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Pangandaman okays 25 posts for TEC secretariat
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Pangandaman okays 25 posts for TEC secretariat

DBM Secretary Amenah “Mina” F. Pangandaman MANILA (June 10, 2024)—Pursuant to Republic Act No. 11713 or the Excellence in Teacher Education Act and in adherence to the directive of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. to devise concrete measures to uphold the welfare of teachers across the country, Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Amenah “Mina” F. Pangandaman has approved the organizational structure and staffing pattern (OSSP) of the Teacher Education Council (TEC) Secretariat under the Department of Education (DepEd), which includes the creation of 25 permanent positions. The approval of said OSSP for the TEC Secretariat is upon the request of the DepEd in order to augment its initial staffing complement for the purpose. The TEC ensures the provision of quality ...
London-based FCF Minerals Corp celebrates Family Day
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London-based FCF Minerals Corp celebrates Family Day

FCF Minerals Corporation showcases its best practices to around 1,000 family members of its employees in a mine tour during the celebration of the company's Family Day on March 16, 2024 at the Runruno Gold Project site in Quezon town, Nueva Vizcaya. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO QUEZON, Nueva Vizcaya (March 16, 2024)—The London-based FCF Minerals Corporation conducted its first-ever celebration of 𝑭𝒂𝒎𝒊𝒍𝒚 𝑫𝒂𝒚 on March 16, 2024 at the Runruno Gold Project site here. Rodalyn Arcebal, FCF Information, Education and Communication supervisor, said close to 1,000 family members of the company’s employees from as far as Mindanao joined the event anchored on the theme “𝑨𝒏𝒈 𝑷𝒂𝒎𝒊𝒍𝒚𝒂𝒏𝒈 𝑵𝒂𝒈𝒔𝒂𝒔𝒂𝒎𝒂-𝒔𝒂𝒎𝒂 𝒑𝒂𝒓𝒂 𝒔𝒂 𝑴𝒊𝒏𝒂𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒈 𝑵𝒂𝒈𝒌𝒂𝒌𝒂𝒊𝒔𝒂.” Arcebal said the event was organized and spearheaded by the company’s Labo...
FCF celebrates ‘DyOSHa’ Year 4, National Women’s Day
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FCF celebrates ‘DyOSHa’ Year 4, National Women’s Day

In recognition of 𝙉𝒂𝙩𝒊𝙤𝒏𝙖𝒍 𝑾𝙤𝒎𝙚𝒏'𝒔 𝑴𝙤𝒏𝙩𝒉, the FCF Minerals Corporation Occupational Safety and Health department celebrates on March 14, 2024 its 𝐃𝐲𝐎𝐒𝐇𝐚 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝟒, a program developed to acknowledge and celebrate the resilient women of the company. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO QUEZON, Nueva Vizcaya (March 14, 2024)—In celebration of the 𝙉𝒂𝙩𝒊𝙤𝒏𝙖𝒍 𝑾𝙤𝒎𝙚𝒏'𝒔 𝑴𝙤𝒏𝙩𝒉 this year, the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) department of FCF Minerals Corporation here has engaged women employees in various activities Tagged as 𝐃𝐲𝐎𝐒𝐇𝐚 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝟒, the celebration was an enjoyable program developed to acknowledge and celebrate the resilient women of the company, according to Rodalyn Arcebal, FCF Information, Education and Communication supervisor. Arcebal noted that fostering women to engage actively in workplace d...
SNAP-Magat supports school solar roof project in Isabela town
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SNAP-Magat supports school solar roof project in Isabela town

SN Aboitiz Power-Magat (SNAP-Magat) turns over and switches on rooftop solar panels with a capacity of 3.3 kilowatts to Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo National High School in Ramon, Isabela on February 21, 2024. The project is a collaboration between the school’s General Parent-Teacher-Community Association and SNAP-Magat volunteers. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO RAMON, Isabela (March 7, 2024)—SN Aboitiz Power-Magat (SNAP-Magat) turned over and switched on rooftop solar panels with a capacity of 3.3 kilowatts to the Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo National High School (GEANHS) in Ramon, Isabela on February 21, 2024. SNAP Magat said the project was a collaboration between the school’s General Parent-Teacher-Community Association (GPTCA) and SNAP-Magat volunteers. Daryl Homer Ramos, SNAP-Magat assistant vice pre...
NTC orders blocking of unlicensed investment platform
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NTC orders blocking of unlicensed investment platform

THE National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has initiated the blocking of websites and apps offering investment opportunities without the necessary license, upon the request of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On February 21, the NTC issued a memorandum to all internet service providers, directing them to immediately block the websites and apps of MiTrade for violations of the Securities Regulation Code, Revised Corporation Code of the Philippines, and regulations enforced by the SEC. “We thank the NTC for supporting our campaign against investment scams and other predatory financial schemes toward the protection of the investing public.” SEC Chairperson Emilio B. Aquino said. “The directive of the NTC will greatly help in preventing the proliferation of investm...
MGB Region 2 conducts audit at Runruno gold project
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MGB Region 2 conducts audit at Runruno gold project

The Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Region 2 finds the FCF Minerals Corporation-Runruno Gold Project compliant with the regulations, demonstrating its commitment to sustainable development goals (SDGs) during the rigorous annual Tenement, Safety and Health, Environment, and Social Development and Management (TSHES) audit. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY LEANDER C. DOMINGO QUEZON, Nueva Vizcaya (March 6, 2024)—Six technical personnel from the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in Region 2 recently conducted their rigorous annual Tenement, Safety and Health, Environment, and Social Development and Management (TSHES) audit at FCF Minerals Corporation-Runruno Gold Project here. Rodalyn Arcebal, FCF Information, Education and Communication supervisor, said the audit conducted from February 19-23, 2024...
FCF Minerals Corp, BFP Quezon team up for emergency preparedness drill
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FCF Minerals Corp, BFP Quezon team up for emergency preparedness drill

BY LEANDER C. DOMINGO QUEZON, Nueva Vizcaya (February 8, 2024)—FCF Minerals Corporation joined forces with the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Quezon Chapter to execute a comprehensive earthquake and fire emergency drill at the Runruno Gold Project (RGP) site. Rodalyn Arcebal, FCF Information, Education and Communication (IEC) supervisor, said the primary objective of this collaborative effort was to assess employees’ level of preparedness. FCF Minerals Corporation and the Bureau of Fire Protection in Quezon, Nueva Vizcaya conducts a comprehensive earthquake and fire emergency drill at the Runruno Gold Project site. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO “The activity also aims to enhance the overall competency of the employees in handling emergencies and simulate realistic scenarios to ensure an ...
FCF Minerals’ mine survey team trains on drone technology
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FCF Minerals’ mine survey team trains on drone technology

BY LEANDER C. DOMINGO QUEZON, Nueva Vizcaya (February 7, 2024)—In a groundbreaking move towards innovation and safety, four employees from the Stellar Mine Survey Team of FCF Minerals Corporation immersed themselves in a hands-on Drone Operation Training. According to Rodalyn Arcebal, FCF information, education and communication (IEC) supervisor, the training was conducted by DJI Philippines at the Mining One Team Shed, Runruno Gold Project Site. Arcebal said the team not only honed their skills for the safe operation of unmanned aerial vehicles, but also got up close and personal with the purchase and turnover of the company’s addition to the latest cutting-edge RTK drone technology. FCF Minerals Corp survey team trains on drone operation. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO She said this s...
FCF mine planning engineers join refresher training with Paramina
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FCF mine planning engineers join refresher training with Paramina

BY LEANDER C. DOMINGO QUEZON, Nueva Vizcaya (February 6, 2024)—In a strategic move to enhance skills and keep abreast of cutting-edge technologies, FCF Minerals Corporation’s Mine Planning Engineers recently underwent an intensive 5-day refresher training organized by Paramina. A local distributor of Dassault Systèmes, popularly known as Geovia, Paramina led the training which took place at the Mining Conference Room, Runruno Gold Project (RGP) Site from January 8 to 12, 2024. Rodalyn Arcebal, FCF information, education and communication (IEC) supervisor, said the participants witnessed a deep dive into crucial subjects such as the drill and blast module to mine scheduling, pit optimization, and the latest features of Surpac, Minesched, and Whittle. In a strategic move to enha...
FCF Minerals steps up biodiversity conservation program
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FCF Minerals steps up biodiversity conservation program

Ten dedicated FCF Minerals Corporation employees from the Mine Environmental Protection and Enhancement Office Community Relations Office (CRO), and Mining Department participate in the two-day orrientation workshop on Enhancing Biodiversity Conservation and Protection in Mining at Zen Hotel in Santiago City on January 25-26, 2024. FCF ICE PHOTO BY LEANDER C. DOMINGO SANTIAGO CITY (Janaury 26, 2024)—Making headway in its biodiversity conservation program, the London-based FCF Minerals Corporation participated in the two-day orientation workshop at Zen Hotel in Santiago City on January 25-26, 2024. During the event, Rodalyn Arcebal, FCF information, education and communication (IEC) supervisor, said 10 delagates from the company’s Mine Environmental Protection and Enhancement Offi...