Future Of Mining > Sustainability

Sustainability search stepped up, says Malchuk

Daniel Malchuk, BHP’s (AU:BHP) president for mineral operations in the Americas, is not shy about the mining industry’s chequered history of failing to help improve the communities around its operations. He is determined that BHP will play a leading role in fixing it.

Alastair Sharp in Toronto

Future Of Mining > Sustainability

Sustainability search stepped up, says Malchuk

Daniel Malchuk, BHP’s (AU:BHP) president for mineral operations in the Americas, is not shy about the mining industry’s chequered history of failing to help improve the communities around its operations. He is determined that BHP will play a leading role in fixing it.

Alastair Sharp in Toronto

Sustainability search stepped up, says Malchuk

Daniel Malchuck: 'We need to set standards for other industries to follow'

Malchuk also admitted that it was getting more difficult for BHP - one of the world's biggest producers of iron ore, metallurgical coal and copper - to find quality deposits, but said the company expected to lean more heavily on technological advances including machine learning to improve the identification of big discoveries.