The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council-X / Office of Civil Defense-X conducted a series of 3-day Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Trainings for the Public Sector.  MGB-X was requested as Resource Person on, “Geologic Hazards: Landslide and Subsidence” on the following schedules for Public Sector Employees, for Department of Education Divisions: on September 07, 2017: for the Department of Education Division of Camiguin, on September 14, 2017: for the DepEd Division of Misamis Occidental and on September 21, 2017: for the Department of Education Division of Iligan City. Continue reading »

MGB- X HURDLES STAGE 1 AUDIT

Posted by ICT 10 at 12:49 PM News
Oct 302017

MGB-X ISO 9001:2015 Core Team headed by RD Rex S. Monsanto with Mr. Ranilo Bernardino (sitting third from left) of NQA Philippines during the first stage of audit.

The journey towards an ISO 9001:2015 certification reaches one of the summits as the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. X passed the First Stage of the third-party audit conducted last October 25, 2017. Continue reading »

The Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programmes in East and Southeast Asia (CCOP) held its 53rd Annual Session in Cebu City on 16-19 October 2017 in Cebu City.  The Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programmes in East and Southeast Asia (CCOP) is an intergovernmental organization whose mission is to facilitate and coordinate the implementation of applied geoscience programmes in East and Southeast Asia in order to contribute to economic development and the improvement of the quality of life in the region.  CCOP has fourteen member-countries from the region and fourteen cooperating countries worldwide.  CCOP promotes capacity building, technology transfer, exchange of information and institutional linkages for sustainable resource development, management of geo-information, geo-hazard mitigation and protection of the environment. Continue reading »

RD Rex S. Monsanto administered the swearing in to office of newly promoted personnel, from left: Ms. Mercedes T. Cuerquis, Administrative Officer III (Cashier); Engr. Janice B. Furog, Engineer III; Ms. Lea Therese N. Bondad, Supervising Geologist; Ms. Daphne Niccole G. Galero, Supervising Geologist; and Engr. Gaudencio L. Paulma, Jr., Engineer IV.

After passing through a deep selection process, four (4) MGB-X personnel finally rose from the ranks and received the promotion they so anticipated. Ms. Lea Therese N. Bondad and Ms. Daphne Niccole G. Galero were promoted to the position of Supervising Geologist complementing the supervisory personnel in the Geosciences Division. Engr. Janice B. Furog was elevated to the position of Engineer III while Ms. Mercedes T. Cuerquis got the Administrative Officer III post which she has been designated in an acting capacity as Cashier. Continue reading »

Chief Geologist Osin Sinsuat, Jr. (left) with faculty and students of Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan College of Engineering Civil Engineering Department.

Chief Geologist Osin Sinsuat, Jr. served as a panelist during the project proposal presentation by undergraduate students of Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan College of Engineering Civil Engineering Department.  The project proposal presentation was on the Slope Stability Analysis of Carmen Hill, Cagayan de Oro City.  Mr. Sinsuat was also invited to be a panelist in the project proposal presentation on the Liquefaction Potential Map of Cagayan de Oro City.  The presentations were held at the Engineering Conference Room of Xavier University – Ateneo de Cagayan, Cagayan de Oro City on August 23, 2017.

The Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council – X held the culmination program for the recent observance of National Disaster Resilience Month and the Gawad KALASAG awarding ceremony at The Mallberry Suites Business Hotel in Cagayan de Oro City on August 10, 2017.  Several local chief executives were present, including Cagayan de Oro City Mayor, Hon. Oscar S. Moreno.

Provincial, city, municipal, and barangay local disaster risk reduction and management officers and representatives of various institutions were on hand to receive their Gawad KALASAG awards from RDRRMC-X officials led by RDRRMC-X Chairperson and Office of Civil Defense-X Regional Director Liza Mazo. Continue reading »

Jul 272017

Members of the Mindanao Association of Mining Engineers, Inc. converged along with geoscientists, environmentalists, academe, policy makers, community and other stakeholders in Davao City during the 24th Annual Mining Symposium and Exhibits held at the SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang Premier on June 22-24, 2017.

This year’s’ Symposium which is anchored on the theme ‘”Equitable, Responsible Utilization of Mineral Resources under a Federal Republic State” with emphasis on Responsible Mining has lined up activities patterned for a three-day event.

MAEM President, Engr. Alexis M. Baligod stated that the government is enhancing the path of sustainable  peace and a protected environment defined  in this year’s symposium of the topics to be presented,  bringing  the benefits of a strong mining industry for every Filipino under a Federal State of governance. Continue reading »

Jul 242017

The Grand Entrance of the League of Corporate Foundations, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) EXPO with the theme “Disrupting for Social Good “at the Glorietta 2 Palm Drive Activity Center and Glorietta 3 Activity Center, Makati City.

MGB-X Information officer ll, Cecilia C. Tan and Community Affairs Officer ll Virginia R. Verdejo along with representatives from Holcim Resources Development Corporation and Republic Cement Iligan, Inc. attended the League of Corporate Foundations, Corporate Social Responsibility EXPO on July 19-20, 2017.  On the first day was an EXPO Conference to pump up the 2-day activity held at the Mayuree Grand Ballroom, Dusit Thani Manila Hotel, Makati City.

The second day was the CSR EXPO showcasing the successful social development programs and services implemented by giant corporate companies under the League of Corporate Foundations for their identified beneficiaries. Continue reading »

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