Mining Indaba

Mining Indaba launches new feature for 2019

Mining Indaba is launching a 'Leaders of Tomorrow' competition to celebrate young leaders and innovators in the mining industry.
Asanko Gold

Asanko Gold Ghana takes top honours at industry awards

Asanko Gold Ghana, a subsidiary of Canada-based Asanko Gold, has won the prestigious “Mining Company of the Year” and the “Best Performer in Innovation” awards from the Ghana Chamber of Mines at the annual Ghana Mining Industry Awards Ceremony.
ICMM

ICMM commits to UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

In a bid to advance the sustainability performance of the mining sector, the International Council on Mining and Metals, or ICMM, has made it a requirement that all ICMM members commit to implement the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
automation

IIoT: reducing the environmental impact of the mining sector

Improving the environmental sustainability of their operations through the adoption of IoT technologies is a priority for the mining sector.
environment

Mitigating the impact of mining on the environment

Mines will play a role in the future and by implementing long-term sustainability strategies, they will contribute to development in South Africa.
South Africa

Equipping junior mining companies to face industry challenges

The introduction of cloud computing platforms and associated technologies have provided junior mining companies with opportunities to improve operations.
Aluminium

Responsibly-sourced aluminium: George Clooney approves

Nespresso will become the first company to use responsibly-sourced aluminium, supplied by Rio Tinto, to produce its coffee capsules.
sustainability

Room for improvement in environmentally sustainable practices

Mining companies are placing a greater emphasis on being sustainable to acquire and sustain a license to operate while also reducing costs.
tailings

Lined tailings facilities and consequential risks

Lining is the preferred option for tailing areas to reduce environmental impact it poses a set of risks that need to be monitored and addressed.
Exploration

The benefits of environmental and social data for exploration

Exploration is the first phase of a mining project and offers an opportunity to collect baseline environmental and social data which is crucial for the future development of the project.

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