Awards & Recognition

Recognized for Mine Safety and
Operational Excellence

We believe that mine safety and continuous improvement are the foundation of responsible mining and metal production at Doe Run.

Doe Run’s two mine rescue teams practicing their mine safety and rescue skills underground.

Doe Run’s two mine rescue teams practicing their mine safety and rescue skills underground.

Our long-term success depends on us achieving high standards of both at our operations. We’re proud to have our operations and employees recognized within our industry for safety and operational excellence.

Mine Rescue Teams Enhance Mine Safety Preparedness

Seventeen Doe Run employees make up two mine rescue teams that serve as emergency responders for our Southeast Missouri Mining and Milling Division (SEMO). Doe Run’s Gray and Maroon mine rescue teams compete year-round in competitions that hone their safety skills, so they can help their fellow miners in the case of an emergency.

ISO Certifications for Environmental and Quality Commitments

Delivering on environmental performance and quality product commitments for our communities and customers is important. One way we demonstrate our commitment to performance is through International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certifications for 10 of our facilities.

ISO 14001 Environmental Management

  • Resource Recycling Plant (Boss, Missouri)
  • Sweetwater Mine and Mill (Missouri)
  • Fletcher Mine and Mill (Missouri)
  • Brushy Creek Mine and Mill (Missouri)
  • Buick Mine and Mill (Missouri)
  • Casteel Mine (Missouri)
  • Mine 29 (Missouri)

ISO 9001 Quality Management

  • Herculaneum Facility (Missouri)
  • Resource Recycling (Boss, Missouri)
  • Fabricated Products Inc., (Vancouver, Washington)

Awards

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Mine Rescue

Year Operation Award Description
2018

SEMO

Northern Regional Mine Rescue Contest

Doe Run’s Gray mine rescue team won First Place in the Field Competition, First Aid Competition and Team Trainer Competition.

2018

SEMO

Southeast Regional Mine Rescue Contest

Doe Run’s Maroon mine rescue team won Fourth Place in the Field Competition.

Safety

Year Operation Award Description
2017

Sweetwater Mill

No Lost-Time Achievement: 20 Years

Sweetwater Mill achieved 20 years with no lost‑time accidents.

2017

Brushy Creek Mill

No Lost‑Time Achievement: 10 Years

Brushy Creek Mill achieved 10 years with no lost‑time accidents.

2017

Buick Mine

Sentinels of Safety Award: Large Mine Category

The National Mining Association program recognizes mining companies with the greatest number of employee work-hours without injuries that result in lost workdays. Doe Run and its predecessors have received 28 Sentinels of Safety Awards since 1971.

2017

Seafab Metals Company

Perfect Record Award

The National Safety Council’s Perfect Record Award recognizes facilities for creating a safe work environment.

Mine Rescue

Year Operation Award Description
2017

SEMO

Northern Regional Mine Rescue Contest

Doe Run’s Gray mine rescue team won the Overall Championship, First Place in First‑Aid, Second Place in the Field Competition, and Third Place in the Technical Test.

2017

SEMO

Colorado Regional Mine Rescue Contest

Doe Run’s Maroon mine rescue team won the Overall Championship, First Place in the Mine Rescue Competition and Third Place in First‑Aid.

2017

SEMO

Missouri S&T Annual Mine Rescue Competition

Doe Run’s Maroon mine rescue team won Second Place in the Mine Rescue Field Event and Second Place in First‑Aid. The Gray team won Third Place in First‑Aid.

Business

Year Operation Award Description
2017

Corporate

APEX Awards for Publication Excellence

Doe Run received the award for its 2016 Sustainability Report website.

Safety

Year Operation Award Description
2016

Buick Mine

Sentinels of Safety Award: Large Mine Category

The National Mining Association program recognizes mining companies with the greatest number of employee work-hours without injuries that result in lost workdays. Doe Run and its predecessors have received 28 Sentinels of Safety Awards since 1971.

2016

Seafab Metals Company

Perfect Record Award

The National Safety Council’s Perfect Record Award recognizes facilities for creating a safe work environment.

Mine Rescue

Year Operation Award Description
2016

SEMO

Missouri S&T Annual Mine Rescue Competition

Doe Run’s Maroon mine rescue team won First Place in the Field Competition, Best in Association and Second Place in First‑Aid. The Gray team won Fourth Place in the Field Competition.

Business

Year Operation Award Description
2016

Resource Recycling Facility

SRI Quality System Registrar President’s Award for Commitment

The President’s Award for Commitment recognized Resource Recycling for maintaining ISO certification for 20 years.

2016

Resource Recycling Facility

Winchester Supplier Award for the Metals Category

Resource Recycling received the Supplier Award in the Metals Category from Winchester Ammunition.

2016

Corporate

APEX Awards for Publication Excellence

Doe Run received the award for its 2015 Sustainability Report website.

Safety

Year Operation Award Description
2015

Fabricated Products Inc. (FPI)

1.5 Million Safe Hours

FPI achieved 1.5 million hours without a lost‑time accident.

2015

Seafab Metals Company

Perfect Record Award

The National Safety Council’s Perfect Record Award recognizes facilities for creating a safe work environment.

Mine Rescue

Year Operation Award Description
2015

SEMO

Missouri S&T Annual Mine Rescue Competition

Doe Run’s Maroon mine rescue team won Best in State at the annual competition.

2015

SEMO

Northern Regional Mine Rescue Contest

Doe Run’s Maroon mine rescue team won the Overall Championship, First Place in the Field Competition, Second Place in First-Aid, and Second Place in the Technical Test.

2015

SEMO

Southeast Regional Mine Rescue Contest

Doe Run’s Gray mine rescue team won Third Place in the Technical Team Competition.

Business

Year Operation Award Description
2015

Corporate

APEX Awards for Publication Excellence

Doe Run received the award for its 2014 Sustainability Report website.

Safety

Year Operation Award Description
2014

Seafab Metals Company

Perfect Record Award

The National Safety Council’s Perfect Record Award recognizes facilities for creating a safe work environment.

Mine Rescue

Year Operation Award Description
2014

SEMO

MSHA Metal/Nonmetal National Mine Rescue Contest

Doe Run’s Maroon mine rescue team won First Place Overall. The Gray mine rescue team won Sixth Place in the Field Competition.

2014

SEMO

Southeast Regional Mine Rescue Contest

Doe Run’s Maroon mine rescue team won First Place in the Technician Team Competition and Second Place in the Field Competition.

2014

SEMO

Missouri S&T Annual Mine Rescue Competition

Doe Run’s Maroon mine rescue team earned the Best in State trophy, First Place in the Technician Team Competition and Second Place in the Field Competition. The Gray team won First Place in First-Aid and Third Place in the Field Competition.

Business

Year Operation Award Description
2014

Corporate

Missouri Impact! Award for Continuous Improvement in Manufacturing Excellence

Doe Run received the award for Continuous Improvement in Manufacturing Excellence from Missouri Enterprise, which recognizes companies that contribute to the success of Missouri business and community/state economic development.

Safety

Year Operation Award Description
2013

SEMO

Sentinels of Safety Award

Two Doe Run Mines, Buick Mine and Mine #29 received this most prestigious mine safety award in the nation.

2013

SEMO

3 million safe hours

SEMO achieved 3 million safe hours  without lost-time accident for the third time in its history (1989, 1996 2012).

2013

Seafab Metals Company

Perfect Record Award

The National Safety Council’s Perfect Record Award recognizes facilities for creating a safe work environment.