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Ma’aden Standardizes on IHS for Global EHS System of Record

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Source: IHS Markit

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- IHS (NYSE: IHS), a leading global source of critical information and insight today announced that the Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) has chosen the IHS Operational Excellence Solution as the system of record for its global Environment, Health & Safety Initiative EHS1.

“Ma’aden is an industry leader with this EHS1 initiative and we’re happy to be partnering to help them achieve their operational excellence goals for continuous improvement,” said J. Scott Lockhart, IHS senior vice president, Operational Excellence and Risk Management. “This project will serve as a benchmark for other companies in the region as they strive to align policies, processes and systems to deliver sustainable improvements in business performance.”

“The Ma’aden Aluminum division deployed this solution last year with IHS and we knew from the success of that project that IHS was a trusted partner committed to our success and to continuing to expand their presence to the Middle East, “ said Ahmed Ajabnoor Director, Corporate Sustainability Assurance (CSA), Ma’aden. “That project set the benchmark for our corporate objectives. We are excited to find a single vendor who has the breadth of offerings to support and underpin our entire EHS1 initiative.”

Ma’aden has a commitment to a culture of continuous improvement and its EHS1 initiative is one of the cornerstones to achieving this and joining other world-class companies as a leader in EHS excellence. As part of this effort, Ma’aden needed an enterprise-wide EHS solution for managing its EHS programs across its six subsidiaries and industry business lines: Ma’aden Gold and Base Metals company, Ma’aden Phosphate Company, Ma’aden Industrial Mineral Company, Ma’aden Infrastructure Company, Ma’aden Aluminum Company, and Ma’aden Waad Al-Shamal Phosphate Company.

The IHS Operational Excellence Solution will enable Ma’aden to manage risk, drive workflow efficiency and optimize resources - uncovering opportunities for innovation and growth. Global industry leaders are increasingly focused on aligning elements of operational excellence and identifying a new competitive advantage.

IHS enables organizations to address a broad spectrum of challenges associated with environmental performance, health and safety, risk management, product stewardship and compliance assurance. IHS helps asset-intensive companies drive the convergence of information and processes across all of these disciplines meeting ever-greater demands for accurate, timely sustainability information.

For information about the IHS Operational Excellence Solution, visit http://www.ihs.com/products/ehs-sustainability/index.aspx

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