Gold and Climate Change World Gold Council

2021-9-14  The World Gold Council and its members recognise that climate change imposes very substantial risks to the global economy and socio-economic development. Policy makers, industry stakeholders, asset owners, investors and wider society, are now eager for a greater understanding of these risks and their potential consequences, and how these might

The Gold Mining Industry: Reputation & Issues

2017-11-29  The World Gold Council commissioned GlobeScan to conduct an in-depth study into global stakeholder perceptions of the gold mining industry, and the challenges it faces now and in future years. The findings will be used by the World Gold Council to inform its strategy and to support member companies in their own strategic planning.

A path for gold miners to become Mining News KITCO

2019-10-23  A path for gold miners to become carbon neutral World Gold Council. Jim Wyckoff Wednesday October 23, 2019 08:06. ( Kitco News) The entire world needs to take the threat of climate change seriously including the gold sector, and the World Gold Council

The social and economic impacts of gold mining

2018-7-13  The social and economic impacts of gold mining The social and economic impacts of gold mining. A research study by Maxwell Stamp commissioned by the World Gold Council.

ICMM & ICMM

The International Council on Mining and Metals is an international organisation dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry. Bringing together 28 of the largest mining and metals companies and over 35 regional and commodities associations, we strengthen environmental and social performance to enhance mining’s

Sustainability reporting SUSTAINABILITY Gold Fields

Gold Fields has been ranked in the top five in the mining index since 2011 and has almost consistently been one of the top two gold miners on the index as well as the highest ranked South African-listed and domiciled mining company. Gold Fields was ranked among the top five mining companies on the 2020 DJSI. Sustainability Yearbook.

Education for a more sustainable mining future

2020-12-29  Ultimately, sustainable mining is about encouraging balance between all involved stakeholders across social, environmental, economic and governance factors. Education for a more sustainable mining

TAILINGS MANAGEMENT United Nations Environment

2021-5-28  The Environmental Protection Working Group on Mining and Metallurgy, a joint initiative of the International Council on Metals and the Environment (ICME) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), has identified tailings issues as one of the key challenges to achieving improvements in environmental performance.

The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining

2016-1-1  The Minerals and Mining Act 2006 (Act 703) of Ghana defines small scale gold mining operation as the mining of gold by any effective and efficient method that does not involve substantial expenditure by an individual or group of persons not exceeding nine in number or by a co-operative society made up of 10 or more persons.

The social and economic impacts of gold mining

2018-7-13  The social and economic impacts of gold mining The social and economic impacts of gold mining. A research study by Maxwell Stamp commissioned by the World Gold Council.

The Gold Mining Industry: Reputation & Issues

2017-11-29  The World Gold Council commissioned GlobeScan to conduct an in-depth study into global stakeholder perceptions of the gold mining industry, and the challenges it faces now and in future years. The findings will be used by the World Gold Council to inform its strategy and to support member companies in their own strategic planning.

A path for gold miners to become Mining News KITCO

2019-10-23  A path for gold miners to become carbon neutral World Gold Council. Jim Wyckoff Wednesday October 23, 2019 08:06. ( Kitco News) The entire world needs to take the threat of climate change seriously including the gold sector, and the World Gold Council has provided a path for companies to follow. Wednesday, the WGC published: Gold

Under the Microscope: The True Costs of Gold Production

2014-6-28  In early February 2014, the World Gold Council noted that the average industry cost of production is $1,200/ounce, with 30% of the industry becoming unprofitable if the gold

ICMM & ICMM

The International Council on Mining and Metals is an international organisation dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry. Bringing together 28 of the largest mining and metals companies and over 35 regional and commodities associations, we strengthen environmental and social performance to enhance mining’s

Gold Minerals Council South Africa

2021-9-14  Gold sales increased by 3.7% at R72.6 billion in 2019 (R70 billion in 2018) Gold production decreased to 101.3 tonnes in 2019 (117 tonnes in 2018) At the current gold price more than half of the South African gold mining industry is marginal; South African gold only accounts for 4.2% of global gold

ICMM publishes benchmarks comparing mining standards

2020-12-10  December 10, 2020. The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has published a series of equivalency guides, comparing its Mining Principles requirements with other mining standards across the industry. The equivalency guides cover the requirements from the World Gold Council’s Responsible Gold Mining Principles (RGMPs), the Mining

ICMM & New Global Industry Standard on Tailings

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) is an international organisation dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry. Bringing together 27 mining and metals companies and over 35 regional and commodities associations, it strengthens environmental and social performance and serves as a catalyst for change

(PDF) Impacts of mining on water resources in South Africa

Acid mine drainage is recognized as one of the more serious environmental problems in the mining industry. Acid mine drainage is a major problem on coal and gold mines throughout the world and in

The Gold Standard

2021-9-14  for a climate secure and sustainable world. Gold Standard for the Global Goals sets the standard for climate and development interventions to quantify, certify and maximise their impact -- creating value for people around the world and the planet we

The Gold Mining Industry: Reputation & Issues

2017-11-29  The World Gold Council commissioned GlobeScan to conduct an in-depth study into global stakeholder perceptions of the gold mining industry, and the challenges it faces now and in future years. The findings will be used by the World Gold Council to inform its strategy and to support member companies in their own strategic planning.

ICMM & ICMM

The International Council on Mining and Metals is an international organisation dedicated to a safe, fair and sustainable mining and metals industry. Bringing together 28 of the largest mining and metals companies and over 35 regional and commodities associations, we strengthen environmental and social performance to enhance mining’s

Illegal Gold Mining in Peru COHA

2016-7-29  Illegal gold mining requires clearing rainforests and using hazardous chemicals, which have led to detrimental environmental damages, such as deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon and contamination of the water with mercury. It has also led to labor exploitation, human trafficking, and other human rights abuses.

Gold Minerals Council South Africa

2021-9-14  Gold sales increased by 3.7% at R72.6 billion in 2019 (R70 billion in 2018) Gold production decreased to 101.3 tonnes in 2019 (117 tonnes in 2018) At the current gold price more than half of the South African gold mining industry is marginal; South African gold only accounts for 4.2% of global gold

ICMM publishes benchmarks comparing mining standards

2020-12-10  December 10, 2020. The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has published a series of equivalency guides, comparing its Mining Principles requirements with other mining standards across the industry. The equivalency guides cover the requirements from the World Gold Council’s Responsible Gold Mining Principles (RGMPs), the Mining

Mining Associations and Organizations National Mining

2021-9-14  LAS VEGAS The National Mining Association (NMA) will gather today at MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2021 to honor outstanding achievements in mine safety and technology. Safety The NMA’s Sentinels of Safety Award recognizes coal and mineral mining

Mining akrdc

2021-9-14  The mine is the second-largest taxpayer to the City and Borough of Juneau. In 2019, Coeur Alaska-Kensington Mine produced 127,914 ounces of gold. The Usibelli Coal Mine, a family-owned mine located outside Healy, is the only operating coal mine in Alaska. The mine has been in continuous operation since 1943 and celebrated its 75th year mining

Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and

2018-8-1  Mining provides inputs for other industrial sectors that are vital for sustaining population wellbeing and the functioning of global economies. At the same time, it can generate social and environmental impacts, which could compromise public acceptance of the sector.

The Gold Standard

2021-9-14  for a climate secure and sustainable world. Gold Standard for the Global Goals sets the standard for climate and development interventions to quantify, certify and maximise their impact -- creating value for people around the world and the planet we

EPA to protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay, blocking major gold mine

2021-9-9  The Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday that it would restore protections for Alaska’s Bristol Bay, blocking the construction of a massive and controversial gold mine near the world