Impact of EMS (ISO 14001) on a manganese mine operations in Gabon: Case study

Thierry Ngoundou Boulamatari, Charles Mbohwa, Ignatio Madanhire

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The impact of Environmental Management System (EMS) Through ISO 14001:2004 on a Gabonese Mining Company (Comilog) was assessed. Companies around the world nowadays get certified to different environmental standards and some tend to get more than environmental benefits. This study takes a closer look at a manganese company based in Moanda, Gabon. The study investigated the level of implementation of EMS through ISO 14001:2004 as well as the comparison of productivity prior and after a formal implementation of the standards.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)246-255
Number of pages10
JournalProceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management
Issue numberOCT
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventIEOM Bogota Conference / 1st South American Congress 2017 - Bogota, Colombia
Duration: 25 Oct 201626 Oct 2016


  • Environment
  • ISO 14001
  • Improvement
  • Productivity
  • Safety

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Strategy and Management
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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