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Zijin Mining Group Co., Ltd.* (“Zijin Mining” or the “Company”) considers occupational health and safety as its core values, fully implements its main responsibility for production safety, and firmly adheres to the safety idea of “life comes first”。 Guided by “Zijin Mining 10 Safety Rules”, the Company regards achieving “zero work fatality and zero occupational disease” as the target, with establishing occupational health and safety system as the primary mission, safety risk management as the core, and accountability of production safety for all personnel as the key, in order to continuously increase the level of safety capacity security and intrinsic safety, and to build a long-term mechanism for production safety.

Zijin Mining has formulated the Policy Statement on Management of Health and Safety to allow all stakeholders to have a clearer understanding of the Company's position, commitment and work direction for occupational health and production safety management.

http://www.zijinmining.com/upload/file/2020/09/24/fe8383f5e11c478e9022d06f69d4de50.pdf

https://www1.hkexnews.hk/listedco/listconews/sehk/2020/0924/2020092401463.pdf

Health and safety management system

Zijin Mining has established a top-down ESG structure under the leadership of the Company's Board of Directors. The Strategic Committee of the Board of Directors has been added with the corresponding responsibilities on ESG management, under which the ESG committee has been established. The company has established a standardized and professional environmental protection management structure system, consisting of ESG committee and production safety committee à Headquarters emergency and safety production department"à Branch (subsidiary) safety committee.

Health and safety performance targets

Zijin Mining is committed to creating a safe atmosphere for employees' independent safety management through systematization of safety, health and emergency management, intrinsic securitization of equipment and facilities, standardization of technological operation, scientization of accident prevention, and strict control and continuous improvement of employees' behaviors. Therefore, Zijin Mining has set a series of long-/mid-term health and safety performance objectives, including annual objectives and three-year objectives. Relevant performances are incorporated into salary evaluation factors.

Ø Annual targets:

§ Production safety accident control indexes: achieve the objective of "zero work casualty" and put an end to major production safety accidents

§ Occupational health control indexes: achieve the objective of "zero new occupational disease case", 98% of control rate of the occupational hazard factors, and 100% of the occupational health examination rate before, during and after work

§ Control indexes of dangerous and harmful factors and accident potential: 100% of the effective control rate of dangerous and harmful factors; 100% of the write-off rate of hidden risk rectification

§ Staff training indexes: 100% of the implementation rate of safety education and training plan, the staff training rate, the three-level safety education rate, and the certificate holding rate of "three-position staff"

§ To ensure that all outsourcing units into the company's integrated management scope

Ø Three-year targets (2020 - 2022):

Zijin Mining strives for the intrinsic securitization of equipment and facilities, standardization of technological operation, scientization of accident prevention, effective operation and continuous improvement of highly adaptable occupational health and safety management system, deep integration of informatization and occupational health and safety management, formation of safety culture of employee self-management and team cooperation, and leading in occupational health and safety performance among the international advanced mining companies.

§ Zero work casualty, zero new occupational disease case

§ The lost-time incident rate per million working hours decreased by 10% compared with the previous period, on a year-on-year basis

§ The total recordable injury rate per million working hours decreased by 10% compared with the previous period, on a year-on-year basis

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Key indicators

2019

Lost-time incident rate per million working hours

0.90

Total recordable injury rate per million working hours

1.40

Certificate of health and safety management system

With the enterprise core value of occupational health and safety, Zijin Mining strictly abides by the requirements of occupational health and safety regulations applicable in the place where it operates, including relevant industry management standards. It is committed to establishing an advanced occupational health and safety management system with industry-leading practices and standards. Therefore, Zijin Mining actively promotes ISO 45001, OHSAS 18001, safety production standardization and other certifications of health and safety management system throughout the Company, continuously improves the level of occupational health and safety production management and builds a long-term mechanism of safety production.



Mining enterprise and smelting enterprise

Type of certificate of health and safety management system

Certification time

Future work plan

Mine segment

Zijinshan Gold and Copper Mine

ISO 45001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

May 18, 2020 (click to download the certificate)


Zijinshan Gold and Copper Mine (open-pit mine)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-1 Enterprise

May 15, 2013


Zijinshan Gold and Copper Mine (Dadongbei tailings pool)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-1 Enterprise

May 15, 2013


Zijinshan Gold and Copper Mine (the second processing plant of copper mine)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-1 Enterprise

April 27, 2016


Zijinshan Gold and Copper Mine (underground mining plant)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

September 19, 2017


Zijinshan Gold and Copper Mine (hydrometallurgical plant of copper mine)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

May 28, 2019


Xinjiang Ashele Copper Industry Co., Ltd.

OHSAS 18001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

September 9, 2018 (click to download the certificate)


Xinjiang Ashele Copper Industry Co., Ltd. (underground mining)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

December 22, 2019


Xinjiang Ashele Copper Industry Co., Ltd. (tailings pool)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

September 9, 2018


Xinjiang Ashele Copper Industry Co., Ltd. (processing plant)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-3 Enterprise

March 15, 2020


Wuping Zijin Mining Co., Ltd.

ISO 45001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

May 13, 2020 (click to download the certificate)


Wuping Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (underground mine)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

August 20, 2018


Wuping Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (tailings pool)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

August 20, 2018


Wuping Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (processing plant)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

August 9, 2019


Qinghai West Copper Industry Co., Ltd. (processing plant of Deerni copper mine)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

October 8, 2018


Qinghai West Copper Industry Co., Ltd. (Deerni copper mine)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-3 Enterprise;

October 8, 2018


Qinghai West Copper Industry Co., Ltd. (tailings pool)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

October 8, 2018


Shanxi Zijin Mining Co., Ltd.

OHSAS 18001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

February 19, 2020 (click to download the certificate)


Shanxi Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (underground mine)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

January 21, 2017


Shanxi Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (tailings pool)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

January 24, 2019


Shanxi Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (processing plant)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

January 24, 2019


Hunchun Zijin Mining Co., Ltd.

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

January 31, 2018

The preparation of ISO 45001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System is under way, and it is expected to obtain the system certificate before December 31, 2020.

Hunchun Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (North mountain open-pit mine)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

July 4, 2018


Hunchun Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (processing plant)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

December 18, 2018


Hunchun Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (tailings pool of 9500t/d reconstruction and expansion project)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

December 18, 2018


Duobaoshan mining system of Heilongjiang Duobaoshan Copper Industry Inc.

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

February 3, 2018

It is planned to carry out occupational health system certification from April to June 2021.

Duobaoshan of Heilongjiang Duobaoshan Copper Industry Inc. (tailings pool)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

August 26, 2019


Duobaoshan of Heilongjiang Duobaoshan Copper Industry Inc. (processing plant)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

February 3, 2018


Neimenggu Golden China Minerals Inc. (open-pit mining plant of Bayanhar Obo gold mine)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

October 8, 2016


Neimenggu Golden China Minerals Inc. (processing plant of Bayanhar Obo gold mine)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

June 26, 2018


Urad Rear Banner Zijin Mining Co., Ltd.

OHSAS 45001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

July 13, 2020 (click to download the certificate)


Urad Rear Banner Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (Miaogou mining system)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

Mining area I: October 8, 2016, mining area III, July 24, 2017


Urad Rear Banner Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (Miaogou tailings pool)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

October 8, 2016


Urad Rear Banner Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (Sanguikou tailings pool)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

June 26, 2018


Urad Rear Banner Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (Sanguikou south ore block)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

June 26, 2018


Luoning Huatai Mining Development Co., Ltd.

OHSAS 18001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

November 27, 2019 (click to download the certificate)


Luoning Huatai Mining Development Co., Ltd. (Liegou mining area)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

October 29, 2018


Luoning Huatai Mining Development Co., Ltd. (Changling mining area)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

October 29, 2018


Nanwenhe Tungsten Mine of Wenshan Malipo Zijin Tungsten Group Co., Ltd. (underground mine)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-3 Enterprise

April 28, 2018


Yanjiao Tailings Pool at West Ore Block of Wenshan Malipo Zijin Tungsten Group Co., Ltd.

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

September 10, 2019


Processing Plant of Nanwenhe Tungsten Mine of Wenshan Malipo Zijin Tungsten Group Co., Ltd.

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

November 26, 2019


Shuiyindong Gold Mine of Guizhou Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (underground mine)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

March 21, 2014


Shuiyindong Gold Mine of Guizhou Zijin Mining Co., Ltd. (Xiaochang tailings pool)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-3 Enterprise

May 26, 2010


Fuyun Jinshan Mining Co., Ltd. (tailings pool)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

December 17, 2017

Due in December 2020, the closing is under way and the assessment of the security status of closing has been completed

Xinjiang Jinbao Mining Co., Ltd. (mine)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

May 7, 2017


Xinjiang Jinbao Mining Co., Ltd. (tailings pool)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

August 3, 2019


Xinjiang Jinbao Mining Co., Ltd. (processing plant)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

May 7, 2017


Xinjiang Jinbao Mining Co., Ltd. (primary concentrator)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

May 7, 2017


Luoyang Kunyu Mining Co., Ltd.

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-3 Enterprise

November 6, 2018


Daping Gold Mine of Yuanyang Huaxi Gold Co., Ltd. (east mining area and west mining area)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-3 Enterprise

November 13, 2018


Jinhe Gold Mine of Yuanyang Huaxi Gold Co., Ltd.

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-3 Enterprise

November 13, 2018


Primary and Secondary Concentrators of Yuanyang Huaxi Gold Co., Ltd.

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-3 Enterprise

November 13, 2018


Tailings Pool of Yuanyang Huaxi Gold Co., Ltd.

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-3 Enterprise

November 13, 2018


Zijin Zinc Co., Ltd.

OHSAS 18001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

December 13, 2016 (click to download the certificate)


Zijin Zinc Co., Ltd. (open-cast mining)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

January 5, 2019


Zijin Zinc Co., Ltd. (processing plant)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

September 16, 2018


Zijin Zinc Co., Ltd. (tailings pool)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

September 16, 2018


Longnan Zijin Mining Co., Ltd.

OHSAS 18001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

January 12, 2017 (click to download the certificate)


Tibet Julong Copper Co., Ltd.

The work plan for  production safety standardization is under way

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It is planned to obtain the production safety standardization certificate of open-pit mine and processing plant of Zhibula Copper Polymetallic Mine and Jiamagou tailings pool in 2022;

It is planned to obtain the production safety standardization certificate of open-pit mine and processing plant of Qulong Copper Polymetallic Mine in 2023

Smelting segment

Zijin Copper Co., Ltd.

OHSAS 18001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

October 22, 2019 (click to download the certificate)


Zijin Copper Co., Ltd. (hazardous chemicals, metallurgy)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

January 21, 2020 (hazardous chemicals); August 12, 2020 (non-ferrous heavy metal smelting)


Heilongjiang Zijin Copper Co., Ltd.

The certification for occupational health and safety management system is being carried out.

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The system certification is under way, and it is expected to obtain the system certificate in September 2020

Heilongjiang Zijin Copper Co., Ltd. (hazardous chemicals, metallurgy)

The production safety standardization Level-2 of non-ferrous heavy metal smelting enterprise is under way, as well as the production safety  standardization Level-3 of hazardous chemical enterprise

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The system certification is under way, and it is expected to complete the evaluation by December 2020

Bayannur Zijin Non-ferrous Metals Co., Ltd. (hazardous chemicals)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-3 Enterprise; OHSAS 18001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

May 8, 2018; August 12, 2019 (click to download the certificate)


Jilin Zijin Copper Co., Ltd.

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-3 Enterprise; OHSAS 18001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

December 1, 2017; December 16, 2019 (click to download the certificate)

It is planned to obtain ISO45001 Certificate in December 2020

Gold Smelting Co., Ltd.

OHSAS 18001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

October 18, 2017 (click to download the certificate)

It is expected to obtain ISO45001 Certificate in September 2020

Gold Smelting Co., Ltd. (metallurgy and others)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise

June 1, 2017

The certificate renewal is under way

Fujian Zijin Copper Co., Ltd. (nonferrous metallurgy)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise;

ISO 45001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

December 3, 2018;May 14, 2020 (click to download the certificate)


Luoning Zijin Gold Refinery Co., Ltd.

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-2 Enterprise; OHSAS 18001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

October 15, 2019; August 30, 2018 (click to download the certificate)


Luoyang Zijin Yinhui Gold Refinery Co., Ltd. (non-ferrous metal)

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-3 Enterprise

October 31, 2016


Fujian Jinshan High-abrasive Material Co., Ltd.

China's Production Safety Standardization Level-3 Enterprise

December 1, 2017


Overseas enterprises

Serbia Zijin Copper Industry Co., Ltd.

OHSAS 18001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

March 31, 2019 (click to download the certificate)


Continental Gold Inc. (Columbia)

OHSAS 18001 Certificate of Occupational Health and Safety Management System

December 13, 2017 (click to download the certificate)


Altynken Limited Liability Company

The certification for occupational health and safety management system is planned to be carried out.

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According to the Company policy, the ISO 45001:2018 Standard of Occupational Health and Safety Management System is  implemented, and the certification is carried out.

Joint Venture Zeravshan Limited Liability Company

The certification for occupational health and safety management system is planned to be carried out.

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According to the Company policy, the ISO 45001:2018 Standard of Occupational Health and Safety Management System is implemented, and the certification is carried out.

Longxing Limited Liability Company

The certification for occupational health and safety management system is planned to be carried out.

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According to the Company policy, the ISO 45001:2018 Standard of Occupational Health and Safety Management System is implemented, and the certification is carried out.

Norton Gold Fields Pty Limited

The certification for occupational health and safety management system is planned to be carried out.

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According to the Company policy, the ISO 45001:2018 Standard of Occupational Health and Safety Management System is implemented, and the certification is carried out.

La Compagnie Minière de Musonoie Global Société par Actions Simplifiée

The certification for occupational health and safety management system is planned to be carried out.

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According to the Company policy, the ISO 45001:2018 Standard of Occupational Health and Safety Management System is implemented, and the certification is carried out.  

La Carrière Du Lualaba Société par Actions Simplifiée

The certification for occupational health and safety management system is planned to be carried out.

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According to the Company policy, the ISO 45001:2018 Standard of Occupational Health and Safety Management System is implemented, and the certification is carried out.

Serbia Zijin Mining Co., Ltd.

The certification for occupational health and safety management system is planned to be carried out.

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According to the Company policy, the ISO 45001:2018 Standard of Occupational Health and Safety Management System is implemented, and the certification is carried out.