The Mines and Geosciences Bureau under the Department of Environment and Natural Resources is celebrating its 118th Anniversary this month of November anchored on the theme “MGB: Working in Partnership with Communities towards Minerals Development”. Major activities conducted for the Anniversary were held in Baguio City, which is home to seven large scale gold and copper mining operations.

MGB-10 Regional Office had its local celebration last November 28, 2016 which started with a Holy Mass officiated by Msgr. Rey Manuel S. Monsanto, SSJV, JCD, HP at the MGB-10 Conference Room. Part of the celebration was the VAWC (Violence Against Women) Orientation with Atty. Jerlie P. Luis-Requerme, Presiding Judge, 3rd MCTC Impasugong, Sumilao, Buikdnon being the speaker.

The highlight of the 118th celebration was the recognition of MGB -10 staff who have served from 15 to 35 years of dedicated public service. Awardees were given a Plaque of Recognition and a token.