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ICMM updates principles for responsible mining

ICMM updates principles for responsible mining

An arguably overdue restructure of best-practice guidelines could provide clarity for miners

Leadership

14 FEBRUARY 2020
Sixth investor tailings summit calls for immediate action

Sixth investor tailings summit calls for immediate action

Tools becoming available and standards almost ready to transform TSF practices

Leadership

27 JANUARY 2020
Awareness alone won't boost US critical minerals production

Awareness alone won't boost US critical minerals production

Critical minerals on US agenda but explorers still need finance

Politics

01 NOVEMBER 2019
UN lifts Eritrea sanctions

UN lifts Eritrea sanctions

Specific rules about mining cash scrapped by UN security council as Eritrea comes out swinging

Politics

15 NOVEMBER 2018
"Mine waste storage facilities are like ticking time bombs"

"Mine waste storage facilities are like ticking time bombs"

Non-government groups welcome UN report on tailings facilities

Politics

24 OCTOBER 2017
Coal cap impact

Coal cap impact

UN cap to curb North Korea's export earnings

Bulks

12 JUNE 2017
"To a large extent, artisanal and small-scale miners remain ignored and marginalised"

"To a large extent, artisanal and small-scale miners remain ignored and marginalised"

At a Geneva conference on the sustainable development goals, Yanchun Zhang, a member of the UNCTAD's...

Companies

02 NOVEMBER 2016
UN to miners: Do more for environment

UN to miners: Do more for environment

But industry has much to offer by spurring economic growth and development

Sustainability

22 JULY 2016

Putting the community first

Preventing the "resource curse" and ensuring the benefits of investment in extractive industries reach...

Africa

04 MARCH 2015

Indigenous rights become global issue

One of the driving forces behind that shift has been the increased sophistication, communication and...

Leadership

20 FEBRUARY 2015

Countries sign historic treaty to reduce mercury

Countries from around the world have gathered in Japan to seal an historic treaty to reduce mercury exposure....

Asia

11 OCTOBER 2013

UN warns of increase in mercury emissions

Studies by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) claim that while the demand for mercury has...

Africa

15 JANUARY 2013