MGB conducts Workshop on the Preparation of Information Systems Strategic Plan 2021-2023

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau conducted a Workshop on the Preparation of Information Systems Strategic Plan 2021-2023 on June 17-21, 2019 at Widus Hotel in Clark, Pampanga. ICT Focal Persons, IT Specialists and Planning Officers from the Central Office and the Regional Offices participated in the said workshop which envisions a fully automated Mines and Geosciences Bureau by the end of year 2023. The Assistant Director, Atty. Danilo U. Uykieng, welcomed the participants and formally opened the workshop. He underlined the importance of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and its positive impacts on daily work at MGB. He shared the MGB management’s vision of fully automated and centralized systems. He also shared that the first steps of this vision had already been laid out through the installation of the MGB Network and hiring of IT Specialists for its maintenance in the past years. Further, he asked the participants to know continue reading : MGB conducts Workshop on the Preparation of Information Systems Strategic Plan 2021-2023

MGB ROXIII conducts reconnaissance Geologic Mapping and Assessment of Buenavista and Bayugan River Quadrangles

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. XIII conducted a reconnaissance or semi-detailed Geologic Quadrangle Mapping and Assessment of Buenavista and Bayugan River Quadrangles from June 10-25, 2019 in the Municipality of Carmen, Agusan del Norte and Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur. Carried out by a team of four geologists and two support personnel, the activity aimed to generate geo-scientific data and produce 1:50,000 scale map that can provide useful baseline information for mineral, energy and water resources development, engineering and land use planning, disaster risk reduction and environmental applications. The Municipality of Carmen was the last area out of the four municipalities surveyed by the team in Buenavista Quadrangle. The first three municipalities/cities previously assessed were Nasipit, Buenavista and Butuan City in the Province of Agusan del Norte last May 2019. The team traversed the rivers and road cuts with exposed outcrops to identify the types of lithologies continue reading : MGB ROXIII conducts reconnaissance Geologic Mapping and Assessment of Buenavista and Bayugan River Quadrangles