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African Rainbow Minerals (ARM)
African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) has been certified as one of South Africa's Best Employers for 2012/13. Independent research into their employee offerings showed this company has outstanding working conditions. On this page you will find out exactly what makes them one of SA's best companies to work for.
African Rainbow Minerals (ARM)
29 Impala Road
Tel: +27 (11) 779 1300
From the research by the CRF Institute
The Best Employers certification is only awarded to organisations that meet the highest standard in HR. In the research, all critical areas of the HR management of the participating organisations were assessed. The rating showed that African Rainbow Minerals has outstanding employee offerings and thus qualified for the exclusive Best Employers certification. The Research
Outstanding working conditions
- The ability to attract and retain top talent
- Fosters entrepreneurialism and diversity
- Encourages a healthy work/life balance
- Promotes a sense of value and belonging among employees
About the company
As a leading South African diversified mining and minerals company with world-class long-life, low unit cost assets, African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) is committed to forging mutually beneficial partnerships with key players in the resource sector. In 2010 ARM successfully completed its 2 x 2010 strategy to double production in its diversified portfolio of assets. This strategy culminated in the delivery of seven high-quality, long-life, low unit cost mines. The company continues to pursue growth with focus on its iron ore, coal, nickel and copper projects.
Facts and figures
|Total staff employed (full-time):
||28 704 (including 17 208 contractors) as at 30 June 2011
|Annual turnover in Rands:
||R15 357 million for 2011 (RSA only) as at 30 June 2011
||Mining and Minerals
||Based predominantly in South Africa with interests in the Southern African region
|Core services/products offered:
||PGMs, Nickel, Iron Ore, Manganese Ore, Manganese Alloys, Chrome Ore, Chrome Alloys, Coal and Copper
|B-BBEE scorecard rating:
||Level 3 contributor
‘A dynamic working environment’
"What I appreciate most about ARM is that it provides individuals with an extremely dynamic working environment where people are allowed to grow and think creatively about the future of the business. "
"To thrive in this environment individuals need passion, drive, self-belief and a willingness to take it all in."
Ulanda Carvalho, 25, is a Project Co-ordinator and has a BA degree with Honours in Culture and Media Studies. She joined the company in 2011 and is responsible for project co-ordination.
"I get excited about the challenges that confront me as a Furnaces Manager. I enjoy the tough and rapidly changing environment within ARM as it provides the perfect stimulation to maximise my potential. "
"The type of talent that will thrive at ARM are individuals who are hungry for success and who are willing to make a difference wherever they are."
Thabo Nzima, Production Manager – Furnaces, has a B.Sc (Hons) Metallurgy and joined the company in 2006.