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 TAYAG CARLOS A. TAYAG, CESE
Regional Director
Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII - Palo Leyte
Tel. No.: (053)832-4214
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 MARCELINA C. ESPOS

MARCELINA C. ESPOS
Chief Administrative Officer | Finance and Administrative Division
Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII - Palo Leyte
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 MAGARITO JERRY S. BARRETO
MARGARITO JERRY S. BARRETO
Engineer V | Mine Management Division
Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII - Palo Leyte
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ROMULO C. BABATUGON
Chief Science Research Specialist | Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division

Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII - Palo Leyte
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 celestina carranza

CELESTINA U. CARRANZA
Chief Geologist | Geosciences Division
Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII - Palo Leyte
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News

MGB-08 facilitates Technical Conference relative to the rehabilitation of Panilahan River

August 1, 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 08 facilitated a technical conference involving the local government units of Ormoc City, Albuera, Leyte and Province of...


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MGB-08 files complaints for violations of RA 7942 in Ormoc City

July 12, 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 8 through its Legal Officer Atty. Christian Gilbert Dado filed before the City Prosecutors’ Office of Ormoc City complaints for...


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MGB-8 HOLDS MIDYEAR ASSESSMENT AND CONTINGENCY PLANNING

July 15, 2022

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On July 14, 2022, MGB-8 conducted Midyear Physical and Financial Assessment and Contingency Planning for the 2nd Semester, CY 2022.

The activity aims to track the progress on the...


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MGB-08 discusses rehabilitation of Panilahan River with LGU-Ormoc City

July 12, 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 8 had a meeting with LGU-Ormoc City concerning the rehabilitation of Panilahan River on July 8, 2022 at the City Mayor’s Office...


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MGB-08 conducts MRFC meeting and site visit of Hinatuan Mining Corporation (HMC) in Manicani Island

July 4, 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 8 conducted a Special Mine Rehabilitation Fund Committee (MRFC) meeting at Guiuan, Eastern Samar on June 28, 2022, pursuant to...


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MGB-08 confers with Diocese of Borongan on mining issues and concerns

July 01, 2022

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII (MGB RO8) headed by Regional Director Carlos A. Tayag met with the Bishop of the Diocese of Borongan Most. Rev. Crispin B....


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PMRB-Samar deliberates renewal for quarry permit application

July 1, 2022

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The Provincial Mining Regulatory Board (PMRB) Samar, chaired by MGB-08 Regional Director Carlos Tayag convened for a meeting at the Governor’s Conference Room, Capitol Building on...


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MGBRO8 DEPUTIZES PERSONNEL FROM BAYBAY, CITY AS MINING ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

June 2022

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In response to the letter request of Hon. Jose Carlos L. Cari, City Mayor of Baybay, Leyte, to deputize certain LGU personnel in Baybay, Leyte, the technical personnel from MGBRO8...


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MGB-08 attends Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Training for LGU Baybay City

June 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 8 (MGB 8) attended the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Training for LGU Baybay City last June 4, 2022, at the...


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MGB-08 presents programs and discusses mining concerns with LGU-Albuera, Leyte

July 20, 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 08 has presented its programs and activities as well as discussed mining issues with SB – Albuera, Leyte during its Regular...


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MGB-08 issues geohazard advisories and #MineResponsibility IEC materials to LGUs

June 10, 2022

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In keeping with its Information Education and Communication (IEC) campaign efforts, the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII personally handcarried and distributed...


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MGB-08 completes River Assessment in Bagongbong River, Ormoc City

June 14, 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII has recently completed its Mineral Resource Assessment of Bagongbong River in Ormoc City.

The Mineral Resource Assessment...


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MGB-08 participates tree planting in support to Environment Month Celebration

June 9, 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII (MGB RO8) participated in the nationwide tree planting activity to kick off the Philippine Environment Month on June 8, 2022...


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MGB-08 ISSUES SAND AND GRAVEL PERMIT

May 25, 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII (MGB RO8) issued Industrial Sand and Gravel Permits (ISGP) to Rodolfo Padillo Jr. on May 4, 2022.

The permit area covers...


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MGB-08 HOLDS CUSTODY OF ALLEGED ILLEGALLY EXTRACTED PYRITE IN PARANAS, SAMAR

May 20, 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. VIII (MGB RO8) is in custody of the apprehended three (3) unit 10-wheeler aluminum wing van trucks loaded with undocumented...


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MMT CONDUCTS PULONG-PULONG IN BRGYS. PAGBABANGNAN AND CULASI, HOMONHON ISLAND

 

May 24, 2022

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As a result of the concluded monitoring of the Multipartite Monitoring Team (MMT) on the Homonhon Lateritic Nickel/Iron Project of Nickelace, Inc. in Homonhon Island, Guiuan,...


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MGB 8 RECOGNIZED DURING THE “GABI NG PAGPUPUGAY: A NIGHT OF HEROES”

May 14, 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 8 (MGB RO VIII) has been recognized for its invaluable contribution during the response for Tropical Cyclones “Agaton” and...


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MGB-08 RENEWS INDUSTRIAL SAND AND GRAVEL PERMIT OF KINJAP CORP

May 02, 2022

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During the signing of the permit: Top photo: RD Carlos Tayag (center), Engr Maragrito Jerry Barreto (right), Mr. Ruben Hernandez (permittee) and Mr. Mariano Tangpuz, (company...


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MGB-08 HOLDS PRESS CON ON LANDSLIDES IN ABUYOG, LEYTE AND BAYBAY, CITY

May 04, 2022

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Photos during the Press Conference at MGB-08 with RD Carlos Tayag, Chief Geologist Celestina Carranza and Geologist Leandrew Luz as panelists

In an effort to shed light and give...


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MGB-08 CONDUCTS DEPUTATION ORIENTATION SEMINAR IN CATBALOGAN, CITY

April 28, 2022

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The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Regional Office No. 08 has recently deputized different representatives of LGU-Samar and members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in two...


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