Blogs

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On the path to zero emissions: how the mining industry is working towards GHG-free surface mining

Michael Bobotis | May 7, 2021
In 2018, the International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) launched the Innovation for Cleaner Safer Vehicles (ICSV) initiative, which brings together twenty-seven of the world’s leading mining companies and nineteen original equipment manufacturers to accelerate innovation in the development of a new generation of mining vehicles and to improve existing vehicles.
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Cognitive function: a behind-the-scenes look at a workplace wellness pilot program

Dan Welshons | April 27, 2021
Hatch, working through its investment arm Canadian Shield Capital, recently invested in Cambridge Brain Sciences to accelerate a technology that will help us understand the cognitive function of people, particularly before the start of a workday. In his recent blog, Dan Welshons gives us a behind-the-scenes look at a global workplace wellness program that uses progressive tools aimed at supporting a healthy workforce.
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Project delivery strategies during COVID-19: Kenmare Resources as an African case study

Ben Baxter | March 26, 2021
In the first quarter of 2020, Kenmare Resources was on the critical path of delivering their massive Wet Concentrator Plant B (WCP B) relocation project when they were faced with the rapidly developing challenge of a global pandemic. The team had to adapt quickly to changing legislation and travel restrictions in Mozambique to deliver this project safely and successfully.
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Creating shared value in mine site communities: shifting from reliance to relevance

Welekazi Cele | March 23, 2021
Creating shared value requires a deeper understanding of the impact that we’re making so that we're all—business, community, and government—investing in creating relevant communities around mine sites. By shifting from reliance to relevance, the mining industry can support sustainable, successful communities that advance social progress.
Jarendra Reddy

Building a positive legacy: how mines can create thriving towns

Jarendra Reddy | March 16, 2021
Mining towns may exist for many reasons. Regardless of the origin, it’s important for mining companies, governments, and communities to have a shared vision for the future. This is the starting point to establishing actionable first steps towards positive change and creating towns that can thrive beyond the very thing that started their genesis.