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2016 objectives


  • To fully transition to the 8th edition of DNV GL’s International Safety Rating System at all Operating Units.
  • To fully roll out the behaviour-based safety programme at San José
  • To evaluate the use of performance indicators in respect of personal safety



  • To improve the Group’s  accident rating system
  • To ensure compliance of the Group’s current medical services with proposed new regulations on occupational health 
  • Focus on the occupational health implications of exposure to industrial noise



  • Conclude collective negotiations on mutually satisfactory terms
  • Implement plans to reduce staff turnover
  • Reduce the number of production days lost as a result of industrial unrest


Community Relations

  • To increase the scope of opportunities for community-led commercial enterprises to provide support services for the Immaculada mine.
  • To secure the support of co-sponsors for the Group’s social programmes.
  • To facilitate the use of technology by local communities close to our operations through the establishment of digital centres



  • Continue strengthening the environmental team
  • Launch new Corporate environmental performance objectives
  • Continue the review of the environmental management system
  • Continue efforts in improving water treatment systems and water saving efforts throughout all mining operations
  • Review existing waste management system