MACON, Ga., May 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — KaMin received the 2015 Safety Achievement Award for the Large Company Category at the spring meeting of the Industrial Minerals Association – North America in Washington, DC. The IMA-NA Safety Achievement Award recognizes the best reportable injury rate for an individual IMA-NA member company in this category, which is comprised of 14 peer companies. In this case, KaMin employees worked more than 700,000 hours during 2015, with an incident rate of 0.76 per 200,000 employee work hours. The industry average rate for the period was 2.49.
“We are proud of our employees and their dedication to working safely,” said Rankin Hobbs, CEO of KaMin. “Safety is one of our core values, and integral to the strength of our business. We work diligently to ensure that safety is the top priority of every employee when they come to work each day.”
Rankin Hobbs, CEO of KaMin, receives award from Edward Flynn, Vice Chairman of IMA-NA.
About KaMin LLC and CADAM S.A. – With 90 years of experience in mining and processing kaolin clay, KaMin delivers value to customers worldwide with high quality kaolin solutions for the most demanding applications. KaMin mines and produces its kaolin in the US at three Georgia plants – Macon, Sandersville and Wrens – and at its CADAM S.A. subsidiary in Brazil. KaMin has been recognized not only as a leader in product quality and export volumes, but also in its safe mining practices for many consecutive years.
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