Nordgold begins ISO 14001/45001 certification process
London, United Kingdom, 30 April 2021 – Nord Gold plc ("Nordgold" or the "Company"), the internationally diversified gold producer, has entered into agreement with CIS based advisory firm Head Made Systems Co. to support its preparation for ISO 14001 international standard for Environmental Management Systems and ISO 45001 international standard for Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Management Systems certification.
Nordgold has planned the completion of certification vs. ISO 14001 and 45001 standards in 2021 for its open pits Gross and Taborny mines (Yakutia, Russia) as well as underground Suzdal mine (Kazakhstan) and across the Group’s remaining mines by 2023.
Nikolai Zelenski, Chief Executive Officer of Nordgold, noted
“Working towards ISO certification reflects Nordgold’s commitment to the continuous development of its environmental and safety management systems. ISO certification will ensure that any new best practices are identified and then implemented at our mines and assessed by professional independent auditing company.”
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Nordgold is an internationally diversified one million ounce gold producer with about 7,800 people operating a portfolio of nine mines (in Burkina Faso, Guinea, Russia and Kazakhstan) and a number of development and exploration projects in West Africa, Eurasia and the Americas. Since its foundation in 2007, Nordgold has established a global reputation as a leading developer of tier one gold mining assets with a proven commitment to community engagement, sustainability, efficiency and operating in an environmentally responsible manner. Since 2013, Nordgold has successfully constructed three gold mines, including two in Burkina Faso (Bouly and Bissa) and most recently, the Gross mine in Russia.