Within the context of the carbide industry, SACC is one among a few companies who has invested time, resources and capital in order to obtain and maintain a ISO 14001 listing.

Environment Policy

All activities, products and services that SA Calcium Carbide controls, or influences at both Newcastle and Ballengeich sites, that have or can have significant impact on the environment, related to:

• The production of calcium carbide and its derivatives,
• The manufacturing of steel drums, and
• The packaging and distribution of the product.

Top management commits itself to the following principles based on the ISO14001:2004 standards:

• Continual improvement of environmental performance and the prevention of pollution,
• Complying with all applicable legislation and other applicable environmental requirements,
• Setting, implementing and reviewing objectives and targets;
• Ensure an environmental management system is documented, implemented and maintained;
• Communicating the contents of the policy to all relevant stakeholders and to all persons working for or on behalf of the organisation, and
• The policy is available to the public.

Environmental Certificates