MGB-CAR Regional Director & Abra PMRB Chairperson Fay W. Apil (center, seated) with members of the Board pose with the PNP Chiefs of Police from all the municipalities of Abra, after the Special Meeting and Stakeholders' Forum conducted on December 14, 2018 at ADTEMPCO Bldg. in Bangued.


Participants of the Orientation Workshop on the Guidelines for Compliance Monitoring and Rating/Scorecard of Mining Permits/Contracts (Memorandum Circular 2018-02) pose for their group photo after the activity.

As the year 2017 ushers in, all those who will be visiting the office of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau-Cordillera Administrative Region (MGB-CAR) will be welcomed to their newly renovated office at the first floor of the MGB-CAR’s building.





Personnel and staff of the two divisions of the MGB-CAR have recently transferred to the first floor.  This floor now houses the Office of the Regional Director (ORD) and the Finance and Administrative Division (FAD).  Said office was blessed during the Year End Assessment and Christmas Gathering of MGB-CAR on December 22, 2016 by Rev. Father Alejandro Bangilan III of the San Pablo Seminary in Baguio City.








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In order to update the newly hired, contractual, and regular employees of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau-Cordillera Administrative Region on the Civil Service Rules and Regulations, a three-day workshop and seminar was conducted on February 7-9, 2017 at the MGB-CAR Conference Hall.

The first two days of the activity involved the Values Orientation Workshop, where the participants enjoyed the learning activities which focused on knowing the self and improving relationships with each other which will enable the participants to serve the public even better.

The third day focused on the Omnibus Rules and Regulations of Civil Service and Administrative Discipline, where the lectures helped the participants gain a more practical understanding of the said topic.

The learning activity is part of the bureau’s continuing commitment to personnel capability-building and enhancement program.


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MGB-CAR clarifies that Loakan airport is not part of the exploration permit given to Golden Era


Here's a link of the story courtesy of Manila Standard.


MGB-CAR OIC Fay W. Apil with other officials at the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Itogon Agricultural National High School.  The school building is being funded through the SDMP of Philex Mining Corporation for its host town, Itogon.  A Memorandum of Agreement was signed between Philex Mining Corporation, the Municipality of Itogon and the Department of Education.  MGB-CAR and other government units signed as witnesses to the agreement.