The Responsible Mining Foundation launches their newly-developed Responsible Mining Index 2018, which aims to encourage continuous improvement in responsible mining and highlight what still needs to be done by large-scale mining companies.
Environment & sustainability
The interim chief of the Minerals Council of Australia, David Byers, has urged the National Energy Guarantee to adopt a number of new measures or risk further diminishing the country’s competitiveness in the international resources sector.
Yesterday, Anglo American launched its sustainability strategy and announced the goals that it aims to meet in order to make the mining industry more sustainable between now and 2030.
The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines intends to implement the Towards Sustainable Mining initiative, a mining sustainability standard developed by the Mining Association of Canada.
Namibia Rare Earths Inc. obtains Environmental Clearance Certificates (ECCs) pertaining to its application for a mining licence on the Lofdal Heavy Rare Earth Project (Lofdal) in northern Namibia.
ICMM and the CCCMC enter into a formal agreement to help promote sustainable development in Chinese companies’ overseas mining investments.
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) completes its environmental assessment of BHP’s proposal to expand its Mining Area C iron ore operations in the Pilbara, WA.
The Environmental Protection Agency announces they will not issue additional regulations for financial responsibilities for certain hard rock mining facilities.
More time is required to enable adequate mine site restoration practices, according to a new paper from the ARC Centre for Mine Site Restoration in Australia.
The Doe Run Company’s Buick Mine and Mill wins Sentinels of Safety award for outstanding safety performance in the Underground Metal Mine category for the seventh time at an awards dinner in Washington, D.C. on 6 November 2017.
PYBAR Mining Services awarded rehabilitation contract for the Mt Lyell copper mine near Queenstown, Tasmania.
New Century Resources Ltd celebrates an amendment to the existing Environmental Authority EPML00888813 (EA), to allow progressive economic rehabilitation operations at Century.