2011 Awards: Newcrest
2011 IMIU Award for Excellence in Risk Engineering
Awarded to Newcrest Mining Limited: Cadia Valley Operations (CVO)
“For consistently achieving the highest level of Risk Reduction
at any Mining Operation Worldwide as audited by IMIU”
IMIU’s engineers have been visiting Newcrest’s Cadia Valley on a regular basis for the last 10 years and on each occasion have recorded the highest level of risk reduction achieved by any mining company Worldwide. We congratulate Newcrest and CVO for this outstanding achievement.
This award was presented to Greg Robinson, Chief Financial Officer
(Chief Executive Officer Elect effective 1st July 2011), Newcrest Mining at their offices in Melbourne.
Left to right: Patrick Plaisted, Managing Director, IMIU; Julia Plaisted, Manager – Operations, IMIU; Greg Robinson, CFO, Newcrest; Brenton Smith, Director – Engineering, IMIU.
Newcrest Mining Limited is the largest gold company in the Asia Pacific region and the third largest in the world by market capitalisation.
Newcrest has a world class asset portfolio of ten operating mines across four countries with a combined annual production of almost three million ounces of gold. It is one of the world's lowest cost gold producers with substantial gold reserves and resources as well as a strong growth pipeline of highly prospective exploration and development projects in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Indonesia and Côte d’Ivoire.
With a total workforce of approximately 16,000 employees, Newcrest is focused on maintaining a safe environment for its employees, developing and operating mines in line with best practice environmental standards and embracing a strong sense of commitment to the local communities around its operations.
Newcrest’s vision is to be the ‘Miner of Choice’ for all its stakeholders including their employees and contractors, the communities in which they operate and its shareholders. Social responsibility, safety and sustainability are the fundamental guideposts to the Newcrest vision.