"Molding the Future of Metal Industries"


      The Metals Industry Research and  Development Center (MIRDC), an agency of the Department of Science and Technology, is the sole government entity directly supporting the metals and engineering industry with services designed to enhance its competitive advantage.

Certificate of Accreditation Scope of Accreditation and Approved Signatories
Calibration - Calibration
Chemical Testing - Chemical Testing
- Physical Testing - Physical Testing
Laguna Lake Development Authority - Discharge Permit
Discharge Permit Conditions Discharge Permit Renewal


"TREN NA GAWANG PINOY featured in Failon Ngayon last Feb. 10, 2018...Ito ang Hybrid Train ng DOST-MIRDC na truly 100% Filipino-made!..."

Reaccreditation by the Philippine Accreditation Bureau (PAB) of Physical and Analytical Laboratories Section - click here

FREE TRAINING : Gear Design and Manufacturing Technology Training

To our valued customers: Suspension of Chemical Analysis Services - please read.

To our valued customers: the Physico-Chemical Laboratory is still accepting samples for Chemical Analysis using Optical Emission Spectrometry (OES) until further notice.

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Joint Research and Development of Commercialization of Automated Guideway Transit (AGT) System


Managers, Owners and Supervisors of metalworking companies engaging in metalcasting and/or heat treatment

Here is an opportunity for you to be counted and make a significant mark in the study. Attached are the survey questionnaires for Metalcasting/Foundry and Heat Treatment. Kindly send the filled-out survey questionnaire to us via fax (837-0479) or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


Hot! Skills Competition Brought Out the Best in Tagum City’s Finest Welders

The announcement was posted by the DOST XI in their website on April 10, 2018.  It was followed by a post in DOST XI’s Facebook page on April 11, 2018. Read More.

Hot! Skills Enhancement and Technology Upgrading Achieved via the ‘MIRDC Goes to the Countryside’ Tagum City Edition

It was an event that began with a happy note, and ended with a lot of gratitude and remarkable success.  The Department of Science and Technology-Metals Industry Research and Development Center (DOST-MIRDC) trooped to Davao in the morning of April 23, 2018 for the conduct of the ‘MIRDC Goes to the Countryside,’ a three-day event to be held in Tagum City, the capital of Davao del Norte. Read More.

DOST Undersecretary Guevara Joins the Hybrid Electric Train Project Team in its Crush Load Testing

Usec. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara, DOST Undersecretary for Research and Development, visists the Hybrid electric train (HET) project team at the Philippine National Railways' (PNR) Mamatid Station on Tuesday Morning, January 09, 2018. Read More.

Tricycle Drivers Happy About Having the DOST-MIRDC's Hybrid Electric Road Train in General Santos City

Although there are jeeps and multi-cabs, tricycles are the most common mode of transportation in and around the city of General Santos.   Tricycle drivers are presently awaiting the final recommendations relative to the proposed ordinance dubbed, ‘Comprehensive Land Transport and Traffic Code of the City of General Santos.’ Read More.