SUSTAINABILITY Mining News

CyPlus plant in Wesseling celebrates 60 years of successful and safe operation

The production plant and an innovative packaging and logistics concept meet the highest global safety and environmental standards, taking the leading role in sustainability.

Goldcorp named to Nasdaq global sustainability index

Canadian mining giant Goldcorp Inc. has been recognized by Nasdaq as one of the Top 100 companies in the world for its sustainability practices. The Index is an equity-weighed index made up of 100 companies that lead in measuring and reporting their carbon footprint, energy usage, water consumption, hazardous and non-hazardous waste generation, workforce initiatives and community investment.

JKTech Partners With EduMine “to deliver worldclass online courses to a global mining audience”

JKTech, the technology transfer company for the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre and the Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) at The University of Queensland, has opened a campus with EduMine. JKTech provides products and services in […]

The Seven Wonders of Sustainability

Organizations face increasing pressure these days as the regulatory landscape intensifies and the need for transparency increases. Global competition is also growing, while the demands of customers change rapidly in a market in which recessionary […]

ABB commissions world’s largest high pressure grinding roll (HPGR) drive system

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group has successfully commissioned the world’s largest high pressure grinding roll (HPGR) drive system for the Boddington Gold Mine Expansion project in western Australia.Newmont Mining Corp., America’s biggest […]

Improving mine camp sustainability: all part of the licence to operate

For mining companies, a long-term licence to operate depends on a capacity to renew existing commitments while seeking new solutions to environmental concerns.Sustainability best practice recognises the need to reduce a site’s ecological footprint, so it is logical to include any mine camp in this equation. Many companies have been embedding sustainability principles into mine camp [...]

Cleantech 10™ list pinpoints the top publicly traded Cleantech companies in Canada

VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA (November 9, 2009) Carmanah Technologies (TSX: CMH) has been named one of Canada's top green technology companies on Corporate Knights Cleantech 10TM list, published at the end of October. Now celebrating […]

Metso demonstrates the sustainability of its products in Brazil

During M&T Expo 2009, Metso presented solutions in portable crushing, crushing control systems, automation, pulp pump (slurry), belt conveyors, ESI (energy saving idlers), scrapers, rubber and polyurethane screens, Trellex Poly-Cer idlers, idler of Skega metallic mill and Polymet rubber and steel idler and process technology. During the event the company reported that being a global engineering [...]

SGS acquires Canadian Environmental & Metallurgical Inc. (CEMI) to enhance dedication to environmental sustainability

April 30th 2008/Geneva and Vancouver.  SGS is pleased to announce the strategic acquisition of Canadian Environmental and Metallurgical Inc. (CEMI), a Canadian company with its head office in Vancouver, British Columbia. In business for over […]

Embedding sustainability for enduring project value

Susanne Cooper and Nick Fleming* of SKM note that “sustainability is not just a political buzz word used to satisfy the concerns of stakeholders or environmentalists; it is critical to the success and longevity of […]

Embedding sustainability for enduring project value

Susanne Cooper and Nick Fleming* of SKM note that “sustainability is not just a political buzz word used to satisfy the concerns of stakeholders or environmentalists; it is critical to the success and longevity of projects. Sustainability principles are now broadly accepted by project teams as a useful compass to guide planning and design decisions. [...]

Preeminent Leaders of the Minerals Industry Awarded

Canada's minerals industry has entered a new era of technology, sustainability and corporate governance, and the individuals leading the pack and leaving their mark were honoured by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum […]

Preeminent Leaders of the Minerals Industry Awarded

Canada's minerals industry has entered a new era of technology, sustainability and corporate governance, and the individuals leading the pack and leaving their mark were honoured by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum […]

SGS Acquires Canadian Environmental & Metallurgical Inc. (CEMI) to Enhance Dedication to Environmental Sustainability

SGS is pleased to announce the strategic acquisition of Canadian Environmental and Metallurgical Inc. (CEMI), a Canadian company with its head office in Vancouver, British Columbia…more at MEI Online

CyPlus installs Cyanide Control System at Dragon Mining in Sweden

Dragon Mining Sweden AB, Storuman, has purchased the CyPlus® CCS Cyanide Control System for its Svartliden operation in Sweden. “Working closely with Svartliden’s personnel, the CyPlus unit was successfully commissioned on site and operators have […]