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Ethics in the coal supply chain

Ethics in the coal supply chain

Transparency, accountability and ethics between coal miners and Eskom was put in the spotlight during a panel discussion at the Joburg Indaba. The panel discussed the outlook for energy supply, the coal mining industry and the just transition...
Global standard for tailings management

Global Standard for tailings management

The Global Tailings Review (GTR) recently launched Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management. This is the first global standard on tailings management that can be applied to existing and future tailings facilities, wherever they are and...
Passionate about science

Passionate about science

The mining industry often collaborates with other industries, particularly the sciences, which play a critical role in research and development and improve various areas of the industry. Inside Mining speaks to two female scientists who...

Platinum status for sustainability summit

Exxaro’s Sustainability Summit received a performance score of 98.7% and achieved the prescribed standards for a Green Event (Platinum Class). The second annual Sustainability Summit was held at one of South Africa’s greenest buildings, the...

Restoring livelihoods in mine communities

Restoring the livelihoods of households in mining communities can be a challenging process. As such, it is vital that mines begin the process early and carefully monitor to see what is working and what is not. According to SRK Consulting, it is...

Tailings retreatment progress

As South Africa adjusts to increased economic activity under lockdown level 4, Pan African Resources set to reach output forecast with tailings retreatment. The gold producer operates in a reduced capacity to ensure continued output while...

80% of mine companies failing climate test

New research from the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) reveals that just two of the ten largest mining companies are aligned with limiting climate change to 2°C. These 10 companies have a market capitalisation of over $350bn and contribute to...