Pursuit of operational excellence with measurable results in EHS

RDZ Consulting offers a consulting service with strategic vision in Environment, Safety and Health. This service is aimed at visionary companies that innovate and seek operational excellence, optimizing resources, minimizing costs and to grow business profitability, hand in hand with systems and tools that demonstrate an authentic commitment to sustainability. “We are ready to accompany you in this path of growth”.

Fernando Rodríguez is a professional engineer with more than 20 years of experience in Environment, Safety and Health Systems; Having worked for 19 years at Barrick Gold Corporation, in operational, regional and corporate roles. He has led many projects in different countries around the world.

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By investing in Environment, Health and Safety Programs, with a prevention-oriented commitment and in an intelligent way, you can achieve more successful, more responsible and lower cost operations


Consulting Services based on Experience and Skills


These are some of the companies demonstrating an authentic commitment towards improvement. We are ready to accompany you in this path of growth.

Yamana Gold – Corporate Office

“Implementation of MAC Towards Sustainable Mining and WGC Responsible Gold Mining Principles “

Conducting sustainability assurance for their four South American operations (i.e., El Peñón and Minera Florida – Chile, Cerro Moro – Argentina and Jacobina – Brazil) during a three year period.

In association with Borealis Environmental Consulting Inc  Vancouver – Canada

Sierra Metals – Corporate Office

“Corporate Sustainability – Strategic Planning”

Developed and facilitated a Sustainability Strategic Planning Workshop (Safety, Health, Environmental and Social Management) and follow up sessions for Yauricocha Mine in Peru, Bolivar and Cusi in Mexico.

Antamina – International Sustainability Standards

“Strategic Alignment against the International Council of Mining and Metals (ICMM) Performance Expectations”

Development of Policies and Standards adapting to the International Council of Mining and Metals (ICMM) Sustainability Principles, in components as: Climate Change, Water Stewardship, Tailings Storage Facility, Mine Closure and Biodiversity

Minsur S.A. – Corporate Environmental Initiative

“Strategic Alignment against the International Council of Mining and Metals (ICMM) Requisites”

Consulting service in order to design, establish and develop a series of strategic position statements, policies and standards at the corporate level, for environmental components as water quality, air quality, climate change and biodiversity.

This service is in progress, performed between April and September 2019

Minera Barrick Misquichilca S.A. – Lagunas Norte Mine

“Compliance Assurance Review – Environmental, Social and Operational Commitments”

Conduct a completeness review and validation of the site´s Environmental Obligations Register

Compliance Assurance process conducted at the mine-site using a prioritized protocol.

Optimize the existing Obligation Database

Service conducted between May and July 2019

Lundin Gold – Fruta Del Norte Project

“Alignment against the International Cyanide Management Code”

Strategic consulting service focused on ensuring the project construction, commissioning and early phase of operations is in alignment with the principles established under the International Cyanide Management Code. This service is in progress, delivered from May 2019 until December 2019

Pan American Silver – Shahuindo Mine

“Training on the Cyanide Management Code”

A 16-hour course on the International Cyanide Management Code principles. Conducted at the mine-site and intended for professionals in operational and supporting roles. The service was performed in March 2019.

Mineros S.A. – Gualcamayo Mine

“International Cyanide Code Re-certification Audit”

San Juan, Argentina.

Conducted the Cyanide Code re-certification audit (field portion) between December 10th and December 13th 2018.

Service provided in collaboration with SmartAccess Socio Environmental Consulting LLC

Pan American Silver – La Arena Unit

“Operations Manual for Managing Contact Water”

Tahoe Resources La Arena unit requested the development of a contact water management manual, which consisted of a summary of operational guidance and decision criteria for the extraction, conveyance, treatment and discharge of mining effluents, in order to ensure compliance with the legal requirements and to demonstrate environmental and social responsibility.

The service was carried out within the facilities of La Arena between the months of September and November 2018.

Consulting service carried out in collaboration with Envphys Peru Consulting firm.

Minera Barrick Misquichilca S.A. – Lagunas Norte Unit

“Internal Audit, Diagnosis and Follow-up of the site Environmental Management System”

Minera Barrick Misquichilca Lagunas Norte Unit requested to evaluate its environmental management system through an internal audit process in order to verify the maintenance and control process,  and to identify opportunities for improving the system.

Likewise, the level of compliance against its “Legal Requirements” register was evaluated, reporting the progress and compliance status with respect to the findings identified in internal audit.

These activities are aimed to ensure that Lagunas Norte is better prepared for the external  re-certification under ISO 14001:2015.

The service was carried out within the LN facilities between the months of October and December of 2018.

Consulting service carried out in collaboration with Envphys Peru consulting firm.


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