Otraco, Downer’s tyre management business, which forms part of our Mining division, was recently recognised with a prestigious customer award for its commitment to Zero Harm at the Swakop Uranium mine site in Namibia.

In presenting the 2017 Safety Award, Swakop Uranium recognised the team for its “commitment to safety, health, environment and work quality”.

Commenting on the award, Otraco’s General Manager, Mick Carr, said: “This award from Swakop Uranium demonstrates our team’s unwavering commitment to Zero Harm and to keeping everyone in the workplace safe. Zero Harm is embedded in our culture and fundamental to our future success. I thank Swakop Uranium for recognising our team in Namibia and congratulate all team members on delivering a safe outcome for our customer and Otraco.”

As the world leader in off-the-road (OTR) tyre management, the Otraco team works with the world’s leading mining businesses to reduce tyre operating costs, ultimately increasing productivity and enhancing workplace safety.

Otraco has over 60 tyre management service contracts in place across Australia, New Zealand, South America and Southern Africa.

Well done to the Otraco team in Namibia!