Australia’s minerals industry will introduce the Mining Association of Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining system to further improve site-level performance through regular and transparent reporting on safety, environmental and social indicators.
Environment & sustainability
Thiess’ Mount Owen team has led environmental management to ensure dust, noise and blasting emission impacts are minimised on local communities.
BHP and the Banjima Native Title Aboriginal Corp. have commenced a joint investigation to understand the cause of the rock fall at a registered Bajima site.
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The release of the ‘Code of Conduct for Mineral Explorers in the Northern Territory’ by the Minister for Mining and Industry will help mineral explorers and land managers work together for more jobs and greater prosperity for all Territorians.
K2fly’s heritage software solution is being used by global miners to overcome some of the operational issues inherent in cultural heritage management.
Vale has entered into a Global Settlement to repair the environmental and social damage resulting from the Brumadinho dam rupture.
Deswik has entered a partnership with Australian environmental consultancy RGS Environmental that will allow both companies to deliver comprehensive life of mine planning solutions to their clients.
BHP has signed a renewable power purchasing agreement to supply up to 50% of its electricity needs at the Kwinana Refinery from Merredin Solar Farm.