Group sustainability performance

Financial year 2016  2015
Assmang  Assore  Assmang Assore
Indicator Unit operations  operations  operations operations
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
Total number of employees as of 30 June Number 11 441  400  13 719 936*
– Permanent Number 5 686  175  6 272 417*
– Contract Number 5 755  225  7 447 519
Production days lost to strike action Number –  – 
Total new employee houses completed Number 1 536  –  1 460
SAFETY PERFORMANCE
Fatalities Number –  –  2
Lost-time injuries Number 25  14  32 18
Lost-time injury frequency rate Per 200 000 hours 0,22  1,99  0,26 1,72
Section 54 notices issued (Mine Health and Safety Act) Number 6 3
Production shifts lost due to section 54 notices Number 11  23 33
Prohibition notices issues (Occupational Health and Safety Act) Number –  1
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS MANAGEMENT
Medicals performed Number 15 627  1 188  18 224 1 431
Audiograms performed Number 14 718  1 191  18 579 1 431
Noise-induced hearing loss cases referred
for compensation Number 16 3
New tuberculosis (TB) cases reported during the year Number 17  8 7
Pulmonary TB cases diagnosed to date Number 52  8 4
Multi-drug resistant TB cases diagnosed to date Number 6 3
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
Total greenhouse gas emissions Tonnes CO2e 1 231 686  16 589  1 627 380 28 133
– Scope 1 emissions Tonnes CO2e 344 412# 7 617  533 014 13 019
– Scope 2 emissions Tonnes CO2e 887 274# 8 972  1 094 366 15 114
Diesel consumption ‘000 litres 54 137# 2 887  58 387 4 965
Electricity consumption Mwh 887 383# 9 594  1 164 218 16 163
Water consumption m3 11 513 727  438 849  10 830 348 488 112*
Waste generation
– Waste rock m3 57 459 229  2 031 194  56 985 457* 3 763 802
– Tailings/slag/discard waste* Tonnes 4 822 087  67 629  4 468 777* 100 383
Financial provision for rehabilitation and closure R million 723,9  26,0  700,2 21,0
Number of environmental administrative penalties/fines Number – 
COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Community and economic development expenditure R million 180,9  33,2  107,2 15,3
All figures for the Assmang operations are stated on a 100% basis.
# Refer “Independent assurance report” in the complete sustainability report located on the group’s website.
* Restated from previous year.