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Cerrejon and Drummond lead the ranking on reputation in the mining sector

In the last year, the percentage of officials who are satisfied with the contribution to the development of mining companies grew by 10%.


Reputation tracking in mining companies in Colombia
Cerrejon and Drummond lead the ranking on reputation in the mining sector | Image taken from Larepública.co

Taking into account the Eighth Reputation Panel of the Mining Sector, in which presidents of mining companies met; directors and representatives of public entities; and experts from the sector, the main successes and challenges faced by the mining sector in terms of relationship management, trust and reputation were discussed. Due to the fact that in the last report that Brújula Minera compiled on the companies in the sector with the best reputation this year, it was possible to show that Cerrejón came in first place, Drummond ranked second and Cerromatoso won third place. This study is carried out by Jaime Arteaga & Asociados and the Centro Nacional de Consultoría and measures the perceptions, concerns and expectations about mining in the different interest groups. The results have also been positive and the relationship with the members of this sector has improved. In the last year, the percentage of officials who are satisfied with the contribution to development by mining companies grew by 10%, the result went from 30% in 2021 to 40% in 2022. Although, despite this improvement, for government officials this perception has not been better, since the opinion regarding the commitment of mining companies to the environment was 34% and in 2022 it dropped one percentage point and was located at 33%. After the top three of these companies is Argos in fourth position, Mineros in fifth position, Zijin Continental Gold in sixth position, C.I Milpa S.A in seventh position, AngloGold Ashanti in eighth position, Coquecol in ninth position and finally PazdelRío was in the last position. ranking position. Similarly, citizens in the mining municipalities recognize a better performance with respect to their regions, since 80% of the inhabitants of the municipalities consider that mining well done brings development to the regions where it operates; and in the regions that produce thermal coal, metallurgical coal, and precious metals and stones, they consider that the mining sector is the one that contributes the most to the communities where they work.


Article taken from larepublica.co

By: Nicolás Escobar Escobar


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