Professor Bruno Oberle to chair tailings review

Professor Bruno Oberle will chair an independent review of mine tailings storage.The review will standards for the safe management of tailings storage.
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ICMM survey highlights impacts of mining tax on public finances

The ICMM published its first tax survey results which show the amount of corporate income tax and royalties members paid between 2013 and 2017.

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.

ICMM: transformation from active mine to closure

The last thing on the minds of workers at the oldest-known mine 43,000 years ago was what their mine might become long after their tools had been put away.

Mining a key driver in low to middle income economies

ICCM has found that many of the world’s poorest countries have become more dependent on their income from mining, despite falls in commodity prices.

People’s well-being improved in mining-dependent countries

The ICMM has released a new report that finds that the lives of people in countries whose economies are dependent on mining have, on average, improved faster than those of people in other countries over the past 20 years.

ICMM commences global tailings management review

International – The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) on Wednesday announced that it would convene a global review of tailings storage facility standards...

Mining industry in a position to ensure sustainable development

The mining industry, which is a critical economic driver in low-to-middle income countries, accounting for up to 90% of foreign direct investment, 60% of...

Extractives, financial sectors collaborate to produce biodiversity guide

Organisations representing the extractives and financial sectors, collectively forming the Cross-Sector Biodiversity Initiative (CSBI) have collaborated to release a cross-sector guide for managing biodiversity...

Plans underway to ensure successful Ghana gold mining future

Ghana – Ghana has launched a process to draw the greatest possible benefit from the Ghana gold mining industry, leveraging the strong macroeconomic contribution...

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