holders...

Read more ...

#MineResponsibility MGB sets 2021 Stakeholders’ Forum

(From the Official Facebook Page of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau)

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) is set to hold an online stakeholders’ forum titled, “Understanding Recent Policy Issuances Relating to Mining,” on June 8-9, 2021, via the Zoom application.

The said virtual forum aims to heighten the awareness of various mining industry stakeholders on recent mining policies issued by the MGB.

All interested participants are requested to register online in the MGB Participant's...

Read more ...

UPDATES


MGB conducts virtual training to strengthen communications in the new normal

In line with the Bureau’s initiatives to promote its programs and activities for the protection of the environment and communities, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) led the conduct of the virtual training on “Strengthening Communications to a Better Normal” via the Zoom platform, July 13-16, 2021.

Participated by information officers, economists, information technology officers, planning officers, and administrative personnel from the MGB Central and Regional Offices, this activity...

Read more ...

MGB MIMAROPA spearheads trainings on deputation for ENROs for Mines in Palawan, Occidental Mindoro

Technical personnel from the Mine Management Division of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA Region spearheaded the trainings on the Deputation of Environment and Natural Resources Officers (ENROs) for Mines in the provinces of Palawan and Occidental Mindoro, June 2 and 3, 2021, via the Zoom application.

The said undertaking seeks to minimize, if not totally eradicate, illegal mining and other related activities through the deputation of willing individuals as Deputy ENROS for...

Read more ...

MGB MIMAROPA, Palawan State U host webinar to tackle mining concerns in MIMAROPA Region

Engr. Alvin Requimin together with participants from Palawan State University during the webinar on the MIMAROPA minerals industry.

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA Region and Palawan State University (PSU) Graduate School collaborated to tackle various mining concerns in the Region through the webinar “Philippine Mining Laws: Implementation and Environmental Implication in Palawan,” May 29, via the Google Meet application.

This webinar, participated by students from PSU,...

Read more ...