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The steps to getting certified

The steps to getting certified 11th Dec 2020 ISO certification may appear complicated at first, but it is basically a set of eight steps. OLIVER NAIDOO, managing director and founder of JC Auditors, explains what companies can expect during the certification process. JC Auditors is an accredited certification body globally recognised in terms of the International Accreditation Forum multilateral agreement. Our core service is accredited certification for ISO 9001 Quality Management, ISO 14001 Environmental Management, ISO 45001 Occupational Health & […]

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Resetting the sights

Resetting the sights 10th Dec 2020 Covid-19 has taken the world, and 2020, by storm. But there are many other crucial health conditions that the mining industry shouldn’t lose sight of … In an online seminar held by the Masoyise Health Programme in October 2020, local and international experts heard that the critical battles against HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in mining should no longer be sidelined by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Masoyise Health Programme was originally launched […]

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Human rights taking centre stage

Human rights taking centre stage 10th Dec 2020 Over 60% of the world’s cobalt extraction comes from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). It is here, in particular between the mines and smelters, that there is a heightened risk to human rights – such as the risk of child labour. All hope isn’t lost, however. Mercedes-Benz AG is taking a leading role with its approach to promoting the socially acceptable and environmentally sound extraction of cobalt and lithium. Cobalt […]

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