In a continuing effort to help in the fight against COVID-19, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau XII (MGB 12) and MGB XII Employees Association (MGBEA 12), provided meal packs for the frontliners yesterday, April 14, in coordination with the Local Government of Koronadal through the Bulig Kontra Covid-19 Koronadal.

The officers and employees of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau XII, in cooperation with the MGB XII Employees Association, pooled their resources together via voluntary contributions and donated today, April 8, a sum of 7,500.00 pesos to the Provincial Planning and Development Office of South Cotabato, in Koronadal City to produce 150 improvised face shields for frontliners.

MGB-12 Regional Director Felizardo A. Gacad, Jr. witnessed the turn-over of leadership of the outgoing Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services Ma. Socorro C. Lanto to the incoming ARD-TS Engr. Mama G. Samaon on March 10, 2020 at the DENR XII Function Hall, City of Koronadal.

The ceremony was held by virtue of DENR Special Order No. 2020-94 designating Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Mama G. Samaon as OIC, Assistant Regional Director for Technical Services in DENR XII.


Metallurgical Technology Division personnel from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) Central Office visited MGB-XII today, March 10 in Koronadal City.

To strengthen forest protection and law enforcement in forest land areas by eliminating illegal logging and mining, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau XII, through the Department of Environment and Natural Resources participated in the Regional Consultation Workshop on the Proposed Environmental Protection and Enforcement Bureau (EPEB) Bill Visayas-Mindanao Cluster on February 4-6, 2020 held in Cebu City.