Rosebel is one of the largest private employers in Suriname. The majority of our employees are Surinamese employees, including employees from Brokopondo. The gold mining industry is dynamic and knows many challenges. It is the people in the company that make the difference and it depends on those people whether or not the company objectives are realized. Therefore, empowering people is one of the most important company principles of Rosebel. Empowering people means that employees are stimulated and given the opportunities to successfully perform their duties. Only then can they make an optimal contribution to the realization of the production objectives and objectives in the field of health, safety and environment.
Twenty-six percent (26%) of the Rosebel Gold Mines workforce is LOCAL.
The definition for a LOCAL employee at Rosebel Gold Mines, is a person who falls under at least 1 of the categories below and is (or has) either:
a) born in the district of Brokopondo or the Pikin Saramacca area, or
b) parents born in the district of Brokopondo or the Pikin Saramacca area, or
c) married to someone from the district of Brokopondo or the Pikin Saramacca area
The Communities of interest (COIs) are as follows:
• Nieuw Lombe
• Nieuw Koffiekamp
• Nieuw Jacobkondre