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The importance of sustainability in mining operations

2019-9-16  “The mining industry is starting to take sustainability seriously, realising that if they don’t act on it, they won’t survive,” says Melbye. “After all, sustainability is increasingly connected to productivity, which is in turn linked to economics and profitability. So there are clear financial gains to be had from sustainability.”

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Home - Center for Mining Sustainability, A Partnership ...

2019-11-25  The Center for Mining Sustainability will apply data-driven, interdisciplinary science, technology, and innovation to help chart a new course toward a sustainable future. To provide research-driven solutions for mining issues to benefit the Arequipa

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The Environmental sustainability of mining in Australia ...

2010-6-1  The phrase “sustainable mining” appears, at first glance, to be a simple oxymoron—an apparent paradox. After all, numerous famous mines have long since closed due to a finite quantity of ore able to be economically (or technologically) mined and processed at that given period of history.

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Making mines more sustainable - Oracle

2021-6-8  Sprawling mining operations are feeling the squeeze—new challenges from the pandemic and economic slowdown are only compounding pressures that have been grinding on the industry for some time. These include mining ore deposits in ever harder to reach locations, and myriad changes aimed at improving sustainability

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The Sustainability of Mining in Australia (Research

2010-9-20  The unique study illustrates a number of key aspects concerning mining and sustainability: Production: gradually or exponentially increasing, which is likely to continue for some time; Ore Grades: gradually declining, unlikely to ever increase in the future with some metals likely to decrease by about half in the near future (eg. gold);

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Mineral Resources: Formation, Mining, Environmental

Unreclaimed surface mines and active surface mines can be major sources of water and sediment pollution. Metallic ore minerals (e.g., copper, lead, zinc, mercury, and silver) commonly include abundant sulfide, and many metallic ore deposits contain abundant pyrite (iron sulfide).

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Sustainability FY20 Report - fmgl.au

2020-11-18  major iron ore deposits, constructed some of the most globally significant mines and have grown to be one of the world’s largest producers of iron ore. Delivering consistent operational excellence, our integrated mining, rail, shipping and marketing teams work together to export 175 to 180 million tonnes of iron ore annually

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Here’s how the mining industry can respond to

2020-8-27  Mining companies must prepare for climate hazards. Today, 30 to 50 percent of production of copper, gold, iron ore, and zinc is concentrated in areas where water stress is already high. Climate change is expected to cause more frequent droughts

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THE PRIMARY PRODUCTION OF PLATINUM GROUP

2020-1-24  40 tonnes of ore to produce one ounce (31.1035g) of platinum.2 Most of the PGM mines in South Africa operate at a depth below 500 metres and up to 2 kilometres. Their orebodies are tabular and narrow, varying in width between 0.9 metres and 2.1 metres and requiring labour-intensive mining techniques. PGM ore is drilled and broken with explosives

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What is Sustainability in the Context of Mineral

2017-10-1  For example, the base metal–sulfide deposits of the Iberian Peninsula have been continuously mined for 5,000 years; the mines of Laviron in Greece were mined over a period of 3,000 years; and Bingham Canyon in Utah (USA), although just over a hundred years old, has seen the extraction of over 19 million tonnes of copper ore and continues to ...

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Making mines more sustainable - Oracle

2021-6-8  Making mines more sustainable. By Jeff Erickson September 2020. Sprawling mining operations are feeling the squeeze—new challenges from the pandemic and economic slowdown are only compounding pressures that have been grinding on the industry for some time. These include mining ore deposits in ever harder to reach locations, and myriad ...

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Sustainability - Rio Tinto

Iron ore, one of the most abundant metals on Earth, is the primary raw material used to make steel Operations We work in about 35 countries – in mines, smelters and refineries, as well as in sales offices, data centres, research and development labs

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Sustainability and Mine Waste Management – A Snapshot

2007-9-9  Dr G M Mudd Sustainability and Mine Waste Management – A Snapshot of Mining Waste Issues 1 ... ore grades are in terminal decline, there is a major shift from ... and economic aspects of mines and companies and are now commonly termed ‘sustainability’ reports.

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Australian Mines - Sustainability and Ethos

Australian Mines is a member of IRMA, the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance. This means we are participating in, and supporting, credible independent third-party verification and certification against a comprehensive best-practice standard that addresses the range of environmental and social issues related to industrial-scale mines.

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Rare Earth Mining: The Dark Underside of

2021-4-20  There are 2 rare earth mines outside of China: One in the United States and one in Australia. There is the potential for one in Greenland, and there are other lithium sources. The Mountain Pass project in the United States currently sends its ore concentrate to China to be refined. Another project named Round Top expects to be in production in ...

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Mining legacy processes setting the industry behind in ...

Mining operations add up to an additional 0.16 GJ/t of shipped ore giving a total site energy intensity of 0.3 GJ/t of shipped ore. Mining Energy Consumption 2021 report. (Image courtesy of Engeco ...

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Here’s how the mining industry can respond to

2020-8-27  Codelco, for instance, uses solar power for one of its copper mines in Chile, and Fortescue Metals Group is investing in renewable energy at its iron ore mines in the Pilbara region in Australia. BHP, a multinational mining company, recently signed contracts for renewable energy at its Escondida and Spence copper mines.

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Taseko Announces 2020 Sustainabilit Taseko Mines

April 22, 2021, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB; LSE: TKO) (“Taseko” or the “Company”) has published its annual Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) Report, titled ‘Sustainability: Our Low Carbon Future’ (the “Report”), highlighting Taseko’s sustainability performance for 2020. Stuart McDonald, Taseko’s President, commented ...

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Mineral Resources: Formation, Mining, Environmental

Surface mines include open-pit mines, which commonly involve large holes that extract relatively low-grade metallic ore (see Figure Open Pit Mine), strip mines, which extract horizontal layers of ore or rock, and placer mines, where gold or diamonds are extracted from river and beach sediment by scooping up (dredging) the sediment and then ...

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Making mines more sustainable - Oracle

2021-6-8  Making mines more sustainable. By Jeff Erickson September 2020. Sprawling mining operations are feeling the squeeze—new challenges from the pandemic and economic slowdown are only compounding pressures that have been grinding on the industry for some time. These include mining ore deposits in ever harder to reach locations, and myriad ...

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Sustainability - Rio Tinto

Iron ore, one of the most abundant metals on Earth, is the primary raw material used to make steel Operations We work in about 35 countries – in mines, smelters and refineries, as well as in sales offices, data centres, research and development labs

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Sustainability and Mine Waste Management – A Snapshot

2007-9-9  Dr G M Mudd Sustainability and Mine Waste Management – A Snapshot of Mining Waste Issues 1 ... ore grades are in terminal decline, there is a major shift from ... and economic aspects of mines and companies and are now commonly termed ‘sustainability’ reports.

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Rare Earth Mining: The Dark Underside of

2021-4-20  There are 2 rare earth mines outside of China: One in the United States and one in Australia. There is the potential for one in Greenland, and there are other lithium sources. The Mountain Pass project in the United States currently sends its ore concentrate to China to be refined. Another project named Round Top expects to be in production in ...

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Sustainability Reporting in the Gold Mining Industry: The ...

2008-1-2  The relevance of sustainability concepts to mining is perhaps not immediately obvious – since minerals and metals are commonly perceived to be finite and non-renewable resources. In reality, however, most mines presently in operation dwarf their historic cousins – often considerably.

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Here’s how the mining industry can respond to

2020-8-27  Codelco, for instance, uses solar power for one of its copper mines in Chile, and Fortescue Metals Group is investing in renewable energy at its iron ore mines in the Pilbara region in Australia. BHP, a multinational mining company, recently signed contracts for renewable energy at its Escondida and Spence copper mines.

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Taseko Announces 2020 Sustainabilit Taseko Mines

April 22, 2021, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB; LSE: TKO) (“Taseko” or the “Company”) has published its annual Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) Report, titled ‘Sustainability: Our Low Carbon Future’ (the “Report”), highlighting Taseko’s sustainability performance for 2020. Stuart McDonald, Taseko’s President, commented ...

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Mineral Resources: Formation, Mining, Environmental

Surface mines include open-pit mines, which commonly involve large holes that extract relatively low-grade metallic ore (see Figure Open Pit Mine), strip mines, which extract horizontal layers of ore or rock, and placer mines, where gold or diamonds are extracted from river and beach sediment by scooping up (dredging) the sediment and then ...

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CRC products for safer, more sustainable mines ...

2021-6-10  Mines are constantly under pressure and scrutiny to improve their workplace safety practices. Similarly, the pressure on mines to step up their environmental sustainability

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Sustainability ArcelorMittal

Our business is committed to building solutions for the sustainable development of the world. We frame this in our 10 Sustainable Development outcomes, which act as a compass to describe the business we know we must become. To structure our approach to achieving them, we focus on six themes: product innovation, safety, social, environment ...

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Rare Earth Mining: The Dark Underside of

2021-4-20  There are 2 rare earth mines outside of China: One in the United States and one in Australia. There is the potential for one in Greenland, and there are other lithium sources. The Mountain Pass project in the United States currently sends its ore concentrate to China to be refined. Another project named Round Top expects to be in production in ...

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Sustainability in mining blog — Resourceful Paths

Most copper mines are large, low grade, open pits. Typically, these operations treat over 50,000 t/d of ore with copper head grades below 1%, and sometimes as low as 0.3%. The economic viability of these mines depends on keeping operating costs per tonne of ore below the payable revenue per tonne.

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Sustainability Reporting in the Gold Mining Industry: The ...

2008-1-2  The relevance of sustainability concepts to mining is perhaps not immediately obvious – since minerals and metals are commonly perceived to be finite and non-renewable resources. In reality, however, most mines presently in operation dwarf their historic cousins – often considerably.

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CRC products for safer, more sustainable mines ...

2021-6-10  Mines are constantly under pressure and scrutiny to improve their workplace safety practices. Similarly, the pressure on mines to step up their environmental sustainability

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Taseko Announces 2020 Sustainabilit Taseko Mines

April 22, 2021, Vancouver, BC – Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE MKT: TGB; LSE: TKO) (“Taseko” or the “Company”) has published its annual Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) Report, titled ‘Sustainability: Our Low Carbon Future’ (the “Report”), highlighting Taseko’s sustainability performance for 2020. Stuart McDonald, Taseko’s President, commented ...

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Independent Environmental and Social ... - Sustainability

2017-6-26  Independent Environmental and Social Assessment of Zasag Chandmani Mines’ Project in Mongolia; ... a polymetallic iron ore, copper, and gold deposit. ... Sustainability’s local Mongolian team of environmental and social specialists undertook the site reconnaissance, and delivered the ES Report and Environmental and Social Action Plan to ...

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Climate risk and decarbonization: What every mining

2020-1-28  Mines theoretically can fully decarbonize (excluding fugitive methane) through operational efficiency, electrification, and renewable-energy use. Capital investments are required to achieve most of the decarbonization potential, but certain measures, such as the adoption of renewables, electrification, and operational efficiency, are economical ...

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Mining - Vale

2021-6-18  Vale is the world's largest producer of iron ore and pellets The rocks from Carajás mines have 67% of iron ore content – the highest on the planet Our mines occupy only 3% of the National Forest in Carajás. We protect the remaining area (97%) in partnership with some institutes

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MGM Minerals Limited

MGM Minerals is a value based organisation with a moral compass. We uphold our ethical values to the highest degree. We nurtured the idea of becoming an organisation cherished by our customers and the community to which we are dedicated to serve with the

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Sustainability ArcelorMittal

Our business is committed to building solutions for the sustainable development of the world. We frame this in our 10 Sustainable Development outcomes, which act as a compass to describe the business we know we must become. To structure our approach to achieving them, we focus on six themes: product innovation, safety, social, environment ...

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