posted March 13, 2017 by Brenda Jocson
TUGUEGARAO, Cagayan—The Mines and Geosciences Bureau regional office here has clarified the continued operation of an Australian-Canadian miner in Nueva Vizcaya is “in accordance with the law.”
MGB Region 2 Director Mario Ancheta has reacted to misconceptions of some local government officials in Cagayan Valley questioning the continued transport of concentrated ore by the OceanaGold to Poro Point in La Union province.
With the theme:”Sustainable Development and Environmental Conservation for the Mining Sector of the Philippines”, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau and the technical division chiefs from its Regional Offices participated in the seminar spearheaded by the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) held last January 23, 2017 at New World Hotel, Makati.
JOGMEC is a Japan-based company on minerals and energy that was established last 2004 to assure a stable supply of oil, natural gas, mineral resources, coal and geothermal energy of Japan and the Philippines.
By: Lyndee Rose S. Basilio
The Finance and Administrative group finalizes their targets as well as the financial status of the Bureau for the year 2017 headed by OIC FAD Chief, Erlinda F. Catabay.
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. II (MGB ROII) recently conducted a regional programming workshop for the implementation of the 2017 Work and Financial Plan of the Office held at MGB Conference Hall last January 9-10, 2017.
The programming workshop aimed to prepare the technical staff as well as the support staff of the bureau on the implementation of their targets for 2017 before the bureau starts its activities for the year
The Dumagats/Agtasin Dinapigue, Isabela is one of the 110 indigenous tribes in the Philippines.
The household and population count of Dumagats cannot be ascertained by local government agencies due to apparent absence of public documents connected to them. A number of them are nomads- finding their way to the remotest lands in themountainous part of northern Isabela. Some of them find livelihood through hunting and fishing. The total land area of Dinapigue covers 97000 hectares. 98% of which is forest land while the rest is residential. As such, it houses a wide variety of wildlife, both flora and fauna.
With the effort of the bureau to properly implement the MGB Network layout, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Central Office convened the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Focal Persons from its Regional Offices last January 13, 2017 held at MGB Central Office, North Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City.
The coordination meeting was conducted to systematically plan the schedule of the contractor, and to finalize the proposed network layout of the various offices.