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February 12, 2019

Miners score poorly on effective tailings oversight: RMF report

The independent non-profit Responsible Mining Foundation (RMF) has released new details found in its 2018 Responsible Mining Index report that revealed that a large percentage of the world’s biggest miners are not tracking their tailings risk management measures.

Mining Magazine
February 10, 2019

Half of the world’s biggest miners do not keep track of their tailings risk management measures

Following last month’s tailings dam disaster at Vale’s Córrego do Feijão mining complex, which left at least 140 dead, the Responsible Mining Foundation issued a statement highlighting the findings of its 2018 Responsible Mining Index report related to miners’ tailing dams.

Mining.com
January 23, 2019

Many Toronto-listed miners don't disclose environmental and social info

Many Toronto-listed junior and mid-tier mining companies do not properly disclose environmental, social and governance information related to their mine sites in Australia, Burkina Faso, Canada, the Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mexico, Kyrgyz Republic, and Suriname.

Mining.com
January 23, 2019

New study questions responsible public disclosure by mining companies

A new study by the Responsible Mining Foundation reveals weak disclosure of environmental, social and governance information by Toronto-listed small and mid-tier companies with mine sites in Australia, Burkina Faso, Canada, the Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mexico, Kyrgyz Republic, and Suriname.

Mining Review Africa
July 16, 2018

Relaciones comunitarias y empleo preocupan poco a las mineras

El Índice Minería Responsable 2018 analizó 6 criterios de desempeño de las 30 empresas mineras más grandes del mundo. Algunas de sus subsidiarias tienen operaciones en el Perú.

La Republica
July 5, 2018

Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade launches Responsible Mining Index

Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Ms. Sigrid Kaag, launches the first global Index on responsible mining.

Mining.com
April 25, 2018

Benchmarking is a powerful tool to make mining responsible

The initiator of the new Responsible Mining Index says he hopes it will fuel change by showcasing the best-in-class and spotlighting those that need to raise their game.

UNCTAD
April 11, 2018

New Responsible Mining Index 2018 launched

The Responsible Mining Foundation has released the Responsible Mining Index 2018, which aims to encourage continuous improvement in responsible mining and support leading practice and learning.

Global Mining Review