MGB XI REACTIVATES ITS OPERATION CENTER FOR TD “CRISING”

MGB XI reactivated its Operation Center on May 13, 2021 composed of the Regional Director Jasper Alberto H. Lascano and our technical personnel from Geosciences Division and Mine Safety and Health Section to monitor the landfall of TD Crising. Geohazard Advisories were issued to mining companies and Local Government Units. List of geohazard prone areas continue reading : MGB XI REACTIVATES ITS OPERATION CENTER FOR TD “CRISING”

MGB XI Issues Letter of Notices and Orders of Denials

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau RXI issues fifteen (15) Letter-notices, and four (4) Orders of Denial to Exploration Permit applications for non-compliance of the requirements for the grant of mining tenements. The Office observes the strict implementation of Three (3) Letters-Notice Policy pursuant to DENR Memorandum Order No. 2010-04 or the “Reforms in the Department continue reading : MGB XI Issues Letter of Notices and Orders of Denials

A REFRESHER COURSE ON SAND AND GRAVEL & SMALL SCALE MINING LAWS, ENFORCEMENT, AND IMPLEMENTATION PROCEDURES

The Mines and Geo-sciences Bureau (MGB)- XI  successfully conducted on April 30, 2021 a one-day refresher course on relevant laws and Department Memorandum Circulars governing the Sand and Gravel Extractions and Small Scale Mining regulations as well as procedures on the investigation, seizure, confiscation, and disposition of illegal mining operations for its twelve (12) embedded continue reading : A REFRESHER COURSE ON SAND AND GRAVEL & SMALL SCALE MINING LAWS, ENFORCEMENT, AND IMPLEMENTATION PROCEDURES

Groundwater Resource and Vulnerability Assessment and Geo-resistivity Survey

            The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XI has completed the conduct of Groundwater Resources and Vulnerability Assessment and Geo-resistivity Survey of Digos City and Municipality of Padada, Davao del Sur from February 8, 2021 to April 17, 2021. The team was headed by Supervising Geologist Herbert T. Villano together with Sr. Geologist continue reading : Groundwater Resource and Vulnerability Assessment and Geo-resistivity Survey

MGB XI hosted a Virtual IEC Campaign on “Understanding Geohazards” to Youth

  MGB XI hosted the conduct of IEC on “Understanding Geohazards”.  Opening remarks was being delivered by Atty. Rosario Ninfa Dumagan III, Attorney III with concurrent capacity as the OIC, Finance and Administration Division in behalf of the Regional Director.  Supervising Geologist Herbert T. Villano presented the IEC on “Understanding Geohazards” to eighty-seven (87) Science, continue reading : MGB XI hosted a Virtual IEC Campaign on “Understanding Geohazards” to Youth