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Back to Basics supports Mufulira Rugby 7s Tournament

August 2017   The Mufulira/Mopani  7’s Rugby Tournament  took place on the  4 – 6 August in Zambia and our Zambian partner – Nuco Industrial Services / Nuco Nutrition was there! This annual event  is organised by Mopani Copper Mines and is sponsored by them...
Plugging the Gap

Plugging the Gap

Read the following articles to understand the concerns in the industry. Anglo American looks at how nutrition affects shift workers Why South Africans are Fat but Hungry BBBEE Codes of good practice The Perfect Storm The time will be well spent in understanding the...
The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm

In taking advantage of getting out of hospitality (hostels), by offering live out allowances to the workforce, mining and industry may have created “The Perfect Storm”, guaranteeing a negative result in productivity and increased absenteeism. Looking back...
Shift workers

Shift workers

Eat smart, work right Nutrition for commercial drivers Increase your energy and improve your sleep with smart food choices. Whether you work as a courier, an ambulance or truck driver, or a company rep, chances are that at some point you will have experienced driver...
BBBEE Codes of good practice

BBBEE Codes of good practice

BEE codes of good practice, Department of Trade and Industry codes and charters for different sectors. The Mining Charter is but one example of multiple legislative issues that need to be complied with regards the companies responsibility to supply adequate nutrition...
Why South Africans are Fat but Hungry

Why South Africans are Fat but Hungry

ARTICLE BY: Wilma Stassen, originally appeared on page 8 – The Independent Science Section – 4 April 2015 About 40% of the population eats food with so little nutrition that they are malnourished – and its affecting our health and productivity. Food is a...
Dehydration

Dehydration

Intense work or exercise in the heat and serious illness can quickly lead to dehydration. Drinking lots of fluid with electrolytes can prevent it.  The brain is 85% water, and an adult loses 10 cups of fluid each day, even without exercising. In order to keep the...