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Our "Best For Project" Philosophy

About Cementation

Cementation is an underground mine contracting and engineering company, providing mine development and production services for Clients throughout the world. We are focused on safety and committed to our ultimate goal of zero harm within our operations.

We understand that mine owners are looking for safe work, engineering that adds value, and a contractor willing to work with them, and together meet budget and schedule challenges head on. Cementation is and has always been that contractor. Our best for project philosophy embodies all of these concepts.

In 1914 Albert Francois patented the Cementation Process which today the mining industry knows as grouting. In 1919 the Cementation Company was formed to introduce and apply grouting techniques within the mining industry and the rest is history. Since 1919 the Cementation group has worked on projects around the world, applying innovative solutions to technically challenging projects. Today we still embrace the innovative spirit which was the origin of the company.

Vision and Mission

Our Vision:
To fundamentally change the way mine contracting is carried out within our industry, for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Our Mission:
To earn the distinction of being the mining contractor of choice of both Clients and Employees through excellence in safety, performance beyond all expectations, and building of long term relationships based on a best for project philosophy.

Corporate Values

Strategies change, values don't. Our corporate values remain constant regardless of strategy, Client, geographical location of work, and other dynamic factors within our business.

  • Our belief in working safely and eliminating injuries must pervade everything we do. We are committed to safety because it is the right way to work.
  • We want to treat our people well and give them every opportunity to succeed within our business and in life.
  • We want to establish and maintain long term relationships with Clients, suppliers, and partners.
  • We must be honest with our Clients and base project decisions on what is best for the project.
  • We want to be proud of the projects we carry out.
  • We strive to work as a team; within our own group, with our Parent company and sister companies, and with our Clients, suppliers and partners.
  • We cannot be afraid to try new ideas that do not compromise safety.
  • We must be performance driven, on our projects, in our head office, wherever we apply ourselves. This ultimately means results driven and action biased.

Murray & Roberts

Murray & Roberts has a long and proud heritage of more than a century and is today recognized as a multinational project lifecycle group. It’s the Group’s vision, by 2025, to be a leading multinational group that applies its project lifecycle capabilities to optimize client’s fixed capital investment. The Group achieves this by focusing its expertise and capacity on delivering sustainable and fit-for-purpose project engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance solutions.

The Group delivers its capabilities into three global market sectors: oil & gas; metals & minerals; and power & water.

Murray & Roberts is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, and is listed on the JSE Limited. It has offices in Africa, Australasia, Europe and North America.

Murray & Roberts
Underground Mining Platform

The Murray & Roberts Underground Mining platform is comprised of five independently operated Cementation mine contracting and engineering companies, each established and carrying out work in Canada, the United States, South America, South Africa and Australasia. International projects outside of these regions can be handled by one of the companies, or as joint ventures between two or more of the five depending on the project requirements. Collectively, the Cementation companies have carried out projects in over 30 countries and under the Murray & Roberts underground mining platform work together, share global best practices and support each other with specialist personnel and equipment.

The Cementation mining companies making up the underground mining platform are owned by Murray & Roberts.

Kitikmeot Cementation Mining & Development Ltd

Kitikmeot Cementation Mining and Development Ltd (KCMD) is a partnership between Kitikmeot Corporation of Nunavut and Cementation Canada Inc. Established in 2005, the partnership services Northern underground mine development work while providing a platform for Inuit employment and training. KCMD is a mining partnership built on safety, success and respect for the North.

About Cementation AG

Cementation AG (Aboveground) specializes in designing, procuring and constructing multi-faceted systems and facilities for unloading/loading, storing, conditioning and processing minerals. As part of the Cementation USA operating group and our affiliation with the global family of Murray & Roberts Companies, we are well positioned to carry out work in the USA and wherever our Clients take us.

Our team has a strong history of delivering systems that enjoy outstanding reliability, and are designed with Total Cost of Ownership in mind.

A key part of building enduring relationships is delivering value for money, value that is created by being accountable. To us this means formulating real solutions tied to mutually agreed performance measures with incentive/penalty stipulations.

Our fundamental approach is centered on acquiring a clear understanding of the challenges, gathering facts, identifying gaps, and then collaboratively formulating a path to success.

About Merit Consultants International,
a division of Cementation Canada Inc.

Merit Consultants international (Merit) provides Project and Construction Management services for surface facilities associated with the mining industry. Committed to keeping project control in the hands of the Owner while working seamlessly with the project’s engineering and construction groups, Merit acts as an extension of the Owner’s team to assist in the selection, coordination, operation and management of resources that are “best for project”. These resources include project and construction management personnel as well as estimating, scheduling, contract development and purchasing expertise for projects worldwide. Merit also manages studies, or carries out specific study areas or services from scoping through feasibility.

Aboriginal Partnerships

Cementation is recognized as a "partner of choice" for First Nations and Inuit groups based on the company's focus on opportunities for the communities we work in and respect for the people within these communities and regions. Part of our Mission Statement is to establish long term relationships with partners and it is important that the company's goals are aligned with those of our partners. Cementation strives to achieve this within all Aboriginal partnerships.

Corporate Structure

The Cementation group based in the Americas is comprised of the following companies:

  • Cementation Canada Inc.
    • Kitikmeot Cementation Mining and Development Ltd. (KCMD)
    • Cementation Québec
    • Cementation Mining Mexico SA de CV
  • Cementation USA Inc.
    • Cementation AG
  • Cementation Sudamérica SpA
  • Merit Consultants International


SAFETY SHARE

It is important that we have a reporting culture where all our employees are encouraged to report all near misses and close calls. A strong reporting culture will ensure that every hazard is controlled, risk is reduced in the workplace, and harmful incidents are prevented because ...

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