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ICMM to create international standards for tailings dams

The ICMM will establish an independent panel of experts to develop an international standard for tailings facilities for its member companies.

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: 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.

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 appoints new president and CEO

International – The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) on Wednesday announced the appointment of Tom Butler as its new president and CEO, effective July 13, 2015, succeeding Anthony Hodge, who is stepping...