Canadian Mining Journal


International Council on Mining and Metals


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    MINING PEOPLE: ICMM and NorZinc

    April 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Prof. Bruno Oberle will chair an independent mine tailings review for the  International Council on Mining and Metals in London, U.K. the Principles for Responsible Investment and the United Nations Environment Program. He will over all aspects of the review

  • SUSTAINABILITY: ICMM first industry body to insist members commit to UN Guiding Principles

    November 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) is the first industry body to insist its members adhere to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The new membership requirements are aimed at increasing sustainability

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    STUDY: ICMM says mining still key driver to middle income economies

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – The International Council on Mining and Metals has published new research outlining how many of the world’s poorest countries have become more dependent on their income from mining despite a decline in commodity prices. The findings are

  • WATER: ICMM publishes new water reporting guide

    May 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – Globally, there is a clear call for greater transparency and disclosure on water use and management from all those who use it. This is especially true for the mining and metals industry considering its high water dependency

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    HEALTH: Mining and metals health risk guidance from ICMM

    December 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has released a new edition of its guidance on occupational health risk assessment (HRA). It provides practitioners with the information and tools they need to assess the health and

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    GUIDE: Responsible sourcing for mining and metals reference offered by ICMM

    December 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, UK – The International Council on Mining and Metals has published its first ever comprehensive guide on responsible sourcing for the mining and metals industry. Called Demonstrating Value, it examines the context and reasons for responsible sourcing and provides

  • TAILINGS: ICMM to review global tailings management

    December 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, UK – The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) is convening a global review of tailings storage facility management, standards and critical controls. Work is to start immediately. The review will be led by ICMM and include external

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    ENVIRONMENT: ICMM issues guide to catchment based water management

    February 24, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LONDON, UK – The International Council on Mining and Metals has published a comprehensive new approach to managing water around mines. “Practical guide to catchment based water management” offers a collaborative approach to water…

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    GUIDE: ICMM asks for input into new indigenous peoples and mining guide

    February 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LONDON, U.K. – The International Council on Mining & Metals is seeking comments from interested organizations and individuals on the updated text of its Indigenous Peoples and Mining Good Practice Guide. Comments will be accepted…

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    SAFETY: ICMM totals numbers for 22 member companies

    August 20, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LONDON, UK – The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has for the first time published aggregated safety data from its 22 member companies for 2012 and 2013. Because reporting safety varies depending on where an operation…

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    AFFILIATION: Inmet joins ICMM

    May 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Inmet Mining has joined the International Council on Mining and Metals, an organization focused on improving sustainable development performance. As part of its membership, the company will be required to issue public report…

  • ABORIGINAL RELATIONS: ICMM issues guide to dealing with indigenous people

    October 12, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LONDON, United Kingdom – The International Council on Mining and Metals has issued a new publication called Go…