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  • Sustainability and competitiveness in mining March 2017

    Robeco views sustainability as a long term-driver of companies’ performance. In a recent study, we find that miners with lower emissions per unit of material produced are also miners with a lower cost base. As...

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  • Aurubis and enercity enter into contract for delivery of March 2017

    Aurubis AG and enercity Contracting Nord GmbH signed a contract for the use of industrial waste heat for the energy supply in the Hamburg district Hafencity East. This will reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) by more than...

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  • Achieving gender balance by 2025 December 2016

    The aspiration to achieve gender balance by 2025 will be challenging, however we are committed to a cultural change that will enable us to be more inclusive of difference.

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  • Climate Action spoke with the International Copper November 2016

    Copper is the best (non-precious) conductor of heat and electricity, so it is critical to energy efficiency, renewables, electric vehicles, etc.

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  • Kennecott may soon get into recycling business November 2016

    “Kennecott has one of only three smelters in the United States, and with the U.S. Department of Energy's help the mining company hopes they can capture and recycle some of the electronic waste that's currently...

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  • Miners go green in hunt for cost efficiencies, using November 2016

    Mining companies are digging into renewable energy as a way to reduce costs and offset the impact of volatile conventional fuel prices as the world shifts to a low-carbon economy.s.

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  • New measures to manage tailings dams December 2016

    The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) announced a new agreement that will bind its 23 member companies to further improve the management of mine tailings throughout their global operations.

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  • New commitment to water stewardship January 2017

    With more than 1.2 billion people living in areas of water scarcity and natural habitats under increasing threat, ICMM recognises that industry can play an important role in tackling this global issue.

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