Mines Team Award: Richards Bay Minerals

The Energy Leadership Program’s Team & Individual Acknowledgement Awards for the period July – Dec 2016 were held on Tuesday at the Mines.  These awards are held twice a year to recognize employees for their relentless pursuit towards reducing energy costs within their respective areas.

Winning team with the Ensight Team:

Ensight mining team with certificate recipients

From Left to Right: Theolan Govender, Kuven Patchapa, Menzi Mshengu, Lungile Mdluli, Kalven Govender, Mike Stevens, Bernard Masisi, Mbongeni Ndlangamandla. Front: Ndumiso Mbatha. Absent: Ricky Ankiah,Sifiso Mthiyane.

The Density Control project RBM-005 once again, resurfaced as the winning project having achieved savings to date of R44.8 million since inception ie.  May’14–Dec‘16.

The MPA team took the honours and an elated Kuven Patchapa accepted the floating trophy from Acting Mining Manager Theo Daling.  The success of the project was due to the commitment and dedication of team members. Ricky Ankiah, Kalven Govender, Menzi Mshengu, Kuven Patchapa, Lungile Mdluli, Bernard Masisi & Sifiso Mthiyane.

These energy champions continuously engaged with the Ensight team on a number of initiatives which contributed significantly to the sustainability of the project.  This was evident in their performance last year which saw MPA achieving 104% savings of its six months target (having  achieved R2,833,062 on a target of R2,713,907).  An incredible feat!

Vianca van Aswegen