The health and safety of our community and employees is extremely important to Newmont.
Akyem community safety representatives participate in training activities.
Newmont has trained 119 commercial drivers operating within the Akyem mine on road safety and defensive driving techniques aimed at reducing accidents on local roads. We also have trained more than 6,000 school students in local communities on road usage and safety issues.
Members of nine community watchdog committees operating in the Akyem communities participated in refresher training in community patrolling and security related issues. Members of the nine committees, consisting of nearly 80 community members were provided operational logistics support, safety helmets, wellington boots, raincoats and security flashlights, incentive support and phone credits for communication with the public security agencies.