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 Personnel from Apex Mining Co., Inc. (AMCI) namely: Steve John Bagacay – Conventional Mining Eric Maningo – Conventional Mining Edu Seguerra – Rescue and Safety Induction Danilo P. Regis – Environmental Protection While the MGB-13 Training Facilitators are: Ana Diosell Soliven-Bajao, Economist-II Engr. Ernesto C. Calzar-Engr. II Carl Orven C. Eludo, Planning Officer Mitch Bryll H. Tampus During the training, the team conducted a gold tunnel evaluation to see the actual practices of the miners. Before the training schedule, Ms. Ana Soliven-Bajao and Engr. Ernesto Calzar visited Apex Mining Co., Inc. in Masara, Maco, Compostela continue reading : Training for MAVISSMA Small-Scale Miners with Trainers from APEX Mining Co., Inc.
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!,” this year’s Women’s Month celebration resonates the call for gender balance in leadership and decision-making positions in public and private sectors; inclusion of women’s concerns in leadership platforms and the government’s development agenda; and capacitating and preparing women and girls to fulfill their ambitions. Various national line agencies and local government units participated in the event to support the advocacy concerning Filipino women. The event started with a Zumba session, followed by the One Billion Rising unified dance that represents advocacy to end Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) which is a global human issue continue reading : MGB ROXIII takes part in the 2016 Women’s Month Culminating Program
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 City. The three-day activity was a collaboration project between PCIEERD and the Eastern Mindanao Energy and Emerging Technology Research Alliance for Development (EMIEERALD). It was an incorporation of the presentation of the PCIEERD-funded projects and writeshop of research proposals for possible PCIEERD-funded projects for FY 2017. In his message, the DOST R-XIII ARD for Technical Division, Mr. Ricardo N. Varela, emphasized the importance of holding the said activity because it is an avenue to discuss issues and concerns regarding EMIEERALD and possibly come up with viable research proposals that can be funded by the agency. continue reading : MGB ROXIII personnel attend Presentation of PCIEERD-funded Projects and Research Proposal Writeshop
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 council meeting was presided by Surigao del Norte Provincial Governor Sol F. Matugas in her capacity as Regional Development Council Chairperson. The RDC Vice Chairperson, NEDA Caraga Regional Director Mylah Faye Aurora B. Cariño, presented the 2016 Regional Development Council Work and Financial Plan. Director Cariño also presented the Analysis of the Budget of Caraga Region for the past three years and the FY 2017 Caraga RDC Budget Review Process. The highlight of the meeting was the endorsement of the FY 2017 Budget Proposals of Regional Line Agencies and State Colleges and Universities which were continue reading : Regional Development Council endorses FY 2017 Budget Proposals of MGB ROXIII, Regional Line Agencies and State Colleges and Universities