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Case studies – the inside track

In 2010 we commissioned independent journalist Peter Delmar to visit some of our social projects and compile a frank review of the work being undertaken. We have learned considerably from Mr Delmar’s incisive experience and include in this report a selection of his summarised reviews of our projects.

The ARM BBEE trust

The ARM BBEE TRUST underpins the Piet Retief sewing project

In the early 19th century the great Dingiswayo, chief of the Mthethwa people, groomed a young chief called Shaka for the profound role he would play in the history of southern Africa. Read case study (PDF - 108KB)

Case Study - Enterprising co-operative flourishes

Enterprising co-operative flourishes with Beeshoek Mine’s helping hand

Adam Tities is a quiet, unassuming but determined young man. “Please just let me show you the greenhouse I built,” he almost whispers to a group of visitors. Read case study (PDF - 133KB)

ARM, through Assmang (JV with Assore) sponsors

ARM, through Assmang (JV with Assore) sponsors schools leadership training in communities near Cato Ridge Works

Every day, like learners everywhere, the children of KwaXimba go to school and attend classes – but most of them don’t really understand what the purpose of their education is. Read case study (PDF - 82KB)

Communities with an essential road upgrade

Modikwa Mine bridges communities with an essential road upgrade

In 1882 Mampuru II fought and killed his brother Sekhukhune I, proclaiming himself king of the Pedi. Read case study (PDF - 139KB)

medical life-line to remote villages

Nkomati Mine provides medical life-line to remote villages

Maria’s face lights up as the truck comes around the corner and climbs the last dusty rise to her home. Read case study (PDF - 129KB)

Fosters Ekujabuleni Bakery to independence

Nkomati Mine fosters Ekujabuleni Bakery to independence

In August 2010, Nkomati Mine prepared to cut its formal ties with the Ekujabuleni Bakery and Eating House, a project it had created four years earlier in partnership with the Emakhazeni Local Municipality. Read case study PDF - 103KB)

Dwarsrivier Mine targets early childhood development

Dwarsrivier Mine targets early childhood development

At Papong Primary School in Malekane, only 15% to 20% of Grade R pupils come to school every day. Some 5% come just once a week and many parents believe that, because it is not compulsory, they need not enroll their children for Grade R at all. Read case study (PDF - 128KB)

Two Rivers plugs Bosfontein Primary School into the digital world

Two Rivers plugs Bosfontein Primary School into the digital world

Bosfontein Primary School in southern Limpopo is quite unlike any of the dozens of other junior schools in impoverished Sekhukhuneland. Read case study (PDF - 152KB)

Assmang Khumani creates jobs through funding diatom processing plant

Assmang Khumani creates jobs through funding diatom processing plant

Thirty million years ago vast numbers of little one-celled algae thrived in a shallow freshwater lake in the middle of what is now the Northern Cape. Read case study (PDF - 146KB)

 

Sustainability report

Sustainability Report 2016


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