ArmInfo. The international company GeoProMining, which employs about 2500 people in Armenian-located enterprises, is taking additional measures for sanitary prevention and counteracting the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
As the company's press service told ArmInfo, round-the-clock monitoring of the epidemiological situation is being carried out at the enterprises for the purpose of sanitary and epidemiological prevention; the activities of the services for the prevention and timely detection of viral diseases are coordinated from a single center, medical workers have increased the number of visits and examinations. The enterprises have a stock of disinfectants, non-contact thermometers and personal protective equipment. Periodic inter-shift preventive disinfection of vehicles and workplaces is carried out.
GeoProMining assets in Armenia continue to operate as usual, taking into account the high responsibility of the company to employees, communities of their presence, and the state.
Despite certain difficulties in the sphere of supply and logistics, enterprises are trying to find possible solutions, and the supply of basic supplies of consumables for the normal functioning of enterprises is two months. As Group President Roman Khudoly said, "Today, enterprises around the world are faced with the challenges posed by the global coronavirus pandemic. However, the efficiency and viability of enterprises is largely due to the attitude of their employees to the issues of sanitary and epidemiological safety, since personal hygiene and responsibility are the key to general security. The safe and efficient functioning of key enterprises for the country depends on the responsible approach of each employee to this series of tasks. I am sure that responsibility and precaution will help us pass this test without serious consequences>. Recall that the "Armenian" portfolio of the diversified international group of mining companies GeoProMining includes GPMGold, which operates the Sotsk gold deposit and the Ararat gold recovery plant and Agarak copper molybdenum plant. About 2500 employees work at the enterprises. In general, over the years of work in Armenia, GeoProMining's investments in the development of Armenian assets exceeded $ 540 million.