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ICMM releases 2015 mining safety report

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) today reported its 23 member companies which employ over 900,000 people recorded 60 fatalities across the globe in 2015 with five members recording zero fatalities for the year.

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New guide on Indigenous Peoples and mining

ICMM has published an updated guide to help mining companies build mutually beneficial relationships with Indigenous Peoples. The Indigenous Peoples and mining good practice guide outlines the principles for good engagement in order to foster respect for the rights, interests, aspirations, cultures and livelihoods of Indigenous Peoples.

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ICMM issues statement on climate change

Tom Butler, CEO of ICMM, has written to Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to offer support for an international climate change agreement. The letter included a statement on climate change, endorsed by the CEOs of the 23 ICMM member companies which collaborate to promote responsible mining.

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Andrew Michelmore appointed Chair of ICMM

Andrew Michelmore, CEO of MMG Limited, was appointed Chair of the International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) at its Council of CEOs meeting in London today. Mr Michelmore takes over the positio...

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Extractives and financial sectors collaborate to produce new biodiversity management guide

The Cross-Sector Biodiversity Initiative (CSBI), a partnership between ICMM, IPIECA and the Equator Principles Association, has released A Cross-Sector guide for Implementing the Mitigation Hierarchy. This good practice guide focuses on managing biodiversity using the mitigation hierarchy - a framework for limiting the negative impacts of development projects on biodiversity and ecosystem services.

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