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ESG: Harnessing this vital business management tool

The integration of environment, social and governance (ESG) pillars into mainstream extractive business investing and governance is well established.

The impact of COVID-19 on the mining sector

At the time of writing there are over 400 000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across 194 countries. Even the most optimistic analysts expect a global recession.

Air pollution: The top 10 saints and sinners

Ambient air pollution accounts for an estimated 4.2 million deaths per year due to stroke, heart disease, lung cancer and chronic respiratory diseases.

Quality air means quality of life in light of WHO statistics

Global statistics from the World Health Organisation estimate there were 25 000 deaths from pneumoconiosis and 46 000 deaths from silicosis in 2013.

New Ebola cases in Guinea, Sierra Leone further delay mining start-ups

Guinea/Sierra Leone – The Red Cross office in Boké, a key bauxite mining town in the northwest of Guinea, reported on 20 May that five new Ebola cases were confirmed in the town. Two...