Tuguegarao City, Cagayan-The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) led the dismantling of various illegal mining equipment during a series of operations conducted against small-scale mining activities in Quezon town, Nueva Vizcaya province from July 27 to 29.
The joint operations which were carried out by MGB-Region 2, DENR Region 2, Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office-Nueva Vizcaya, Community Environment and Natural Resources Office-Aritao, National Bureau of Investigation-Region 2, Philippine National Police, and Armed Forces of the Philippines, in coordination with FCF Minerals Corporation, cracked down on ball mills, shafting, diesel engines, pulleys, and other equipment used in illegal small-scale mining activities at Barangay Runruno.
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan- Mines and Geosciences Bureau ROII Regional Director Engr. Mario A. Ancheta was named top MGB Director and among the six DENR Field Officials who were conferred the prestigious Environmental Awards for Governance and Leadership Excellence (EAGLE) Award for 2020.
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan- The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region II spearheaded a virtual pep talk on responsible mining conducted last July 7, 2021.