MGB Speaheads technical confab with OceanaGold
BY: LR BASILIO
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. II spearheaded a technical conference with OcenaGold Phils. Inc. (OGPI) recently at MGB Conference Hall.
The technical conference was conducted to discuss issues stated in the letter of the complainants of the Didipio Community represented by Ms. Annaliza Catteg dated last June 30, 2016.
In the complaint –letter of Catteg, it stated the alleged violations of human rights, pollution, environmental issues, unfulfilled company commitments, and other issues relevant to the company’s mining operation.
By: LRS Basilio
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan- The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. II (MGB R0II) recently conducted an orientation- deputation to uniformed personnel of the Philippine National Police (PNP) of the Province of Nueva Vizcaya held at Pasalubong Center, Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya.
Engr. Raymond D. Carreon, OIC Chief of Mine Management Division (MMD) and Engr. Geoffrey V. Prado, Supervising Science Research Specialist (SRS) discussed the mining policies, rules and regulations on apprehension, documentation, investigation, and report writing procedure.
With the theme:”Sustainable Development and Environmental Conservation for the Mining Sector of the Philippines”, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau and the technical division chiefs from its Regional Offices participated in the seminar spearheaded by the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) held last January 23, 2017 at New World Hotel, Makati.
JOGMEC is a Japan-based company on minerals and energy that was established last 2004 to assure a stable supply of oil, natural gas, mineral resources, coal and geothermal energy of Japan and the Philippines.
With the effort of the bureau to properly implement the MGB Network layout, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Central Office convened the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Focal Persons from its Regional Offices last January 13, 2017 held at MGB Central Office, North Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City.
The coordination meeting was conducted to systematically plan the schedule of the contractor, and to finalize the proposed network layout of the various offices.
posted March 13, 2017 by Brenda Jocson
TUGUEGARAO, Cagayan—The Mines and Geosciences Bureau regional office here has clarified the continued operation of an Australian-Canadian miner in Nueva Vizcaya is “in accordance with the law.”
MGB Region 2 Director Mario Ancheta has reacted to misconceptions of some local government officials in Cagayan Valley questioning the continued transport of concentrated ore by the OceanaGold to Poro Point in La Union province.