Thiele Earns Three Safety Awards at Georgia Mining Association Conference

Aug. 20, 2013 - Thiele Kaolin Company was recently presented three safety awards at the 2013 Georgia Mining Association conference. All three of the awards were granted on a basis of length of work completed without a lost time accident.

The Avant-Ennis Mine & mill was recognized for having worked 12 years and 2 months, Hobbs Clay Mine for having worked 4 years and 10 months, and Reedy Creek Division Plant for having worked 4 years and 4 months accident free.

In a written statement, Thiele said, "These awards are a testament to the safety oriented culture at Thiele, made possible by the focused employees and management personnel that strive to maintain an injury free workplace."

For more than 60 years, Thiele Kaolin Company, headquartered in Sandersville, Georgia (USA), has been one of the world's leading sources for processed kaolin clay. Thiele mines, processes, blends and delivers the full spectrum of kaolin coating and filler pigments, each tailored to meet individual customer's needs. For additional information about Thiele, visit

SOURCE: Thiele Kaolin Company