The Mines and Geociences Bureau XII donated gallons of alcohol, boxes of face mask and a thermal scanner to Esimos Cataluna Elementary School in support of the Department of Education campaign dubbed as Brigada Eskewela in Koronadal City.

MGB XII personnel was welcomed by Ms. Farnaida A. Kawit, the School Head and Ms. Zoraida Lucman Abubacar from DepEd Koronadal City Division. Ms. Kawit reiterated the needs of the school for improvement on the construction of the clinic and fencing.

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau XII organized a 2-day training workshop on Bamboo and Ornamental Planting in partnership with the Tribal Mining Corporation (TMC) and Municipal Tourism Office of T’boli on November 3-4, 2021, at Brgy. Poblacion, T’boli, South Cotabato.

The training participants were women from Barangays of Desawo, Kematu, Poblacion, and Edwards in T’boli. Mr. Rodel E. Hilado,RSW, MDMG, Senior Tourism Officer of T’boli facilitated the said activity. A rationale of the activity was presented by Mr. Hilado as he also presented the different types of Hubs that includes Bamboo Hubs, Ornamental Hubs Fruit Bearing Tree Hub, Seedlings Hub and Community Garden.

Mr. Gene Tolondon from the Municipal Environment and Natural Resources Office (MENRO) of T’boli discussed the importance of Bamboo and how significant it can be to the environment. He also proceeded in executing an actual bamboo sprouts cuttings and how it should be planted. As a support of MENRO to the activity, they had given bamboo seedlings to the participants and encourage them to plant it in their backyards.

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau XII key personnel convened to discuss the Bureaus’ Public Service Continuity Plan (PSCP) drafts for its the finalization in Koronadal City.

The Public Service Continuity Plan (PSCP) is a document containing strategies and mechanism of a government agency/ public sector organization that ensures a continuous delivery of public services amidst any disruption based on the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) Memorandum No. 33, s 2018.

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau XII renewed its International Organization for Standard (ISO) certification through the Russian Register on October 13-14, 2021, in Koronadal City.

The Russian Register external auditors Juvie Dela Cruz and Jogee Dela Cruz assessed the performance of MGB XII’s Integrated Management System on its requirements of the standards for ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System), ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management System) and ISO 45001:2018 (Occupational Safety and Health Management System).

The previous certification on OHSAS 18001:2007 (Occupational Health and Safety Administration Series) is migrated to ISO 45001:2018 which is intended for an effective management of OH&S. With its alignment to the QMS, the office is committed to satisfy the customer’s needs, deliver quality products and services, and comply with its legal obligations. The integration of ISO 14001:2015 into MGBXII’s operational processes also enhances its environmental protection responsibilities and performance in a systematic manner.

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