performance affects all of our stakeholders. We regularly monitor our
economic performance, goals and strategies, risk assessment and
management, and we regularly review or alter our direction in light
of changing circumstances affecting the company.
employment and training opportunities and stimulating economic
activity, we aim to bring about positive change for our employees,
their families, and the communities near our operations. Beyond
employment, our operations provide infrastructure enhancements,
opportunities for training, health and safety programs for
communities, community investment initiatives and local procurement.
and support criteria for community investments include health,
education, employability, infrastructure, environment, sports,
culture, and the celebration and preservation of local traditions.
and services from local suppliers wherever possible makes good
business sense and also contributes to economic benefits for our
local communities. We have local procurement procedures for competitive bid processes that all purchase and
tender decisions must be based upon; however, all factors being
equal, preference is to be awarded to local suppliers and/or