The growing importance of managing ESG risks

Within the mining and minerals sector, investors are increasingly integrating environmental, social and governance, or ESG, into their investment process.
Emmerson

Morocco’s Emmerson commences ESIA study for potash project

Emmerson Plc, the Moroccan focused potash development company, it has commenced the full Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) study for its Khemisset potash project in Northern Morocco.
environment

Environmental, social and governance matters are the new normal

Environmental, social and governance matters rapidly rose up the corporate agenda in 2019, such that they are now a mainstream issues.
tailings dam

World-first public database of mine tailings dams launched

Environmental organisation GRID-Arendal with support from the UN Environment Program has launched the world’s first publicly-accessible global database of mine tailings storage facilities.
mining indaba

Hot topics at the Investing in African Mining Indaba 2020

The 2020 Investing in African Mining Indaba is only two weeks away and is promising to be even bigger than last year’s 25th anniversary event.
video

Tailings dam disasters – what happened, what’s next?

Specialising in the fields of tailings / waste and water management, Stantec Consulting Sector Leader: Mining Andrew Watson shares his expertise on...
Climate Change

Sibanye-Stillwater receives ‘A’ rating for climate change disclosure

Sibanye-Stillwater has been commended for its climate change action and disclosure, achieving an ‘A’ rating by by an environmental disclosure platform.
webber wentzel

Financial Provisioning Regulations compliance timeframe extended

On 17 January 2020, the long-awaited notice extending the transitional timeframe for compliance with the Financial Provisioning Regulations, 2015 was published by Minister of Forestry and Fisheries and Environmental Affairs Barbara Creecy.
energy

Shining a light on VRFBs for energy storage applications

While the majority of current vanadium demand underwritten by the steel industry as an additive to strengthen various grades of steel, a...
carbon

Batteries play a critical role for a low carbon energy future

The switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy alternatives and the electrification of energy will deliver carbon neutral economies.

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