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October 23, 2019 12:00 AM

For beneficiaries Jezreel Andre Yparraguirre, Lymarie Rosende and Ronelyn Iligan being part of the MMDC scholarship program goes beyond enjoying the allotted financial support. They will forever be thankful because their parents were spared from worries concerning their tuition and other school fees, yet they know that being a scholar meant more than simply receiving support. “MMDC Scholarship Program is just...

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October 14, 2019 12:00 AM

Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) remains steadfast in its commitment to the safety, health and welfare of its mining personnel. Finishing first runner-up in the Safety Competition during the 5th Caraga Mining Symposium in Surigao City, MMDC scored its first victory beating 11 other teams that represented other mining companies and contractors.    The First Aid Competition was conduct...

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July 22, 2019 12:00 AM

Key environment officials from China’s Lianyungang (LYG) province visited the Marcventures’ headquarters in Makati City. The officials were in Manila to observe how local businesses operate, particularly the key players in the mining industry. Marcventures’ Holdings Chairman Mr. Isidro C. Alcantara Jr. highlighted the contribution of mining to host communities and to the national economy, and how i...

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May 29, 2019 12:00 AM

A portion of PTRI’s pilot factory called the Innovation Center for Yarns and Textiles (ICYT) in Bicutan, Taguig, where the fibers are spun into yarns through a series of spinning machines.   Recognizing the economic and environmental potentials of bamboo, Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) recently visited the bamboo textile facility of the Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI)...

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May 08, 2019 12:00 AM

PBFI President Ed Manda inspects the bamboo plants in MMDC’s Pili mined out area.   Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) invited key officials from The Board of Investment (BOI) and the Philippine Bamboo Foundation, Inc. (PBFI) to visit its 10-hectare bamboo plantation in Surigao del Sur. The event is in line with the company’s continuing efforts to ensure the success of its bambo...

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April 11, 2019 12:00 AM

Lourdes Ruadel of Brgy. Gamuton, Carrascal availed of the Assistance to Individual Crisis Situation (AICS) when her grandchild fell ill.   CARRASCAL, Surigao del Sur--The Assistance to Individual Crisis Situation (AICS) funded by Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) has been the refuge for many in times of immediate need. Recipient, 51-year old Lourdes Ruadel of Brgy. Gamuton credits the AI...

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April 03, 2019 12:00 AM

Bon-ot Fisherfolk and Vendors Association President Virginia A. Rosit sits her  fishing boat, just a stone-throw away from her home in the coastal village of Bon-ot, Carrascal town, Surigao del Sur. In partnership with Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation, Rosit aims to engage her members into income-generating small businesses of their own.   CARRASCAL, Surigao del Sur--Less than a year after...

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March 26, 2019 12:00 AM

Cheryl N. Sampinit (in left photo), a 28-year old mother of two toddlers, and Rowena S. Lumosad (in right photo), a 41-year old mother of four -- two of the 193 beneficiaries of the full-year PhilHealth coverage funded by Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation.   MMDC granted a full year Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) coverage to 193 residents from Cantilan and other neighboring...

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February 28, 2019 12:00 AM

The students at the newly-built daycare center in Brgy.Babuyan, Carrascal, Surigao del Sur.   CARRASCAL, Surigao del Sur--When typhoon Basyang hit parts of Surigao del Sur early last year, it destroyed the daycare center of Brgy. Babuyan. "Books and other instructional materials got washed out. Our classroom was riddled with mud. I was heartbroken," said daycare teacher Elizabeth G. Cordita, who has been teac...

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February 20, 2019 12:00 AM

Brgy. Chairperson Noel Azarcon of Cantilan town (as seen in cover photo) at the access road leading to a planned bridge that would cut the travel distance between the farming village to the town center from 7 kilometers to only 3.   CARRASCAL, Surigao del Sur--It only takes a spark to get a fire going, the saying goes. For the village officials of Tapi, a farming community located in the interior of Cantilan...

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