Case studies

Project ONE

Implementing Project ONE at the Geita Gold Mine

Implementing Project ONE at the Geita Gold Mine in Tanzania

When Project ONE was put in place at AngloGold Ashanti, the company’s Geita Gold Mine became a pilot site for implementation. With a legacy of unresolved and persistent obstacles, a culture of uncertainty at Geita hindered the business and its people, affecting predictions of performance, the stability of the operation and casting doubt on its potential lifespan. Read case study

Improving operational safety performance

Integrating safety transformation into Project ONE

Integrating safety transformation into Project ONE

In implementing safety transformation, we have adopted an approach which ensures that all of its components are made relevant to the business by integrating them into Project ONE. AngloGold Ashanti introduced Project ONE as a business change initiative to improve performance levels across all areas of its business operations through consistent management and systems. Read case study

 
Managing fatigue at Cripple Creek and Victor (CC&V) Mine in the USA

Managing fatigue at Cripple Creek and Victor (CC&V) Mine in the USA

Shift workers in all industries face a similar problem – managing sleep cycles during shift rotations so that they can stay alert and perform their jobs safely. In the mining industry, shift workers operate heavy equipment, and fatigue can pose significant risk. Read case study

AngloGold Ashanti and communities

Formulating a common approach to stakeholder engagement in the Americas

Formulating a common approach to stakeholder engagement in the Americas

AngloGold Ashanti’s operations span a wide range of operating conditions and as a result, the means of engaging with communities and other stakeholders differ from site to site. Nevertheless, the company must understand where such engagement is functioning well and where additional effort is required. Read case study

 
Partnering for sustainable development in Colombia

Partnering for sustainable development in Colombia

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) launched ‘Mining: Partnerships for Development’ in February 2010 – a global initiative to enhance mining’s contribution to development and poverty reduction through multi-stakeholder partnerships. Read case study

 
Puerto San Julian Development Agency Foundation in Argentina

Puerto San Julian Development Agency Foundation in Argentina

In the late 1990’s, economic conditions in the Santa Cruz province in Argentina were difficult. The area was traditionally dedicated to the breeding of sheep, soil management was poor and a decline in international wool prices added to economic hardship. Read case study

A life cycle approach: exploration and closure

Tropicana Gold Project – Stakeholder engagement in

Tropicana Gold Project – Stakeholder engagement in Western Australia

In November 2010, the company approved the development of the 70%-owned Tropicana project, which expects to pour its first gold in 2013. In advance of production, an AngloGold Ashanti project team was actively engaging key stakeholders to obtain buy-in and to co-design the project. Read case study

Environmental and natural resource stewardship

Boosting water recycling capability at our Vaal River

Boosting water recycling at our Vaal River operations in South Africa

Groundwater pollution due to seepage from mining activities is one of the main environmental challenges facing our Vaal River operations in South Africa. Read case study

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