To help the province of Batanes in their construction activities particularly in their infrastructure development, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau ROII recently conducted identification and assessment of possible quarry/sand and gravel areas in municipalities of Basco and Sabtang, in the province.
The technical team which is headed by Engr. Mario A. Ancheta, OIC Regional Director, Engr. Raymond D. Carreon, Officer in Charge of Mine Management Division, Engr. Geoffrey V. Prado, Supervising Senior Science Research Specialist, Maribeth G. Tumaliuan, Mining Claims Examiner III, Lyndee Rose Basilio, Information Officer, and Czarina Reola, MGB embedded geologist in Batanes conducted said identification and assessment in the province.
To orient some “bantay quarry checkers “of the provincial government of Cagayan and some barangay officials of Tuguegarao, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. II recently conducted a lecture on the salient features of Republic Act No. 7942, otherwise known as Philippine Mining Act of 1995 held at MGB Conference hall,MGB Compound, Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan.
The Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) through the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) spearheaded the 1st National Information Convention last Feb. 19-21, 2018 at SMX Convention Center, Sm Lanang, Davao City.
With the theme: “Spurring Development and Empowering Communities through Information,” the convention was attended by over 2,000 information officers from National Government Agencies(NGAs) and Local Government Units (LGUs) across the Philippines.
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. II through its Administrative Officer V/ HRMO Ms. Imee Gatan- Agalos conducted a reorientation to its contractual employees regarding the Bureau’s policies and regulations in line with the omnibus rules of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) last January 18, 2017 at MGB Conference hall.
In observance of the fire prevention month, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. II hand in hand with Bureau of Fire Protection, conducted a fire prevention campaign last April 3, 2018 at MGB Conference Hall.
Bearing this year’s theme: “Ligtas na Pilipinas ang ating hangad, pag-iingat sa sunog ay sa sarili ipatupad,” aimed to increase awareness of MGB employees regarding fire safety and protection.