Newmont Names MilTrac Ghana Limited as its 2013 Africa Region Supplier of the Year
Accra, 23rd October 2013 – MilTrac Ghana Limited, an indigenous Ghanaian company, is Newmont Mining Corporation’s 2013 Africa Region Supplier of the Year for its proven commitment to operate safely, reduce operating costs and improve efficiencies.
"MilTrac displayed an excellent safety record while performing the high risk work of re-lining the mill at our Ahafo Mine," said Dave Schummer, Regional Senior Vice President, Africa Operations. "They also display a commitment to containing costs through increasing performance and delivery as well as helping to evolve their liner design to minimize mill down-time."
Dansoa Gallagher, Director and Majority Shareholder of MilTrac Ghana, says her company is strongly committed to employing and training an increasingly national workforce.
"MilTrac has shown a track record of high performance and is proving itself as a long-term partner of Newmont Ghana. We are pleased that their good work has been recognised with this award,” Dave Schummer added.
Newmont’s supplier awards programme recognizes top vendors at its annual Global Supplier Summit. Nominees are evaluated on their contributions toward creating operating efficiencies, developing strong relationships and embracing Newmont’s values in worker safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.
MilTrac, an established and growing Ghanaian company, provides mill re-lining services to the West African mining industry. For the latest news and information about Newmont, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/Newmont and Facebook at facebook.com/newmontminingcorporation.