Strata Africa Mining And Exploration Limited Environmental Policy
Strata Africa Resources (Pty) Ltd believes that responsible environmental stewardship and comprises the diligent application of well- established natural resource management controls and practices for the protection, reclamation and enhancement of the environment. The company’s operations will implement operational and risk management practices that provide for maximum protection of people and the environment. To this end, in the best interests of its business, its employees, its shareholders and the communities in which the company operates,
Strata Africa Resources (Pty) Ltd will:
- Operate in accordance with industry standards while complying with all applicable environmental, health and safety laws and regulations.
- Establish and maintain a well defined environmental, health and safety management system to guide its operations.
- Ensure that all employees, officers and directors understand and adhere to its environmental, health and safety management program.
- Provide operations with the necessary resources, expertise and training to effectively carry out its EHS management programs.
- Engage employees at all levels in programs directed towards minimizing adverse effects on the environment resulting from mining activity.
- Work proactively with governments and the public in the development of cost effective and realistic regulations that promote enhanced environmental, health and safety protection.
- Promote environmental awareness among its employees, their families and the communities in which it operates.
- Conduct periodic audits on its operations against stated commitments and measures regarding EHS management.
- Require those who provide services and products to practice good environmental stewardship.
- Mitigate its environmental impacts through efficient use of resources, and the reduction of input materials and waste.
- Maintain a high degree of emergency preparedness.
- Communicate openly with employees, government, the public and other stakeholders regarding this policy and on all matters pertaining to health, safety and the environment.
Strata Africa Resources (Pty) Ltd is committed to being a company that plans not only for the present but one that ensures that plans are in place to safeguard the environment in which it operates for future generations and ensures the health and safety of it’s employees for generations to come.