The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) released the timeline for the selection process of the Philippines’ nominees for the first ASEAN Mineral Awards (AMA) for the Recognition of Best Practices in Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Mineral Development.
In line with the President’s earlier pronouncement to lessen red tape and redundant requirements, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) issued a Circular removing the need for cement manufacturers and holders of Quarry and Industrial Sand and Gravel Permits to secure a Mineral Processing Permit (MPP). Read more: MPP no longer required for cement manufacturers
Geologists of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau- Central Office (MGB-CO) and Regional Offices (ROs) attended the 2017 Geoscience Workshop held last January 16-21, 2017 at Lima Park Hotel, Malvar, Batangas. The workshop was hosted by the Geosciences Division of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Region. Read more: MGB geologists hold 2017 Geoscience Workshop
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) presented its advocacy programs through a campus talk during a forum entitled, “Mga Usapin sa Yamang Mina: A Forum on Philippine Mining Policy Programs” held at Ateneo de Manila University, in connection with the 30th anniversary celebration of the 1987 Constitution of the Philippines. Read more: MGB presents advocacy programs on responsible mining
Personnel of the Environmental Crime Division (EnCD) of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) were recently deputized by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) as Deputy Environment and Natural Resources Officers thru the DENR Special Order No. 2017-47 dated January 30, 2017. Read more: NBI given broader power as environment officers