Functions and Roles
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To achieve the vision, mission and objectives set, JMG entrusted with the leading role as follows: -

  1. To undertake systematic mineral exploration.
  2. To undertake systematic investigations in various geoscience disciplines such as geological mapping, groundwater resources, engineering geology, geological hazards, environmental geology, marine geology, geophysics, and others.
  3. To provide geochemical analyses and physical tests on rock materials and minerals.
  4. To act as the national depository for all information related to geoscience and mineral resources of the country.
  5. To collect, analyse and disseminate data and information pertaining to mineral exploration, mining and related activities.
  6. To provide technical advisory and expertise services in the fields of mineral, geoscience, mining and quarrying.
  7. To assist and co-operate with the private sector and industry to develop further the mineral sector.
  8. To ensure that mining of minerals and related activities are carried out safely, efficiently and systematically.
  9. To implement government policies and directives with regards to the mineral industry and geoscience, besides administration and enforcement of regulations.
  10. To carry out research and development (R&D), technology transfer, mineral resources development and promotion of research products so that they are acceptable to the industry.

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Contact Information

Department of Mineral and Geoscience Malaysia,
Aras 9, Menara PjH,
No. 2, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak,
Presint 2, 62100 PUTRAJAYA.

Tel: (+603) 88716000
Fax: (+603) 88716145/46
Email: helpdesk [at] jmg [dot] gov [dot] my

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