sustainable mining News

  • Mining executives put sustainability on agenda at mining indaba

    Top mining executives and policy makers came together to promote social responsibility at a multi-stakeholder session organized by ICMM at the Mining Indaba, yesterday. Representatives from civil society, non-governmental organizations and the investment community were among the 400 delegates who joined the session. The CEO of Conservation International, Peter Seligmann, gave a keynote speech ...

  • Mining executives put sustainability on agenda at mining indaba

    Top mining executives and policy makers came together to promote social responsibility at a multi-stakeholder session organized by ICMM at the Mining Indaba, yesterday. Representatives from civil society, non-governmental organizations and the investment community were among the 400 delegates who joined the session. The CEO of Conservation International, Peter Seligmann, gave a keynote speech ...

  • How sustainable is `socially responsible` mining?

    In a six-day period over Christmas, two prominent anti-mining activists in El Salvador were shot dead in broad daylight. First, Ramiro Rivera Gomez, vice-president of the Cabanas Environment Committee, which is campaigning to stop Canadian mining company Pacific Rim from opening a gold mine in the area, was killed while walking with his 14-year-old daughter. Six days later, Dora 'Alicia' Recinos ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sustainability

    New research from KPMG International has identified 10 "megaforces" that will significantly affect corporate growth globally over the next two decades.  The KPMG study, Expect the Unexpected: Building Business Value in a Changing World, explores issues such as ...


    By KPMG International

  • Sustainable waste solution for remote mining camps

    Eco Waste Solutions is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract to design, build and supply the on-site waste incinerator at the Pueblo Viejo mine in the Dominican Republic.Eco Waste Solutions was selected by Fluor (Vancouver), the EPCM for this mining project, on behalf of two leading Canadian mining companies: Barrick Gold and Goldcorp. The project required a responsible waste ...


    By Eco Waste Solutions

  • Pöyry helping the Zanaga Iron Ore Mine in Congo achieve sustainable development

    PÖYRY PLC          Press release 3 February 2012 Pöyry's Water & Environment business group has been awarded a project by MPD Congo, a subsidiary of Xstrata, to help prepare the Social & Environmental Impact Assessment (SEIA) for the Zanaga Iron Ore Mining Project in the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville). The ...


    By Pöyry Energy

  • Sustainable health and safety conditions a growing concern in the mining industry

    Mining experts will discuss the latest safety and health procedures at the 3rd Global Health and Safety Forum in Mining to be held on 16-17 September 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. After the recent Sago Mine disaster in the USA, the Xiaojiawan mine blasts in China, and other incidents in Chile and New Zealand, the issue of maintaining the health and safety in the mining industry ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • Mining CEOs put sustainability at the centre of long-term business success

    Social responsibility must be integrated into corporate DNA, said top mining CEOs at the first ever CSR panel to be held during the main program at the Mining Indaba, yesterday. Three leading CEOs joined the Head of Conservation International in a collaborative effort to put sustainability on the corporate agenda. Mark Cutifani (AngloGold Ashanti), Andre Wilkens (African Rainbow Minerals) and ...

  • Systems Analysis: A new way mining sites can practice sustainability

    Mining companies looking to cut costs while incorporating sustainable practices in their life cycle analyses have a new tool in their toolbox. With expertise in hydrology and geology, Integral scientist Dr. Ken Kolm has developed an approach known as “Hydrologic and Environmental Systems Analysis,” or HESA, which is being used by the mining industry to ensure all relevant controlling factors of a ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • Internationally Proven Sustainable Solution for all dust problems in the mining industry worldwide

    Please view our web sites are for detailed information on the most superior dust suppressant available for mining operations.  Cypher Environmental Ltd. ships this highly effective and liability free (no chlorides or other hazardous chemicals) from Mongolia to South America including the largest mining company in the world.  We also supply EarthZyme for the haul road construction ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • Mine Closure and Rehabilitation

    Equip yourself with the critical strategic tools to do it RIGHT the first time! The Institute for International Research (IIR South Africa’s) Mine Closure and Rehabilitation Conference 2007, taking place 22 – 24 May at the Southern Sun Grayston, is the 1 event for mining professionals who want to extend their commitment to sustainable development during the life of mine, at immediate closure and ...


  • Centre for excellence for mining launched

    The Centre for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility was officially launched at a press conference in Ottawa today. Part of the Canadian Government's action plan on CSR - Building the Canadian Advantage - announced last March, this initially web-based resource will provide access to relevant CSR-related information, tools and networks worldwide. 'This new website will create a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Mine water treatment partnership

    CONSOL Energy Inc. and Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies have formed an agreement to design and build a state-of-the-art Zero Liquid Waste Discharge system to treat mine water. The parties are also completing an agreement for operation and maintenance of the facility, which will be located near Mannington, West Vancouver and will treat mine water from several coal mines. Veolia ...

  • The quiet clean mining revolution

    Few industries have got the black eye, literally and metaphorically, of mining. After centuries of environmental effects ranging from toxic emissions to unsightly tailings ponds, acid mine drainage, massive energy consumption and other impacts, mining is slowly cleaning up its act. Why? Mostly because new clean technologies are increasing industrial efficiencies. They're lowering mining ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • CSIRO reports on seafloor mining

    Dr Wilson says record world demand for minerals now means the seafloor around Australia is increasingly being seen as a new frontier. “Two offshore mining operations are already working in Australian waters and there are 31 pending offshore exploration, mining, and retention licences in both state/territory and Commonwealth waters,” she says. “But does this nascent industry have a social license ...

  • Renewable Energy in the Mining Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Energy in the Mining Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0863837/Renewable-Energy-in-the-Mining-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Renewable ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Inmet Mining Broaden use of MP5

    In 2009 Inmet Mining in Canada adopted MP5 for the management of environmental data at it’s closed sites in Canada and the US. Since this time further Inmet sites have adopted the system in Turkey (see page 1 of this newsletter). More recently the Minera Panama Operation, a copper mine in the Colon Province of Panama, have ordered MP5 for the management of their environmental data and we ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Meet the key players in African mining

    Will you be part of the world's largest gathering of top stakeholders in African mining - financers, investors, mining company professionals, government officials, service providers, and the press? By attending ...


    By Mining Indaba LLC

  • Calculating the environmental cost of uranium mining

    Nuclear power is receiving growing attention from governments seeking ways to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. However, there is little detailed analysis of the true carbon costs of the nuclear industry. A new analysis suggests that eco-efficiency of uranium mining and milling, a key aspect of the efficiency of nuclear power generation, depends on the amount of uranium in the rocks being ...

  • Kenya Mining Forum to showcase why Kenya is the new mining frontier

    Kenya’s Mining Cabinet Secretary Hon. Dan Kazungu will officially open the Kenya Mining Forum in Nairobi in September where the industry will discuss the country’s recently updated mining act and how it is expected to ease the way for investment into and development of the country’s burgeoning mining sector. In an exclusive interview with the leading mining trade publication, ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

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