A Commitment To Safety
Doe Run’s Mine Rescue Teams Are Nationally Recognized, Helping The Company Keep Employees As Safe As Possible Underground.

A Commitment to Safety

Doe Run’s mine rescue teams are nationally recognized, helping the company keep employees as safe as possible underground.

Awards and Achievements

Doe Run’s commitment to sustainable operations drives the company to maintain high standards of employee safety, product excellence and environmental stewardship. In 2014, the company earned industry awards and certifications for its efforts in these areas.

Safety Awards

Doe Run’s Fabricated Products Inc. (FPI) surpassed 15 years and more than 1.4 million safe hours without a lost-time accident. The facility in Casa Grande, Arizona, has received a “Perfect Record Award” from the National Safety Council each year from 2000 through 2014.

In 2014, Doe Run’s mine rescue team again captured the highest mine rescue honor in the nation. Doe Run’s Maroon Team earned the national championship title at the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) 2014 Metal/Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Contest, prevailing against 41 other teams in the largest national contest to date. Doe Run’s Gray Team also competed in the 2014 Metal/Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Contest, finishing in sixth place.

The company’s two teams earned other accolades at national and regional mine rescue competitions.

  • Both the Gray Team and Maroon Team competed at the Missouri Regional Mine Rescue Contest in Rolla, where the Maroon Team earned the Best in State trophy, as well as first place in the technician team competition and second place in the field competition. The Gray Team received a first-place finish in first aid and third place in the field competition.
  • The Maroon Team competed in the Annual Southeast Region Mine Rescue Competition in Dalton, Georgia, where it earned first place in the technician team contest and second in the field contest.
  • The Gray Team placed first in the technician team competition and second in the first aid competition at the Colorado MNM Mine Rescue Contest in Lakewood, Colorado.

Manufacturing Excellence Award

DoeRun-AwardsAndRecognition-AwardMissouri Enterprise honored Doe Run with the prestigious Missouri impact! Award for Continuous Improvement in Manufacturing Excellence. The award recognized Doe Run for its commitment to achieving and maintaining “world class” manufacturing status, as well as the contributions the company makes to Missouri and the communities in which it operates. Read Scouting Supply Chain Improvements to learn about Doe Run’s new program with Missouri Enterprise.

ISO Certifications

Doe Run strives to reduce the impact of its operations and remain stewards of our shared environment. Several Doe Run facilities hold certifications from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the world’s largest developer of international standards for product quality and safety. Doe Run’s Sweetwater Mine and Mill, Fletcher Mine and Mill and Resource Recycling facility hold ISO 14001:2004 environmental management certifications. Additionally, Herculaneum, Resource Recycling and FPI’s Vancouver, Washington, facilities maintain ISO 9001:2008 certification for quality management systems.

Green Business Award

Doe Run received a 2014 St. Louis Green Business Challenge Award of Achievement from the St. Louis Regional Chamber for its sustainable business practices.