The mining industry has work to do to ensure that communities and workers are safe from pollution and injury.
Increasing scrutiny has delivered major improvements in the mining industry’s approach to environmental and social governance.
Production might be out of sight, out of mind, but CO2 is embedded in products through minerals and materials. How do we measure it?
Renewables bring plenty of new potential to communities left behind.
The transport and construction companies have been testing a range of prototype equipment, in a bid to create the first emissions-free quarry in Sweden.
As an emissions-free fuel, it's already been used in new mining processing, fuel cell vehicles and electricity generation.
Energy usage in extractions is notoriously unsustainable, which presents a new opportunity for local communities.
Richer nations may import the products, but they're not held accountable for the emissions.
But there's still a ways to go to producing tech devices and content with less environmental impact.
Canadian company EnviroLeach wants to make the process of "urban mining" less hazardous for humans and the environment.