Troy is committed to the highest level of performance in employee health and safety, environmental protection and community relations.
The Company continues to enjoy a good safety record with no major incidents reported. We have undertaken a major review of our safety procedures using recognised consultants and will continually look for opportunities to improve on our safe work practices.
Troy's environmental performance remains at a satisfactory level with no reportable incidents.
Rehabilitation is ongoing at the Brazil operating site, and with the closure Sandstone in Australia, is currently on care and maintenance.
We recognise that to operate profitably we need the support of the community in which we are working. This commitment to the local community begins with our exploration teams who engage local groups, maintain a dialog with the local stake holders and where possible invest in the local community through purchase of supplies and contract work.
Troy enjoys great community support at its mine sites in Argentina and Brazil.
We recognise, that in order to get the community support we enjoy, we need to make a difference to the sustainable standard of living in these communities. To this end Troy has supported a number of initiatives including the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Western Australia and the provision of school buildings and facilities at Faina and the establishment of an Intensive Care Unit at a Goiás hospital in Brazil. In Argentina, the Company operates education and training programs through collaboration with the University of San Juan as well as manufacturers and small business, also in San Juan. The company has a program to assist with small community projects where we provide part of the requirement to help community groups as well as the local Government