Cash rewards for all SASA employees and $120,000 donation to a new city park
Makedonska Kamenica, 30.08.2021 - Despite all the challenges and restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, SASA Mine this year in an appropriate way marked the 28th of August - Miners' Day.
On the occasion of the holiday, all 705 employees of SASA received cash prizes and gifts, and in addition, 122 employees were awarded special awards in recognition for their outstanding contribution to safety and health at work and performance in their respective workplaces.
This year, SASA, in honour of Miners' Day, through its Foundation for Support of Sustainable Development, donated over $120,000 in the construction of a new park "Mladost" in Makedonska Kamenica, whose construction began on June 12 this year, to mark the 15th anniversary of the restart of the mine.
"All of us in the SASA team are pleased that despite all the restrictions imposed by the pandemic this year we managed to safely maintain production and with the support of our investors from Central Asia Metals, to continue investing in modern mining equipment and technology, in improving the safety and digitalization of the technical processes, in raising the standards and working conditions in the mine, as well as in the well-being and professional development of all our employees. Of course, we are extremely proud of the large number of community support projects we have implemented in the past, as well as those that are planned for the future, in the field of education, sports, environment, health care and vulnerable social groups. In the next period we will continue to invest in all segments that should ensure the optimal operation of SASA for the long term, as well as securing additional employment, and we will continue to invest in all areas that are important for the long-term prosperity of people and the local community," said the General Director of SASA, Scott Yelland, congratulating this year's holiday to all miners and employees in the Macedonian mining industry.