Mimosa Mining Company and Zimplats’ Mupani mine outshined other Mining companies in preparedness, and fitness as they dominated in the surface and underground categories at the Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe National First Aid Competitions held in Ngezi on Friday.
Gold, Platinum, Coal, Diamonds and Nickel Miners converged at the heart of Platinum Giants Zimplats to battle, rather show commitment to ZERO HARM at the First Aid Competitions of 2023.
Mimosa dominated the Surface Competitions as it won in the Best Female First Aider, Best Captain and Best Position Surface categories whereas Bimha and Ngwarati both of Zimplats came in second and third places respectively.
Alice Dhlodhlo came first in the Best Female First Aider in the Underground category.
The drive to eliminate injuries in the industry gave birth to the Competitions which this year produced 20 teams both in the Underground and Surface categories. Fine Men and Women of the trade came prepared to showcase competence in handling safety and first aid challenges.
The noteworthy competition is organised by the Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe and focuses on first aid and safety in the mining industry. The event is also an opportunity for the safety teams of various mining companies to exhibit their competence in handling safety and first aid issues.
Bimha, Freda Rebecca, How Mine, Hwange Colliery, Mimosa Mining Company, Ngwarati, Murowa Diamonds, SMC, Smelter and Bindura Nickel Corporation made up the Surface Contingent.
Bimha, Blanket Mine, Freda Rebecca, How Mine, Hwange Colliery, Mimosa, Mupani, Mupfuti, Ngwarati and Bindura Nickel Corporation made up the Underground Contingent.
|Best Captain||Mimosa Mining Company|
|Best Female First Aider||Mimosa Mining Company|
|Best Team||Mimosa Mining Company|
|Best Captain||Mupani (ZIMPLATS)|
|Best Female First Aider||Ngwarati (ZIMPLATS)|
|Best Team||Mupani (ZIMPLATS)|