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


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PMRB summit

Provincial Representatives to the Regional Consultation on the Declaration of People’s Small Scale Mining Areas and Other Laws and Regulations held on November 15, 2016 at the Venus Parkview Hotel in baguio City.

(From L-R) Cris Albolete, ENRO Abra; Engr. Ralph Pablo, Regional Director, DENR-CAR; Engr. Fay Apil, OIC Regional Director, MGB-CAR; Wilma Chalotag, ENR Rep Mountain Province; Adam Ventura, ENR Representative, Benguet;  Dominador Tumbali, ENRO Kalinga; and Lilybeth Dascil ENRO Apayao.



Ore mined from the tunnels of Benguet province are transported through a conveyor to a production area where workers
extract gold and copper. —EV ESPIRITU

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These mining firms need to explain why their operations should not be suspended. - Senior Usec. Leo Jasareno


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RD Fay W. Apil answers questions from the officials of the different barangays in Sadanga, Mountain Province during the IEC activity conducted on October 18, 2016. This is part of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau’s Information, Education and Communication (IEC) on Geohazards and Presentation of the Result of the 1:10,000 Geohazard Mapping.



The OIC Director of MGB-CAR, Fay W. Apil illustrates the natural water flow in response to the query on the perceived loss of water in the communities of Mainit in Sadanga, Mountain Province.