The Provincial Office for the Environment, Waste Management and Community Services of Lunda Sul, headed by its Provincial Director, Carlos Isabel Ferreira, gave yesterday, May 08 of the current year, a positive note to Sociedade Mineira de Catoca for strictly complying with the aspect related to the mitigation of environmental risks in relation to activities that generate air pollution.
In the view of the engineer and provincial director of the Environment Office of Lunda Sul, Carlos Isabel Ferreira, the Sociedade Mineira de Catoca demonstrated maturity in the area of environmental protection system, in the performance of physical activities that directly impact on the degradation of the environment.
"Catoca it has developed considerably, in my opinion, now it is much more concerned with the environment, and, in a way, with human health, which can serve as an example for the province itself ”, he acknowledged.
Another important point that aroused the auditors' attention has to do with the qualification of technicians in some areas where they have passed, which in turn, were clear in their approaches when called upon to intervene.
In this regard, health professionals Catoca, led by the Head of the Environment Sector, Sabino Coqueia, made it known that, regardless of the activities carried out by the company impacting the environment, they are concerned with restoring the environment.
"We are anxious to leave the environment as we found, for example, with the planting of seedlings in the areas degraded by us".
Remember that the itinerary included the mechanical workshop (scrap, tires and batteries), fuel tanks, domestic, industrial, hospital and radioactive waste deposits, wastewater and potable water treatment plant, tailings containment basin, seedling nurseries and the health area and the new cutting-edge technologies were among these the main assumptions and differential indicators audited with greater inclemency by the Provincial Office for the Environment, Waste Management and Community Services.