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Groundbreaking ceremony of MGB multi-purpose building
Mines and Geosciences Bureau, April 24, 2012

The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) multi-purpose building was conducted on 18 April 2012. 

Present during the simple ceremony were Alfredo C. Camacho, OIC-Chief, Administrative Division; Leopoldo T. Virtucio, Executive Officer, Bids and Awards Committee Secretariat;  Engr. Guillerma P. Garcia, General Services Section; and Mr. Kit Valenzuela representing Solid Rock Construction.

The ceremony included the  “padugo” which, according to Filipino tradition, will bring luck and stability to the building.
The realization of the construction of the building was thru the initiative and leadership of MGB Director Leo L. Jasareno. Once completed, the building will house the MGB library, a fitness room, a conference/training hall, among others.

Mr. Alfredo C. Camacho, OIC-Chief of the MGB’s Administrative Division (2nd from the right) during the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the  Mines and Geosciences Bureau  Multi-purpose Building last  April 18, 2012.

By:  Administrative Division

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