20 May 2020
The South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) has published guidelines for the management of Covid-19 in the country’s mining sector, as work continues amidst the pandemic. Miners...
15 May 2020
More than 100 organisations, from human rights groups to research institutes, have signed an open letter expressing their support for the Shuar Arutam People (PSHA), an indigenous Ecuadorian group which...
7 May 2020
UK-based drone specialist COPTRZ has highlighted the potential safety and productivity benefits associated with the use of the ELIOS 2 drone for industrial sectors, such as mining, as the Covid-19...
5 May 2020
The South African Labour Court has ordered that the country’s mining sector must publish safety guidelines on working amid the Covid-19 pandemic by 18 May, a move heralded as a...
4 May 2020
The Peruvian Government has announced that it will ease lockdown restrictions on the country’s mining sector, with mining, storage and transportation of minerals set to resume amid the quarantine being...
19 November 2019
Industry body the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has launched a report on how to access and manage climate resilience in the mining and metals industry.
25 July 2019
Two Canadian mines are set to pilot a research project led by the University of British Columbia (UBC) that combats greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by locking carbon dioxide (CO₂) in...
7 May 2019
A British court has found BHP “woefully negligent” over structural weaknesses of its Fundão dam in Brazil ahead of the facility’s collapse in 2015, which released 55 million cubic metres...
10 April 2019
Rio Tinto has acknowledged that one of its mines in Madagascar encroached onto vulnerable land and threatens to pollute a body of water used as a source of drinking water...
8 April 2019
The Nigerian Government has banned mining in the state of Zamfara, as police consider illegal mining to be behind an ongoing spree of violence and kidnapping in the region.