Ma’aden achieves IFA Protect and Sustain Certification Product and successfully maintains ISO Certifications
The Ma’aden Phosphate Company (MPC), an affiliate of Ma’aden, has been awarded the “Protect and Sustain Certification” certificate from the International Fertilizer Association (IFA). The certificate was presented during the IFA Strategic Forum 2017 held on 14-15 November 2017 in Zurich, Switzerland.
The IFA product stewardship initiative delivers a global standard for product stewardship throughout the world’s fertilizer industries. The IFA Protect and Sustain certification highlights MPC’s excellent management system from plant to customers including product development and planning, sourcing and contractor management, manufacturing techniques, supply chain and marketing and sales.
“This award is an important addition to the long list of certifications achieved by the Ma’aden Phosphate Company,” said Hassan Al Ali, President of Ma’aden Phosphate Company. “We are proud of achieving such a high score within the rigorous conditions established by the International Fertilizer Association.
we will continue building operational capabilities within Ma’aden so that we can maintain our position as a globally competitive organization that reliably delivers a high quality product.” Mr. Khalid Al Rowais Ma’aden Phosphate Company (MPC) chairman added.
MPC has already been successfully certified for the Effective Implementation of Energy Management Systems (ISO 50001:2001) at its Ras Al Khair plants for di-ammonium phosphate and phosphoric acid, sulphuric acid, power and utility, ammonia, phosphoric acid and di-ammonium phosphate.
DNV write the full name of DNV conducted simultaneous audits in Ras Al-Khair and Al-Jalamid on Management Systems related to environmental management, quality practices, health procedures and energy efficiencies adopted in all aspects of operations. These successful audits resulted in the DNV recommendation that MPC should maintain existing ISO certificates for ISO 9001:2008 for quality, ISO 14001:2004 for environment, OHSAS 18001:2007 for occupational health and safety and ISO 50001:2011 for energy.
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