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January 24, 2019 12:00 AM

Cover photo shows the scholars from Brgy. Babuyan in Carrascal together with their parents.   When a strong typhoon hit their village in Brgy. Babuyan, Carrascal town, the family of 45-year old mom Marilyn Huerte lost it all--their house, the family’s livelihood, even the vegetable patch where they mostly get their food. The family was forced to start all over again. Sacrifices had to be made and this i...

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January 14, 2019 12:00 AM

Photos show portions of the 'Faith Garden' started by MMDC agriculturist Annejin Buisa at the rehabilitated portion of the Pili mined-out area.   Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) intensified the integration of agroforestry into its environmental programs. Going beyond conventional mine rehabilitation, MMDC agriculturist Engr. Annejin Buisa maintains a “Faith Garden” in one of...

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January 09, 2019 12:00 AM

FISH DRYER FACILITY. Barangay Chairman Ramil Flores of General Islands, Cantilan town, joins Community Relations personnel of Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation headed by ComRel Manager Nancy Baldoza during the turn-over of the fish dryer facility that will benefit some 61 fishermen.   PANIKIAN, Carrascal, Surigao del Sur - The fisherfolks of General Islands start their day lik...

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January 04, 2019 12:00 AM

CARRASCAL, Surigao del Sur -- As part of the company’s emergency preparedness measures, Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation's (MMDC) Safety Department recently held its company-wide fire drill. The activity is in line with MMDC's emergency management system that emphasizes year-round training, equipping, exercising, evaluating, and taking corrective action to maintain the highest safety standards a...

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January 31, 2018 12:00 AM

A minuscule 4.1% is what Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) is currently utilizing as its active mine area out of its 4,799-hectare tenement. The active mine area consists of Pili, Sipangpang and Cabangahan, which together account for 198.06 hectares as of the third quarter of 2017. In total, the company has 5.4% disturbed areas when its mine stockyards, haulage road and settling ponds and camps...

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January 26, 2018 12:00 AM

Responsible Mining doesn’t only mean complying with the letter and spirit of the law. It also means going out to the community and teaching kids the importance of looking after our planet. Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) has partnered with various schools in Surigao del Sur to conduct massive tree planting activities. MMDC recently joined hands with the girl scouts and boy scouts of Mat...

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January 17, 2018 12:00 AM

Left photo shows the recipients of MMDC’s hog-fattening project from San Juan, Madrid town while right photo shows the project recipients from Brgy. Buntalid all abuzz upon receiving their share of livestock and agrivet supplies from Marcventures.   As one of the vital components of its social development programs, Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) continues to complement existing li...

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January 12, 2018 12:00 AM

In order to build and strengthen the capacities of People’s Organizations (POs) in its host and neighboring communities, Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) has organized a series of livelihood trainings on abaca and falcata plantation. A two-phase training and seminar on the effective management of falcata plantation was conducted recently, facilitated by forester Rito Artazo of the Communi...

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January 05, 2018 12:00 AM

Left photo shows Jayvhel  Guzman (the only girl in the photo) during her first fieldwork with MMDC together with other MMDC staff. Photo was taken in Barangay Lubo, Cantilan, Surigao del Sur on Dec. 19, 2012 after they completed the geologic mapping of Lubo Prospect. Right photo shows Jayvhel in her work station at MMDC Makati office.   Is there really such a thing as coincidence? Or when events happen be...

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