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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)β€”The London-based FCF Minerals Corporation conducted its first-ever celebration of π‘­π’‚π’Žπ’Šπ’π’š π‘«π’‚π’š 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 β€œπ‘¨π’π’ˆ π‘·π’‚π’Žπ’Šπ’π’šπ’‚π’π’ˆ π‘΅π’‚π’ˆπ’”π’‚π’”π’‚π’Žπ’‚-π’”π’‚π’Žπ’‚ 𝒑𝒂𝒓𝒂 𝒔𝒂 π‘΄π’Šπ’π’‚π’‰π’‚π’π’ˆ π‘΅π’‚π’ˆπ’Œπ’‚π’Œπ’‚π’Šπ’”π’‚.” 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 π™‰π’‚π™©π’Šπ™€π’π™–π’ π‘Ύπ™€π’Žπ™šπ’'𝒔 𝑴𝙀𝒏𝙩𝒉, the FCF Minerals Corporation Occupational Safety and Health department celebrates on March 14, 2024 its πƒπ²πŽπ’π‡πš 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫 πŸ’, a program developed to acknowledge and celebrate the resilient women of the company. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO QUEZON, Nueva Vizcaya (March 14, 2024)β€”In celebration of the π™‰π’‚π™©π’Šπ™€π’π™–π’ π‘Ύπ™€π’Žπ™šπ’'𝒔 𝑴𝙀𝒏𝙩𝒉 this year, the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) department of FCF Minerals Corporation here has engaged women employees in various activities Tagged as πƒπ²πŽπ’π‡πš 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫 πŸ’, 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...
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)β€”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)β€”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 β€œThe 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)β€”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)β€”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 SystΓ¨mes, 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)β€”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...
DTI, FCF boost MSME, industry intitiatives
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DTI, FCF boost MSME, industry intitiatives

The DTI Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Office and FCF Minerals Corporation reaffirm their commitment to intensify their partnership on the implementation of various MSME and Industry Development initiatives under Project GOLD (Generating Opportunities for Livelihood Development) in a Focus Group Discussion on January 18, 2024 in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO BY LEANDER C. DOMINGO BAYOMBONG (January 18, 2024)β€”The Department of Trade and Industry in Nueva Vizcaya and the UK-based FCF Minerals Corporation reaffirmed their commitment β€œto intensify their partnership on the implementation of various micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) and industry development initiatives. According to Manilyn ponce, DTI Region 2 information officer, these initiatives are under Project Ge...
Didipio Mine, IPMRs award 85 more scholarships to NVizcaya, Quirino IP students
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Didipio Mine, IPMRs award 85 more scholarships to NVizcaya, Quirino IP students

Didipio Mine President Joan Adaci-Cattiling (front, center) along with NCIP officials headed by Region 2 director Ronaldo Daquioag (front, third from left), officials from Nueva Vizcaya State University and Quirino State University join scholars as they wave their scholarship certificates under the company's Community Development Fund-Indigenous Peoples and Development of Mining Technology and Geosciences scholarship programs at the Ammungan Hall, Capitol Compound in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya in December 2023. PHOTO BY LEANDER C. DOMINGO BY LEANDER C. DOMINGO DIDIPIO Mine has awarded scholarships to 85 Indigenous Peoples (IP) students from the provinces of Nueva Vizcaya and Quirino in a move to extend the benefits to wider beneficiaries. Lawyer Joan Adaci-Cattiling, Didipio Mine p...
NVizcaya govt opposes energy firm’s sale of energy to outside grid
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NVizcaya govt opposes energy firm’s sale of energy to outside grid

The 8-megawatt Matuno River Hydroelectric Power Plant in Barangay Manamtam, Bambang, Nueva Vizcaya is set for commercial operation within the first quarter of 2024. MATUNO RIVER DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION PHOTO BY LEANDER C. DOMINGO BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya (January 4, 2024)β€”The provincial government of Nueva Vizcaya has expressed dismay over the reported transaction by a local power company to sell its produced energy to another grid instead of the local cooperative in the province. Governor Jose β€œJing” Gambito said his office was informed that the Matuno River Hydroelectric Power Plant (HePP) located in Bambang town is set for commercial operation within the first quarter of 2024. β€œTo our dismay including the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (provincial legislative board) and the peopl...