Mining Sector

With over 35 years’ experience in records and information management, we have been successfully managing and protecting essential information and records for many years. This means we are fully conversant with the fundamental and specific needs and requirements of each sector. When it comes to the mining and construction industries, we have a deep understanding of the regulations and standards governing the industry and the importance of compliance.

Mining Sector

With over 35 years’ experience in records and information management,
we have been successfully managing and protecting essential information and records for many years. This means we are fully conversant with the fundamental and specific needs and requirements of each sector.
When it comes to the mining and construction industries,
we have a deep understanding of the regulations and standards governing the industry
and the importance of compliance.

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Why trust Metrofile with your mining records and information management?

Metrofile holds many firsts in the records and information management industry, being 1st to introduce off site record storage; 1st to introduce sophisticated random-based storage software systems, 1st to pioneer outsourced scanning bureaus and 1st to offer image and data hosting services. We also:

Have facilities that meet international best-practice standards

Have world-class, round-the-clock security

Are well entrenched in the mining services industry

Adhere to the regulations & standards that govern the mining industry

Benefits of Metrofile mining records & information management

Assessing your risk

When assessing your risk, consider the following:

  • Are your records stored in a safe place to avoid serious losses through fire, flooding, pest control damage or major catastrophe?
  • Are you able to easily find critical records?
  • How long does it take to retrieve a record?
  • Do you ever misfile or lose records?
  • What are the financial or legal implications if you cannot find an important record?
  • Do you have an effective document management system to manage both electronic and physical records?
  • Are you able to conduct quick searches on large volumes of data?
  • Do you have a records management policy or file plan in place?
  • Do you keep records for the correct retention periods in line with legislative requirements?

Do you have specific retention policies in place to remain fully compliant with the following Acts?

  • PAIA
  • PoPIA
  • Occupational Health& Safety Act
  • Mine Health & Safety Act
  • Mineral & Petroleum Resources Development Act
  • Mineral & Petroleum Resources Royalty (Administration) Act
  • Minerals Act
  • National Water Act
  • National Dust Control Regulations 2013 under the National Environment: Air Quality Act
  • Compensation for Occupational Injuries & Diseases Act
  • All others that may apply

Technological leaders

Metrofile will ensure that your:

  • Service delivery is enhanced and lost and misfiled information minimised
  • Files are properly organised, decreasing duplication
  • Efficiencies are increased, allowing instant access to files and more time for important functions

Many mining groups have already benefited greatly from our records and information management solutions, which include:

  • Onsite and offsite image processing
  • Onsite active file management
  • Software (including hosting of scanned images)
  • Offsite Ssorage
  • Storage of inactive and semi-active records

which are essential for common record types and departments such as:

  • Medical records
  • Employee files (human resources)
  • Training (human resources development)
  • Health and Ssafety
  • Project files
  • Financial documents
Mining Services

We will manage the risk of safeguarding critical records and information and ensure  fast access to whatever is required,
when required, thereby reducing risk and improving efficiencies. 100’s of key divisions in large mining and construction
groups have already benefited greatly from our records and information management solutions.

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