KMC Mining is
committed to the principles of sound environmental stewardship, including
sustainable development, pollution prevention, environmental protection and
enhancement. These principles provide a foundation for the formulation and
implementation of all operational plans.
KMC Mining is
also committed to upholding the highest standards when it comes to protecting
the environment and adhering to waste management regulations. Personnel are
trained in spill management, waste water management and proper use, storage and
disposal of hazardous and/or contaminated materials through the Dangerous
Products and Materials Handling safe work procedure, Spill Protection Emergency
Preparedness guidelines and through our WHIMIS program. KMC Mining will follow
the guidelines set forth by our client to ensure we have 100% compliance with
site and controlling government regulations.
All KMC employees are trained
on the requirements surrounding wildlife on the worksite. Employees are trained
that wildlife are a vital part of the ecosystem and will have priority in our
work areas. Employees will take care to ensure that wildlife interactions are
kept at a minimum and will be trained in how to interact
SPILL PREVENTION AND RESPONSE
KMC Mining will take all
reasonable steps to prevent environmental incidents or damage from occurring.
Pre-use inspections (walk-around) will be conducted on all equipment each shift
and any deficiencies in
the equipment will be reported to supervision immediately to ensure leaks are
diagnosed and controlled.
equipment is utilized to safely contain and mitigate any fluid (fuel, oils,
coolant, etc.) spills from equipment. Spills will be cleaned up utilizing spill
kits, spill pads, and excavating contaminated soils which will be relocated to
an appropriate designated area for waste material.
Leak Prevention Program for Greenfield operations has been developed to ensure
our operation does not have a greater impact on the environment than is
necessary for the work being performed. This program encompasses preventative
maintenance programs, daily inspections, incident investigations and a zero
HERITAGE AND CULTURAL
KMC Mining is also
committed to ensuring that our work activities are in line with the interests
of the local community. KMC has worked with our clients to perform reclamation
activities to ensure long-term reclamation and land use planning is carried out
effectively. We understand that the areas we work in must be returned to a
state which supports the local heritage and culture of the people in the area.
associate member of the Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association,
KMC Mining has the desire to work with the Aboriginal community to promote
business development within our work regions. Support for the community in
which we work will always be a priority to the corporation and we will work to
ensure our company continues to be a positive contributor to the areas in which
we conduct our business.
KMC Mining is
proud of the role it plays in assisting clients in returning the land to
productive use after the mining process is completed. KMC has been involved in
numerous projects relating to the reclamation of areas across Western Canada
during its history of operations.
We stand by
our commitment to adhere to the highest environmental standards by minimizing
the effect of our operations on the natural environment and preserving
cultural, historical, or fossilized artifacts discovered as a result of our