De Berg Nature Reserve
In F2023, we completed a biodiversity study and management plan for De Berg Nature Reserve and properties earmarked for potential proclamation.
TSF Leading best practice
Northam has not fully adopted the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management. We are, however, committed to make use of best practice and technological tools. This is demonstrated with the process followed with stability assessment and InSAR.
Nurturing local SMMEs
Climate change, energy supply and affordability are significant business risks for Northam. Through our climate change roadmap, we are responding to the energy crisis and climate change, with targets to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and initiatives to incorporate renewable energy and improve energy efficiency.
From humble roots to commercial growth
Based in Damonsville township, near the town of Brits, Matlapeng Fire and Safety supply and service fire extinguishers and related equipment for our Eland operation.
Supporting the growth of local entrepreneurs
Based in Fetakgomo Tubatse local municipality, Mmilong Management and Services Enterprises (MMSE) is a black-owned Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise (SMME), which supplies materials handling equipment for crushing and dust suppression at our Booysendal site.
Supporting local early childhood development
Bringing formal early childhood development (ECD) provision into primary schools is high on the education agenda in South Africa, as it is often run, informally, by local people.
Special Presidential Project: Steel Bridge
Improving access to local communities
Local contractors supporting Northam housing developments
Zondereinde is building Lesedi village, a development of 240 houses near to Northam Town, as part of its strategy to improve access to home ownership for Northam employees.
Developing South African youth
In South Africa, the youth demographic (aged 15 to 34) faces higher unemployment rates than the national average, presenting challenges to their economic participation.
Home ownership success stories
See some examples of our home ownership success stories.
Changing our shift pattern to reduce turn over
Booysendal operates in an area with a competitive labour market. This has recently resulted in higher employee turnover, especially for lower-level and critical skilled workers, who are attracted to new projects and local mining operations.