Awards and Certifications

GUANACEVÍ

QUALITY CONTROL AWARDS

ISO 9001:2008 Certification
November 2012–November 2015
This certification confirms that the assay laboratory at Guanaceví applies quality management systems which meet the requirements of ISO 9001:2008.

COMMUNITY RELATIONS AWARDS

Healthy Company Certificate
November 2012
This certificate is given to companies that implement health programs in accordance with the needs of employees, their families, and the community.

Go Away Healthy, Come Back Healthy distinction
November 2012
This distinction is given to companies that develop preventive health programs for migrant workers.

Gender Equity Model Certification
December 2013
Given by the National Institute for Women for adoption and adherence to policies and practices that value and support gender impartiality and fairness in the workplace. The certification is valid for three years.

Socially Responsibility Company Distinction
2014, 2015, 2016,2017
Awarded to companies that work the triple bottom line (environment, economic and social) and whose business strategies meet the social responsibility standards.

  • Quality of life inside the company
  • Community connection
  • Preservation of the environment
  • Ethics
  • Business management

This distinction is provided by the Mexican Philanthropy Centre (CEMEFI) and the Alliance for Social Responsibility in Mexico.

MINE RESCUE AWARDS

Guanaceví Lobos Rescue Team

  • National competition of mining rescue teams and first aid; Torreon 2011
    • 2nd place First Aid Fracture category
    • 3rd Place Mining Rescue
  • Friendly competition of mining rescue teams and first aid; Durango 2012
    • 1st Place First Aid
    • 2nd Place Mining Rescue
    • 2nd Place Bench-men

BOLAÑITOS

QUALITY CONTROL AWARDS

ISO 9001:2015 Certification
May 2016–May 2019
This certification confirms that the assay laboratory at Bolañitos applies quality management systems which meet the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.

COMMUNITY RELATIONS AWARDS

Gender Equity Model Certification
2012, 2013, 2014
Given by the National Institute for Women for adoption and adherence to policies and practices that value and support gender impartiality and fairness in the workplace. The certification is valid for three years.

Promoting Environmental Culture
2014
Presented by the Institute of Ecology of the State of Guanajuato , this award is the result of the combined environmental education efforts of Bolañitos and El Cubo for the collection and recycling of batteries, computers, and other electronic devices, as well as participation in work related to reforestation projects.

Socially Responsibility Company Distinction
2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Awarded to companies that work the triple bottom line (environment, economic and social) and whose business strategies meet the social responsibility standards.

  •              Quality of life inside the company
  •              Community connection
  •              Preservation of the environment
  •              Ethics
  •              Business management

This distinction is provided by the Mexican Philanthropy Centre (CEMEFI) and the Alliance for Social Responsibility in Mexico.

MINE RESCUE AWARDS

Bolañitos Lobos Rescue Team

  • Pachuca 2009 National Competition
    • 3rd Place First Aid, Hemorrhage Control category
  • Friendly competition of mining rescue teams and first aid:
    • 2nd Place First Aid (general award)
    • 2nd Place Bench Men
    • 3er Place Mine Rescue
  • Regional Mine Rescue Awards Competition in Zacatecas (qualifying round for national competition) June 2013
    • 1st Place Bench-men
    • 2nd Place Mining Rescue

Gold Helmet given for best practice in underground mine rescue

EL CUBO

COMMUNITY RELATIONS AWARDS

Gender Equity Model Certification
2014
Given by the National Institute for Women for adoption and adherence to policies and practices that value and support gender impartiality and fairness in the workplace. The certification is valid for three years.

Promoting Environmental Culture
2014
Presented by the Institute of Ecology of the State of Guanajuato , this award is the result of the combined environmental education efforts of Bolañitos and El Cubo for the collection and recycling of batteries, computers, and other electronic devices, as well as participation in work related to reforestation projects.

Socially Responsible Company Distinction
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Awarded to companies that work the triple bottom line (environment, economic and social) and whose business strategies meet the social responsibility standards.

  •              Quality of life inside the company
  •              Community connection
  •              Preservation of the environment
  •              Ethics
  •              Business management

This distinction is provided by the Mexican Philanthropy Centre (CEMEFI) and the Alliance for Social Responsibility in Mexico.

Healthy Environment Certification
2015
This certification is given by the Guanajuato Ministry of Health.  It recognizes the actions and programs the mine has implemented to improve the health of its workers and the surrounding community.

MINE RESCUE AWARDS

El Cubo Lobos Rescue Team

  • Friendly competition of mining rescue teams and first aid; Durango 2012
    • 2nd Place First Aid
    • 3rd Place Bench-men
  • National Competition of Rescue Mining and First Aid; Guanajuato September 2013
    • 2nd Place First Aid, Hemorrhage Control category

OTHER AWARDS

Ostotakani Recognition
2015
This recognition was given to David Howe, Vicepresident of Operations and Country Manager, by the Mundo Minero magazine in Hermosillo Sonora. It recognizes his achievments and cotribution to the mining industry in Mexico.

Inspirational Latin Award
2015
This award in the Innovation and Sustainability category of the Latincouver Inspiration Latin Awards recognizes a local company developing sustainable or innovative business in Latin America. The winner is a leading example in positive change and responsibility for other companies.