MGB Region 1 has jurisdiction over the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union, and Pangasinan. Mines and Geosciences Bureau, Regional Office No. I's office is located at DENR-Region 1 Building, Government Center, Barangay Sevilla, City of San Fernando, La Union, and can be contacted thru Telephone Number:
- Friday, 06 May 2022
MGB 1 conducts IEC on the implementation of systematic extraction in Bued River downstream
SISON PANGASINAN – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau conducted an information education communication (IEC) on the implementation of a systematic extraction of river aggregates with commercial sand and gravel permit holders located in the downstream of Bued River quarry lane and Provincial Mining Regulatory Board...Read more ...
- Tuesday, 03 May 2022
MGB Cordillera Administrative and Ilocos Region confers with stakeholders to discuss Priority Mining Projects
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) is mandated to promote mineral development, trade and investment. This could be achieved through sustained collaborative efforts as well as effective information dissemination with different stakeholders, local government units and other government...Read more ...
- Monday, 02 May 2022
MICC conducts review in quarry companies in Region 1
In pursuant to Section 3 of Executive Order (EO) No. 79, the Mining Industry Coordinating Council (MICC) issued Resolution No. 6 on February 9, 2017, directing the conduct of a multi stakeholder review on the performance of existing mining operations. The Department of Finance (DOF) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), on...Read more ...
- Friday, 22 April 2022
MGB 1 joins Duterte Legacy Barangayanihan Caravan 2022
SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 joined various National Government Agencies in the Duterte Legacy Caravan that aims to inform the public of the accomplishments of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte last April 21, 2022 at the Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University – Mid La Union Campus.
- Monday, 11 April 2022
MGB 1 continues with VRA IEC in Binmaley Pangasinan
BINMALEY, Pangasinan – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 continues with its series of Training-Workshop on Understanding Risk Exposure Maps with the municipality of Binmaley last April 8, 2022 at the Municipal Hall of Binmaley, Pangasinan. The said activity followed health and safety protocols such as checking of temperature, wearing of...Read more ...
- Thursday, 07 April 2022
Newly hired MGB 1 personnel undergoes employee orientation
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 conducted an Orientation on Administrative Policies and Civil Service Rules and Regulations to the newly hired MGB Region 1 employees at the Conference Room, MGB-1 DENR building, San Fernando City, La Union last April 4, 2022.
Orientation is essential to an organization because it lays a foundation for...Read more ...
- Tuesday, 29 March 2022
Newly hired Geologists take oath
SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region 1 congratulates Ms. Ivy May Graycochea and Mr. Michael Andrei Araojo after their oath taking ceremony on March 22, 2022 as Geologist II under the Geosciences Division. Ms. Graycochea and Mr. Araojo were previously contract based geologists in MGB 1. Both are alumni of the Adamson University. Ms....Read more ...
- Thursday, 24 March 2022
MGB 1 retains ISO Certification with zero Non-Conformity
SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union – The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 1 continues and retains its ISO Certification for ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 4500 after successfully passing the surveillance audit with zero non-conformity last March 22, 2022 by the certifying body, National Quality Assurance (NQA).
The audit aimed to...Read more ...