Mining Cabinet Secretary Visit

March 30 2015

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The Company was privileged to host the Cabinet Secretary for Mining, Hon. Najib Balala who visited the Company on Monday 30th March 2015.He was accompanied by other officials from the Ministry including the Commissioner of Mines, Director of Mining and the Mining Secretary. The Minister was received by the Chairman, Charles Field-Marsham, and some members of the Board.

The Chairman guided the visitors through a slide presentation touching on the operations of the Company, main issues it faces with production activities and the mining process, Corporate Social Responsibility programmes undertaken and the challenges facing the Company as a mining entity competing for world markets.

During the tour the Minister visited the Medical Centre, Company School, the Tae-Kwondo training centre (all fully sponsored by the Company). The CS and his team were impressed with the high standards set and level of operations at the respective facilities. He also visited the Mining sites, Process Plant and Laboratory to get an understanding of the operations.

Summarizing his visit in his closing remarks the Minister encouraged the Company to continue working closely with the Government and keep on engaging them with challenges faced so as to attend to and resolve issues. He emphasized that dialogue is the key to addressing any issues that may be of concern to both the Company and the Government.