International Council on Mining and Metals

ICMM safety

Collaborative initiative to develop cleaner, safer vehicles

Several stakeholders have been working diligently on an ambitious plan to accelerate the innovative development of a new generation of mine vehicles.
Tailings

Majors support transparency of tailings storage facilities

Mining majors respond to the international requests for information and transparency on their tailings storage facilities.
safety

ICMM releases 2018 safety data of company members

The ICMM 2018 safety data report records 50 fatalities in 2018. This was a decrease from 51 fatalities in 2017 and 63 fatalities in 2016.
brazil

More than 100 perish in Brumadinho with hundreds more missing

The 2015 collapse of the Bento Rodrigues iron ore dam was a disaster. The Brumadinho dam collapse has now surpassed the previous level of destruction.

Mines & vehicle OEMs join forces to develop cleaner, safer vehicles

The International Council on Mining and Metals, or ICMM, together with leading suppliers have announced an ambitious plan to make mining vehicles cleaner and safer.
community

Community approval critical for mining projects

Failure to obtain approval by a community can prove to be costly for miners. However, being connected to the project they are more likely to support it.
modernisation

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.
dromex

South Africa’s woeful safety stats highlighted by ICMM report

The ICMM report examines incidents by country and has found that 25 fatalities occurred in South Africa, four in Peru and three in Chile and the USA during 2017. The fatality frequency rate in Africa was 0.040 per million hours worked, 0.031 in Europe, 0.019 in the Americas and 0.013 in Oceania.

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...

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