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MGB IV-A Investigates Alleged Illegal Quarrying along Kuloong River

An investigation was conducted on June 9, 2015 to address a letter sent by Engr. Patrocinio L. Abary, Jr. dated May 4, 2015 requesting an investigation on the alleged illegal quarry operations along Kuloong River, Mabitac, Laguna. A copy of the letter was furnished to the Office of MGB-IVA on May 18, 2015.


Some of the evident observations found in the area include a red-plate truck loaded with quarry materials, operational government-owned backhoe, excavations and stockpiles. Additional privately-owned two trucks and one backhoe were spotted and were determined to be affiliated with government projects as supported by the statement of the operator and the documents presented during the conduct of investigation.

Local Government Officials of Tagkawayan, Quezon together with Emilio R. Ramos, OIC- Mine Management Division of MGB IV-A.

Documents presented include a letter addressed to the Chairman-PMRB dated June 1, 2015,  “Sanggunian Bayan Resolution Blg. 94, Taon 2005” dated September 19, 2005, “Sangguniang Barangay of  Matalatala Resolution Blg. 14” dated May 18, 2015 and “Sangguniang Barangay  of  Barangay Amuyong Resolution Blg. 9” dated May 17 , 2015. The documents presented contain requests for declogging and clearing operations of Sitio Kuloong, May Banga, Galas at Barangays Numero,  Matalatala and  Amuyong  of Mabitac, Laguna.

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MGB IV-A Attends Tenement Evaluation Workshop

MANILA – 2 participants from MGB Region IV-A attended the Lecture on Mining Tenement Evaluation on October 28 – 30, 2015 at Bayview Park Hotel, Manila.

Among the MGB IV-A envoys are Krizia Ann P. Alberto and Norberto L. Manlapas, Jr., both mining engineers of the agency.

The seminar/workshop was organized by the DENR-Mines and Geoscience Bureau Central Office and was attended by a total of 32 participants from all MGB-Regional Offices in the country.

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