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The Mine Management Division (MMD) shall undertake initial evaluation of mining and mining-related applications,

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The Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division (MSESDD) shall conducts the evaluation and monitoring

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The Geosciences Division (GSD) shall undertake land and marine geoscientific surveys, including mineral exploration,

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MGB ROXIII participates in DOST-NAST Training-Workshop on Writing and Presenting Research Proposals Towards Building Science Culture in Caraga Region

Personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII participated in the Training-Workshop on Writing and Presenting Research Proposals Towards Building Science Culture in Caraga Region conducted by the Department of Science and Technology Caraga, National Academy of Science and Technology and Outstanding Young Scientists, Inc. on July 28 to 29, 2016 at

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2016 Environment Month Celebration: Going the extra mile in intensifying environmental preservation

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII, in partnership with the Caraga Mine Environmental Management Council (CMEMC), went the extra mile in the celebration of the 2016 Environment Month by conducting a series of activities on June 13-17 and 29-30, 2016. The lined-up activities aimed to intensify public awareness of environmental preservation and

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MGB ROXIII IEC Campaign on 1:10, 000 scale geohazard maps: Promoting a Culture of Safety

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII commenced its Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Campaign of the 1:10, 000 scale geohazard maps and the presentation of the highlights of the Results of the 1:10K Geohazard Mapping and Assessment in the whole Province of Dinagat Islands and part of the Province of Agusan del

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LIST OF VACANT POSITION IN GOVERNMENT OFFICE

LIST OF VACANT POSITION IN GOVERNMENT OFFICE (Announced pursuant to Republic Act No. 7041)   Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6

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MGB conducts Training on Web Migration and Development Using Joomla 3.0X Web Template

Pursuant to DENR Administrative Order No. 39 which mandates government agencies to migrate to the Government Web Hosting Service (GWHS) of the Department of Science and Technology-Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO), the Mines and Geosciences Bureau conducted the Training on Web Migration and Development Using Joomla 3.0x Web Template on May 24 to 27,

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MGB ROXIII-GSD team conducts Geologic Quadrangle Mapping

In line with this year’s target of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau, personnel of MGB ROXIII-Geosciences Division participated in the Workshop on the Standardization of Methodologies for the Geologic Quadrangle Mapping of Region 3 conducted by MGB Central Office on March 7 to 10, 2016 at the Contemporary Hotel in Manila. The workshop aimed to

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MGB ROXIII-GSD personnel conduct Vulnerability and Risk Assessment, Groundwater Resource Assessment and Geohazard Identification Survey

Personnel of the Geosciences Division of Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 13 conducted the Vulnerability and Risk Assessment, Groundwater Resource Assessment and Geohazard Identification Survey on April 14 to 30, 2016 in the Province of Surigao del Sur. On April 14, 2016, the GSD team paid a courtesy call on the Local Government

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MGB ROXIII Earth Month Celebration: A commitment to green living and sustainable development

In line with the 2016 Earth Month Celebration, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII conducted a two-day activity on April 28 and 29, 2016 to mark the occasion. With the theme “Trees for the Earth,” this year’s observance encourages partnership of people from all walks of life and intensifies environmental campaigns to

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MGB ROXIII and Appropriate Experts continue 2016 ASDMP cluster deliberations

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII, together with national line agencies and non-government organizations as Appropriate Experts, continued to deliberate over the 2016 Annual Social Development and Management Program (ASDMP) of Caraga mining companies on April 20 to 22, 2016 at the MGB Training Center in Surigao City. The deliberations of the

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Training for MAVISSMA Small-Scale Miners with Trainers from APEX Mining Co., Inc.

In compliance to the MGB Programs/Projects/Activities (P/P/As) on Small-Scale Mining, a Training for Masabong Village Small-Scale Miners Association (MAVISSMA) on Rescue, Safety and Environmental Protection was conducted last April 20-22, 2016 at Sitio Masabong, Bayugan 3, Rosario, Agusan del Sur. The training was participated by 26 miners of MAVISSMA. The trainers composed of the Technical

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MGB ROXIII takes part in the 2016 Women’s Month Culminating Program

Personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII took part in the 2016 Women’s Month Culminating Program spearheaded by the Regional Development Council – Gender and Development Coordinating Committee (RDC-GADCC) on March 31, 2016 at the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) grounds in Butuan City. With the theme “Kaayuhan ni Juana, I-apil sa Adyenda!,”

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MGB ROXIII personnel attend Presentation of PCIEERD-funded Projects and Research Proposal Writeshop

Personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII attended the presentation of the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD)-Funded Projects cum Research Proposal Writeshop on March 9-11, 2016 at the Function Hall of the Department of Science and Technology Regional Office No. XIII in Ampayon, Butuan

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Regional Development Council endorses FY 2017 Budget Proposals of MGB ROXIII, Regional Line Agencies and State Colleges and Universities

The Regional Development Council of Caraga endorsed the FY 2017 Budget Proposals of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII, regional line agencies and state colleges and universities during the 86th Regional Development Council Meeting on March 2, 2016 at the National Economic and Development Authority Conference Room in Butuan City. The full

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MGB ROXIII and Appropriate Experts deliberate over 2016 ASDMP of Caraga mining companies

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII, together with national line agencies and non-government organizations as Appropriate Experts, deliberated over the 2016 Annual Social Development and Management Program (ASDMP) of Caraga mining companies on March 8 to 11, 2016 at the MGB Training Center in Surigao City. The deliberations of the ASDMP were

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MGB ROXIII and various national line agencies celebrate Blue Day

In observance of the 2016 National Women’s Month with the theme “An Karajawan ni Juana, Ilakip sa Adyenda!,” personnel from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII celebrated Blue Day on March 8, 2016 at the Surigao City Boulevard. Bringing with them festive blue balloons, representatives from various national line agencies participated in

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MGB ROXIII joins 12th Women’s Month Kalandrakas

In keeping with the 2016 National Women’s Month Celebration, personnel of theMines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII joined the 12th Kalandrakas on March 8, 2016 at Balanghai Hotel & Convention Center in Butuan City. With the theme “Kaayuhan ni Juana, I-apil sa Adyenda!,” the event was spearheaded by the Gender and Development Coordinating

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THPAL Nickel Corporation conducts Public Consultation for its Scandium Recovery Project

Taganito HPAL Nickel Corporation conducted a public consultation for its proposed Scandium Recovery Project on March 4, 2016 at the Taganito Sports and Cultural Center in Claver, Surigao del Norte. The company conducted the said consultation in cooperation with its Environmental Impact Assessment Preparer, Philkairos, Inc., and the Environmental Management Bureau.  Representatives from the Mines

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Caraga mining companies post 2015 Annual EPEP financial accomplishments

Mining companies in Caraga Region have implemented the 2015 Annual Environmental Protection and Enhancement Program (AEPEP) in compliance with Section 171 of DENR Administrative Order No. 2010-21, the Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 7942, otherwise known as the Philippine Mining Act of 1995. Grouped according to company location by province, below

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MGB ROXIII participates in the CSU MEM and MSCS Program Stakeholder Evaluation Workshop

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII representative, Mr. Carl Orven C. Eludo, attended the Master in Environmental Management (MEM) and Master of Science in Crop Science (MSCS) Program Stakeholder Evaluation Workshop on February 27, 2016 at the Caraga State University Conference Room in Butuan City. The main purpose of the workshop is

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MGB ROXIII and various national line agencies present respective FY 2017 Budget Proposals at the RDC-EDC Budget Consultation with the Civil Society Organization

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII and various national line agencies presented their respective FY 2017 Budget Proposals at the Regional Development Council – Economic Development Committee (RDC-EDC) Budget Consultation with the Civil Society Organization on February 24, 2016 at Balanghai Hotel and Convention Center in Butuan City. The National Economic and

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GSD personnel take part in the 77th PIChE Annual Convention

The Geosciences Division personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII took part in the 77th Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) National Convention with the theme “Chemical Engineers Addressing Challenges of ASEAN Integration” on February 17-20, 2016 at Boracay Ecovillage Resort and Convention Center on Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan. In

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MGB ROXIII personnel join the One Billion Rising Revolution

Personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII joined the One Billion Rising event on February 12, 2016 at the Robinson’s Mall Atrium in Butuan City. With the theme “One Billion Rising: Rise for Revolution,” the event was spearheaded by the Gender and Development Coordinating Council Committee (GADCC) under the Regional Development

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MGB R XIII Geosciences Division conducts GIS Technology Orientation and Echo of Basic Training of ArcGIS 10.1 Software Application

The Geosciences Division of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII, conducted a two-day GIS Technology Orientation  and Echo of Basic Training of ArcGIS 10.1 Software Application for selected MGB RXIII GIS users on February 11-12, 2016 at the MGB-XIII Training Center in Surigao City. The orientation and training were conducted in line

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MGB ROXIII conducts Technical Experts’ Orientation on Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) Guidelines and Implementation

The Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII conducted an orientation to thoroughly brief identified technical experts from different national line agencies, academes and non-government organizations on Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) Guidelines and Implementation on January 19, 2016 at the MGB Training Center

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MGB ROXIII and mining firms support People’s Day of Surigao del Norte

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII and mining firms supported the People’s Day of Surigao del Norte on February 12, 2016 at the Provincial Gymnasium in Surigao City. With the theme “Gugma Serbisyo sa Katawhan,” the event is a project of the Provincial Government of Surigao del Norte with the support of

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Meeting about the Extraction Area of Agata Mining Ventures, Inc.

A meeting was conducted last Februray 9, 2016 at MGB-13 Training Center to address the Barangay Resolution No. 2015-09 from Barangay Lawigan, Tubay, Agusan del Norte. A resolution inquiring the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII of the present and actual location of ore extraction of Agata Mining Ventures, Inc. (AMVI). It was

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Regional Director’s Meeting with the Mine Managers

Regional Director’s meeting with the Mine Managers in Caraga Region was conducted in January 27, 2016 at MGB R-13 Training Center. RD Alilo C. Ensomo, Jr. was ordered to be reassigned in MGB Regional Office No. XIII by the DENR Secretary in December 29, 2015. He was assigned in MGB Region-10 in Year 2012 and

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Caraga mining companies receive accolades at the 62nd Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference

Caraga mining companies received accolades at the 62nd Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference (ANMSEC) with the theme of “62 Years of Responsible Mining: United in Creating Relevant Development for Inclusive Growth” on November 17-20, 2015 in Baguio City. The Annual National Mine Safety and Environment Conference is a yearly event that highlights the

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MGB holds 2015 Annual Technical Forum

The DENR-Mines and Geosciences Bureau held its 2015 Annual Technical Forum on November 12 to 14, 2015 at One Tagaytay Place Hotel Suites in Tagaytay City. With the theme of “Issues and Challenges Towards Innovations in Geosciences and the Mineral Industry,” the forum started with a program wherein MGB Director Leo L. Jasareno delivered his

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MGB R13 Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative celebrates 2015 Cooperative Month

Cooperative Month is annually celebrated in the month of October. Year 2015 marks the centennial celebration of the cooperative movement in the Philippines with the theme, “KOOPERATIBA: Ika-100 Taong Pagpupugay, Tulay sa Maunlad Na Buhay.” The Mines and Geosciences Bureau 13 Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative (MGB 13 EMPC) is almost 17 years in existence.  It is

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MGB R13 personnel attend SMMCI Public Hearing

Personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau ROXIII attended the Public Hearing conducted by Silangan Mindanao Mining Company, Inc. (SMMCI) on October 14, 2015 at the Municipal Gymnasium in Tubod, Surigao del Norte. As one of the steps included in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process, the public hearing is a requirement in SMMCI’s application for

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MGBEA R13 Officers attend the GSIS Public Sector Unions’ Consultation

Officers of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Employees Association (MGBEA) Caraga Chapter attended the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS)-Public Sector Union’s Consultation on October 20, 2015 at the Philippine Gateway Hotel, Surigao City.  It was attended by representatives of the National Line Agencies, and Local Government Units within Surigao del Norte. Atty. Jason C. Teng,

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PSEM Caraga Chapter conducts oath taking and induction ceremonies

The Philippine Society of Mining Engineers (PSEM) Caraga Chapter, in coordination with the Professional Regulation Commission, sponsored the oath taking ceremony of new Mining Engineers and Certified Mine Foremen on October 2, 2015 at Hotel Tavern in Surigao City. The Philippine Society of Mining Engineers (PSEM) Caraga Chapter, in coordination with the Professional Regulation Commission,

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MGB R13 supports 2015 Division Science Quest, Fair, Quiz, Yes-O and Training Camp

Personnel of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII supported the 2015 Division Science Quest, Fair, Quiz, Yes-O and Training Camp on September 30 to October 4, 2015 at the Surigao del Norte National High School in Surigao City. With the theme “Quality Science Education: A Key to Developing Resilient Schools and Communities,”

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MGB R13 Participates in the Agusan River Basin Summit

The Agusan River Basin Summit was held on September 3 to 4, 2015 at Almont Inland Resort in Butuan City. The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Caraga Regional Office and the Mindanao Development Authority ﴾MinDA) led the summit.  All stakeholders from Compostela Valley, Davao Oriental, Bukidnon, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Norte, Agusan

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MGB ROXIII Conducts Tree-Planting with SMMCI and TMC

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII, in cooperation with Silangan Mindanao Mining Company, Inc. and Taganito Mining Corporation, conducted a tree-planting activity on September 30, 2015 at the Provincial Tree Park in Brgy. Ipil, Surigao City in keeping with the government’s National Greening Program. MGB ROXIII, SMMCI and TMC employees planted approximately

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List of Vacant Positions

Office of the Regional DirectorOffice of the Regional Director 1. Attorney III Finance and Administrative Division 2. Accountant III 3. Administrative Officer III Geosciences Services Division 4. Supervising Geologist 5. Supervising Geologist 6. Supervising Geologist 7. Senior Geologist 8. Senior Geologist 9. Senior Geologist 10. Cartographer II 11. Laboratory Technician II Mine Management Division 12.

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MGB ROXIII takes part in PGMC’s 9th year Anniversary Celebration

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII took part in the 9th year Anniversary Celebration of the Platinum Group Metals Corporation (PGMC) on September 14, 2015 at the Platinum Heights in Brgy. Cagdianao, Claver, Surigao del Norte.  A daylong celebration filled with meaningful and delightful activities was held to mark the company’s 9th

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MGB Region 13 Joins the 2015 Peace Caravan in Caraga Region

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII, together with the Regional Offices of different National Government Agencies, took part in the 2015 Peace Caravan duly organized by the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) in coordination with the Association of Caraga Executives (ACE) under the theme: “Nagkakaisang Bayan para

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The Philippine Society of Mining Engineers – Caraga Chapter Convenes Its Annual General Assemby

The Philippine Society of Mining Engineers (PSEM) – Caraga Chapter held its Annual General Assembly on August 29, 2015 at the Copper Room of Hotel Tavern in Surigao City. The Philippine Society of Mining Engineers (PSEM) – Caraga Chapter held its Annual General Assembly on August 29, 2015 at the Copper Room of Hotel Tavern

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MGBEA Caraga Chapter’s Handog Pasasalamat: An offering of praise and thanksgiving

In deep appreciation of recently obtained distinctions, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Employees Association (MGBEA) Caraga Chapter held its thanksgiving dubbed Handog Pasasalamat on September 7, 2015 at the MGB Training Center in Surigao City. The heart of the gathering was the Thanksgiving Mass officiated by Monsignor Terry Iral. In his homily, Monsignor Iral exhorted

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MGB ROXIII takes part in the Workshop for the Updating of the Caraga Regional Risk Profile

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII, represented by Ms. Elaine L. Galido, Senior Geologist, and Ms. Liza T. Pacete, Geologist II, took part in the three-day workshop for the updating of the Caraga Regional Risk Profile on September 8 to 10, 2015 at the Executive Function Hall of Goat-2-geder Hotel and Restaurant

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