Security is our first precedence and all year long now we have continued to enhance our security efficiency throughout our international operations.
I thank and congratulate every one in every of you for the half you performed to succeed in this stage of efficiency. As we work to attain our 2030 aim of offering workplaces freed from harm and hurt, we will by no means be complacent, however there are achievements we needs to be happy with.
It’s with nice pleasure that we provide congratulatory needs to the staff, contractors, and administration of Geita Mine, recipient of the 2019 International Security Award, for exemplifying AngloGold Ashanti values. Your excellent achievements embody:
• No occupational fatalities for the final seven years.
• No Misplaced Time Accidents for 2 consecutive years.
• An 85% year-on-year enchancment within the All Damage Frequency Fee (AIFR) – finest ever efficiency.
• 92% compliance with the Protected-ty Administration Programs and Practices (SPP) Evaluation rating.
• An incident motion close-out charge of 93%.
• Recognition as one of the best per-forming firm in Tanzania from a security and well being administration perspective on the Annual Occupational Security and Well being Authority occasion. The mine was rated the Over-all Winner in Security and Well being finest observe towards 40 corporations within the nation.
• First mine within the AGA Africa Division to be licensed in ISO 45001:2018. With a level of problem (because of broad distinctive efficiency), my colleagues and I provide particular recognition to:
• The Group for enhancing the All Damage frequency charge (AIFR) by one other 31% year-on-year, to the bottom stage on file and for finishing the calendar 12 months with out a deadly accident for the primary time.
• Mponeng Mine for reaching important security efficiency enhancements which have produced its finest ever harm charges (AIFR, LTIFR and SIFR), 1 12 months fatal-free milestone and a pair of million fatal-free shifts.
• Tropicana Gold Mine, 1st runner up within the International Security Award class, for enhancing the YE’19 All Damage Frequency Fee (AIFR) by 57% (lowest ever), the Misplaced Time Damage Frequency Fee (LTIFR) by 91% (lowest ever) and for being the YE’19 All Damage Frequency Fee (AIFR) by 57% (lowest ever), the Misplaced Time Damage Frequency Fee (LTIFR) by 91% (lowest ever) and for being a finalist within the 2019 Western Australia Work Well being and Security Excellence Awards.
• The Obuasi Redevelopment Challenge for recording 1 mil-lion Misplaced-Time-Damage (LTI) free man-hours. Contemplating the complicated and multifaceted nature of the mission, together with demolition, refurbishment and opening outdated mining areas, that is an achievement worthy of particular recognition.
The Zero HARM Award acknowledges those that have taken pro-active and revolutionary measures to get rid of or management security hazards. Award recipients for 2019 are:
• Cuiaba for the fatigue facial monitoring system initiative.
• Geita for the car segregation initiative.
• Iduapriem for the SmartCap fatigue administration system initiative.
• Serra Grande for the drill website isolation platform initiative in addition to the conveyor belt curler alternative instrument.
• Dawn Dam for the distant digital camera drilling initiative.
• Tropicana for the autonomous drill initiative in addition to the WWTP drug evaluation intervention. Congratulations in your collective success and I problem you to boost the bar and excel but once more within the journey to zero hurt.
While you will need to acknowledge accomplishments and milestones alongside our journey to “zero hurt”, it’s equally essential to stay targeted and never change into distracted by accomplishments. I problem every one in every of you to construct upon your accomplishments, repeatedly enhance, and make a distinction day by day. I take a lot private pleasure within the particular person and collective accomplishments of AngloGold Ashanti and am assured that collectively we will, and can achieve our endeavors. Thanks on your continued dedication and, once more, congratulations.