Through responsible mining practices and close cooperation with community and business leaders, AMAK actively contributes to the economic and social development of the communities in which it operates. AMAK works to strengthen communities with a special emphasis on improving local infrastructure, potable water supplies, waste management practices, education and healthcare.
Environmental responsibility, social initiatives and economic contributions have become the pillars of our strategy to develop healthy communities, sustainable beyond the mining operations we carry out today. Through communications and partnerships with locals to implement community projects, we will continue to demonstrate our commitment to environmental stewardship, employee safety and economic and social development in the communities near our Mine Site.
AMAK‘s business approach considers social, environmental and economic impacts. These impacts incorporate ethical principles, occupational health & safety, good labor practices, employee & community rights, environmental protection and sustainable operations.
AMAK practices Corporate Social Responsibility in the following context:
Operations are performed in a framework of an Environmental Management Plan
To continuously educate the local communities of our operational activities and its impacts
Initiative local development within nearby communities for the creation of opportunities that will last beyond mine life
Provide employment opportunism for locals at the Mine Site
Give preference to local goods during procurement for mining operations
” We completed the testing and commissioning of our mining facility , which is fully operational as of quarter 3 of 2012. The facility was officially inaugurated by His Royal Highness Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Prince of Najran on 2 October 2012 “