Reducing the social risks of mine tailings management

2022-9-21 · Tailings Area of Social Risk (TASR) is such a solution – designed by combining geo-environmental and social science and motivation to bring an easily implementable answer for each mining operation to the mining industry. Over the past two years, O Trade and Enviro Integration Strategies have worked in collaboration in defining a scientific ...

Climate risk and decarbonization: What every mining CEO …

2020-1-28 · The mining industry has only just begun to set emission-reduction goals. Current targets published by mining companies range from 0 to 30 percent by 2030, far below the Paris Agreement goals. 2 Mines theoretically can fully decarbonize (excluding fugitive methane) through operational efficiency, electrification, and renewable-energy use.

Risks and Opportunities for Mining

1  · Risks and Opportunities for Mining Download the report (PDF 1.23 ) This survey reveals an optimistic sector confidently dealing with new challenges in 2021. Stakeholder …

Top 10 risks to the mining industry | Mining Digital

2022-2-9 · Here are the top 10 risks: 10: Productivity and costs The COVID-19 pandemic means demand is up, but so are the costs of inputs, shipping, talent and decarbonization programs. Reducing costs and improving productivity is a balancing act for miners that must achieve short-term gains while creating long-term value.

Six strategies for cutting political risk in mining …

2018-8-27 · 2. Hold semi-annual meetings with the locals. Invite local, regional and national stakeholders to provide feedback on the prevailing issues. Make sure your mining company''s senior management is represented at these …

Mining health safety – 7 common risks to …

2020-3-6 · Where risks cannot be avoided, supervisors should reduce the time for which the employee uses the machine each day. Instruction and training are critical, and symptoms of back pain in employees should be closely monitored. …

Fundamental techniques for reducing risk associated with …

Anthony Meyers. "Fundamental techniques for reducing risk associated with instabilities in mining slopes". International Journal of Mining and Geo-Engineering, 46, 1, 2012, 43-55. doi: 10.22059/ijmge.2012.30515

To mitigate risk, mining suppliers must understand the …

2021-10-13 · As a supplier to the global mining industry for over 84 years, we at PRIMA Industrial Holdings understand the extent to which risk must be mitigated – not just handled. Like you, …

Drones Are Reducing Risks In Mining

2016-12-7 · Drones In Mining. Drones are often seen as a revolutionary or futuristic tool that will soon become the norm in a number of industries. What some people fail to realize is that drones, or UAVs, are already an important tool in certain industries. Mining, for example, has long seen the potential of adding a fleet of these unmanned vehicles to their arsenal.

7 Safety Tips to Reduce Mining Accidents

2  · 1. Don''t Ignore the Danger. The first step toward keeping yourself safe is to be cognizant of the fact that working in mining is hazardous. Accept that the mining industry is inherently filled with danger and stay alert every moment on …

5 ways mining projects use resistivity models to reduce risks

2021-7-7 · Here are five ways mines are using AGS to reduce risks, costs, and make better decisions: 1. Discovering minerals Lithologies, bedrock, and different metals all have different …

Water risk in mining: Analysis of the Samarco dam failure

2018-3-20 · This study seeks to address the shortfall in knowledge of water risk in the context of a recent tailings dam disaster in Brazil. The case involves mismanagement by Samarco Mineração S.A (Samarco) with the result being described as "the worst mining accident in Brazilian history" ( berger, 2016, p. 127).

Mining Due Diligence: Reducing Risk as an Investor

2015-11-20 · Mineral exploration is an investment, and like any investment, due diligence is the key to reducing risk. With so much hype and focus on potential returns in the millions or even billions of dollars it is easy for investors and potential investors to lose their grip on reality and the basic economics that are a driving force behind any mining project.

Building a stronger culture to reduce bribery & corruption …

2021-9-9 · 09 September 2021 Tania Constable, Chief Executive Officer Building a stronger culture to reduce bribery & corruption risks in mining The launch of the Bribery Prevention Network in Perth last month will help strengthen anti-corruption and bribery culture in the resources and broader business sectors.

Risk Management Is Essential For Mining Industry | Resolver

2015-2-11 · Mining Risks in 2015. A separate report from Ernst & Young noted some of the key risks that mining companies need to look out for in 2015. While the environment in which they operate is always changing and presenting new threats, it''s crucial that business leaders in the industry are able to understand risk trends so they can develop more ...

Reducing disease and death from Artisanal and Small …

2022-8-26 · governments should adopt and enforce all the ilo conventions and recommendations for health and safety in the mining industry such as the safety and health in mines convention (ilo no. 176), the minimum age convention (ilo no. 138), or the worst forms of child labour convention (ilo no. 182), the oecd''s due diligence guidelines and develop and …

Social Risk and Business Risk in Mining Projects

2017-9-8 · The term, ''social risk'', commonly is associated with the health and welfare indicators of individuals and communities at risk of certain illnesses and illicit drug use (Jenkins 1976; Botvin and Botvin 1992), or of needing social protection (Holzmann and Jorgensen 1999; Mckinnon 2004) also is used by risk scholars (for example, Slovic 1987; Macgill and Siu 2004) to …

The 2011 Guinean Mining Code: Reducing risks and …

2013-7-12 · The International Council on Mining and Metals states that mining companies are now expected to demonstrate positive results and not just mitigate against negative impacts. It advises that such an approach is essential if mining and metals-related activities are to make the sustainable development contributions demanded by society and sought by ...

Mining risks: Coal, uranium, phosphate, bauxite, …

No matter what type of mine you are working in or on, and whether you are a coal miner or the CEO, one of your main every day tasks is to reduce risk by being aware of the risks, making smart decisions, and being adequatly prepared to …

Quality Control: Reducing Risk In Exploration And Mining

Mining Project Evaluation Environment, Community, and Mine Closure Geology and Resources Mining Geotechnics Mine Engineering ...

Six strategies for cutting political risk in mining …

2018-8-27 · This was one of our favourite stories of the year. To see the full list, check out our Editors'' Picks of 2018.. B ank capital is more transparently allocated, especially for lending in fragile economies, now that Basel III is in …

reducing risk in mining

Six Steps for Reducing Risk and Roadblocks in Your Digital ... Mar 24, 2021· Achieving smarter mining through digital transformation is a journey. And that journey requires a pragmatic …

Reducing mining risk through climate adaptation

2021-8-25 · Brian Luinstra, principal consultant (hydrogeology) at SRK Consulting, is passionate about mining adaptation. He believes Australian resource companies are more focused on …

Reducing environmental risks from mining in British …

2019-7-24 · Next month marks the five-year anniversary of the Mount Polley mining disaster.On August 4 th, 2014, a dam at the mine ruptured, releasing 24 million cubic metres of water and mine tailings into several lakes and rivers in British Columbia''s Interior.We have written before about how putting a price on the risk of mining disasters can make events like these less likely.

Reducing Risk In Precious Metal Mining Stock Portfolios

Taking profits is a good idea in all types of portfolios, but is especially important for mining stocks because of their extreme volatility. I can think of one stock I bought at 22c that surged as high as $1…

[PDF] Reducing injury risks associated with underground …

Optimizing seat selection for LHDs in the underground mining environment. Xiaoxu Ji, T. Eger, J. Dickey. Environmental Science. 2016. vibration at the seat is transmitted to mobile machinery operators (Morgan and Mansfield, 2011). WBV is associated with an increased risk of low back pain (LBP) when operators are exposed to…. 5. Highly Influenced.

Introduction | Risk Management in Mining

Introduction. Despite historic improvements in health and safety, mining remains a dangerous profession. Risk management is a central component of safety and health management systems (SHMS) involving a cyclical process of identifying operations or activities at high risk for injuries, redesigning operating procedures to reduce risks, implementing these changes and evaluating …

Technology reducing risks for record mining workforce

2022-10-13 · Additionally, this technology can be used to locate and alert at risk team members during an emergency. Triggering the right safety measures and processes early can help …

Social development and mining : reducing risk, improving …

2009-7-1 · Social development and mining : reducing risk, improving governance, and contributing to local development (English) When the price of commodities inevitably rebounds in the future, mineral rich countries will be presented with a major opportunity to harness the power of mining revenues for sustainable development.

Technology reducing risks for record mining workforce

2022-10-13 · Additionally, this technology can be used to locate and alert at risk team members during an emergency. Triggering the right safety measures and processes early can help reduce risks in situations where every minute counts. Real-time location and network solutions are vital in enhancing mining and underground workplace safety.

Reducing the health risks of the copper, rare earth and …

2021-4-25 · Reducing the health risks of the copper, rare earth and cobalt industries The transition to a low-carbon economy Dr. Mike Holland EMRC and Imperial College London 26 & 27 November OECD, Paris ... Mining for metal ore remains a highly hazardous occupation in some countries. Pollutant emission standards vary substantially between regions.

5 ways mining projects use resistivity models to reduce risks

2021-7-7 · Here are five ways mines are using AGS to reduce risks, costs, and make better decisions: 1. Discovering minerals Lithologies, bedrock, and different metals all have different resistivities depending on their unique chargeability. Clay, for instance, has low resistivity.

Reducing accidents risk in Metals and Mining Industry

2021-9-13 · Risk based approach to reduce fatal and severe injury. We helped identify the risks of fatal and serious injuries at more than 25 company''s units, including mines, concentrators and steel mills. The next step was prioritisation and reduction of the identified risks. It was necessary not only to form a list of measures, but also to rationally ...

Reducing mining risk through climate adaptation

2021-8-25 · Brian Luinstra, principal consultant (hydrogeology) at SRK Consulting, is passionate about mining adaptation. He believes Australian resource companies are more focused on climate-change risk ...

Reducing Risk In Precious Metal Mining Stock Portfolios

2019-3-1 · Any surge in precious metals will bring in new investors who will need to limit risk. Diversification across different stages of mining projects is advisable. Mining-friendly and rule-of-law...

Risk Analysis in the Mining Industry

2018-9-25 · The chapter explaines risk management processes through a research on mining project risks. For clarity, the chapter will start from explaining about mining projects, providing a ... The objective of PRM is to reduce the probability and impact of negative risks of a project. The RM is an iterative process throughout the project s life, because ...

Deep mining, seismicity and reducing risk

2021-4-8 · The three tiers of risk mitigation should be applied at every stage of site development: Elimination or substitution: Removing people from exposure to risk is most effective. Using remotely operated equipment distances people …