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MGB MIMAROPA holds leadership turnover ceremony

MGB Director Atty. Wilfredo G. Moncano officiates the MGB MIMAROPA Regional Director Turnover Ceremony for incoming Regional Director Glenn Marcelo C. Noble and outgoing OIC-Regional Director Edwin M. Mojares.

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA Region held its formal leadership turnover ceremony for incoming Regional Director Engr. Glenn Marcelo C. Noble and outgoing OIC-Regional Director Dr. Edwin M. Mojares, June 1, at the MGB MIMAROPA Conference Room.

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New DENR order seeks enhancement of biodiversity conservation, protection in mining operations

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) issued a new order which provides guidelines for responsible mining towards ensuring the protection and mitigation of the negative impacts on biodiversity, thereby promoting sustainable development and utilization of the country’s natural and mineral resources.

According to DENR Sec. Jim O. Sampulna, the DENR Administrative Order (DAO) No. 2022-04 or the “Enhancing Biodiversity Conservation and Protection in Mining Operations” will...

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INFOGRAPHICS: MIMAROPA minerals industry at a glance




Please visit these links for more information on the MIMAROPA minerals industry:

• Regional Minerals Industry at a Glance
• Regional/Provincial/Mining Company Profiles


MGB MIMAROPA conducts capacity building for LGUs, stakeholders in Palawan

Aimed at involving the citizenry in the protection and conservation of the country’s environment and natural resources, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) MIMAROPA Region spearheaded the Deputation Training for Mines and Capacity Building for Local Government Unit (LGU) permit holders in the Province of Palawan, May 26-27, in Puerto Princesa City.

Participants were oriented about the legal basis of the deputation of Environment and Natural Resources Officers, and the salient features...

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IN PHOTOS: Multi-partite monitoring of mining, mineral processing firms in Bataraza, Palawan

Members of the Multi-partite Monitoring Team for Rio Tuba Nickel Mining Corporation (RTNMC), Coral Bay Nickel Corporation (CBNC), and Graymont (Philippines) Inc. (GPI) conducted validation and ambient air and water sampling activities for the first and second quarters of 2022, respectively, May 16-21.

Inspection of CBNC’s hazardous waste storage

Inspection of RTNMC’s motorpool

Air and water quality sampling

MGB conducts training workshop on fundamentals of environmental sampling, field survey management

Technical personnel from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Central Office and Regional Offices participated in the hybrid Training Workshop on the Fundamentals of Environmental Sampling and Field Survey Management, May 4-6 and 10-11, via Microsoft Teams.

Three technical personnel from the Geosciences Division and Mine Safety, Environment, and Social Development Division of the MGB MIMAROPA Region attended this workshop which aims to standardize the sediment and water sampling protocols...

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