For any surface mining operation the question of whether or not to join an important one. There is only one like ASPASA.
While joining a long-standing, reputable association does give you the benefit of their name behind yours, it’s also about the services provided
As a surface mining operation, you want to get on with the job. But you also have to keep up with new legislation and regulations. You need to ensure your Health and Safety practices are top-notch and within the legal requirements, and you need to ensure you do everything that is required to maintain a financially secure business. Environment, Skills Development and Quality are important issues for any surface mine.