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  • MGB XII LAUNCHES COASTAL CLEAN-UP AND MANGROVE TREE PLANTING IN BARANGAY TINOTO, MAASIM, SARANGANI

    - Tuesday, 27 April 2021

    In celebration of Earth Month, a Coastal Clean-Up and Mangrove Tree planting was initiated by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII joined by the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) in Barangay Tinoto, Maasim, Sarangani on April 26, 2021.

    A total of 15 sacks of garbage were accumulated during the coastal clean-up. Ocean trash picked up along the coastline area included biodegradable, non-biodegradable and residual wastes. Most of the materials recovered were diapers, PET bottles, rubber, metals, worn-out clothes and wires.


  • MGB XII conducts Small-Scale Safety Inspectors’ Training in T’boli, South Cotabato

    - Friday, 23 April 2021

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau XII conducted a 1-day training for registered small scale safety inspectors on April 16, 2021 in Barangay Poblacion, T’Boli, South Cotabato.

    The training was coordinated with Desawo Integrated Small Scale Miners Association, Inc. (DISSMAI), Maguan Clan Small-Scale Miners Association, Inc. (MCSSMAI), and T’boli Minahang Bayan Multi-Purpose Cooperative (TMBMPC). A total of 19 registered safety inspectors attended the activity. It aimed to provide technical assistance to safety inspectors and equip them with knowledge on safety and health in the workplace.

    Engr. Roger M. Tamayo, OIC-Chief Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division (MSESDD), discussed the topic on accident investigation. He intricately led the safety inspectors on the procedures in conducting an investigation. Engr. Tamayo also introduced and explained the root cause analysis that may help them understand the root of the problem.


  • MGB XII CELEBRATES EARTH MONTH

    - Friday, 23 April 2021

    In line with its thrust and commitment to environmental sustainability and climate change advocacy, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII launched activities in celebration of the 2021 Earth Month.

    A tutorial video on Bamboo Propagation was released through MGB XII social media on April 22, 2021 as part of the Earth Day Celebration with the theme “Restore the Earth.” Engr. Abdulhamid Ali of the Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division explained the steps in planting a Rhizome, Culm, Branches, the vegetative method in Bamboo Propagation. Bamboo helps in mitigating effects of climate change.


  • GEOHAZARD ADVISORY RE: "EFFECTS OF LOW PRESSURE AREA (LPA) IN REGION XII"

    - Saturday, 03 April 2021

     


  • CORONA NI JUANA: ANGAT KA!

    - Tuesday, 30 March 2021

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) XII launched various activities in line with the 2021 National Women’s Month Celebration (NWMC) with the theme “Juana Laban sa Pandemya: Kaya!” from March 1-30, 2021 in Koronadal City, South Cotabato.

    On March 8, 2021, MGB XII kicked off the NWMC live on line with a total of seventy (70) personnel joining the activity that included the showing of the NWMC video primer, NWMC-related trivia questions and “bring me” game, and capped with the search for MGB XII’s Wonder Juana and Super Juan. “It is no longer only about women empowerment. We know that women are empowered and we, as men, should enable and assist them to bring out their strengths,” emphasized MGB XII Regional Director Felizardo A. Gacad, Jr. He also reiterated that extraordinary times need extraordinary sacrifice in performing continuous government service.