Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Regional Office No. XI in partnership with the Apex Mining Co., Inc. and coordination with the Ginhawa, Inc. hold a 2-day Seminar Workshop for Social Development Implementors in the Davao Region mining industry on March 9-10, 2016 at the Pinnacle Hotel and Suites, Davao City. It was the first time that the community workers met and interacted to address and revitalize the need for integral learning and psycho-social growth towards sustaining self and social development efforts.
Engrs. Joel N. Catulong, Fedelis S. Echavez and Bruce B. Santillan of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Regional Office No. XI presented their findings on the underground flooding incident in Diwalwal during the Kapehan sa NCCC hosted by the Philippine Information Agency, Region XI on March 4, 2016.
Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Regional Office No. XI issued two (2) Orders of Denial on March 1, 2016, Exploration Permit Application No EXPA 000265 XI filed by Dianna Lynn Y. Wong and Exploration Permit Application No. EXPA 000266 XI filed by Mae Ann Yenco, respectively. Each application covers a total area of one thousand two hundred seventy-three and 53/100 (1,273.53) hectares, situated within the Municipality of San Isidro, Province of Davao Oriental.
The two applications for Exploration Permit were denied in accordance with the Department Memorandum Order No. 2010-04 for non-compliance with certain requirements subject in the letters notice.
A total of Twenty two (22) applicants took the job examinations conducted by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau and Behavioral Dynamics Incorporated (BDI) on February 18, 2016 for the Eighteen (18) Vacant Positions. The scope of the examinations given were the Job Knowledge Test (JKT), Ethics Oriented Personality Test (EOPT), General Aptitutde Test (GAT) and Management Test (MT).
The Mining Engineering Society (MinES), a recognized organization of University of Southeastern Philippines whose members are Mining Engineering students hosted an Information, Education and Communication (IEC) campaign entitled “Mining 101 for Non-Mining: Responsible Rock and Mineral Industry’s Development” on February 12, 2016 at the University of Southeaster Philippines Social Hall. The event was participated by USEP Professors and Instructors, Student Council Officers, Speakers from different mining stakeholders, other invited guests and two hundred (200) students from different courses.
Tropical Depression Onyok downgraded to Low Pressure Area (LPA)
Source : 24 hour PAGASA Weather Forecast – 5:00AM December 19 to 5:00AM December 20. Visit the link https://pubfiles.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/tamss/weather/pf.pdf