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Spotlighting our work in strengthening the social and environmental performance of the mining and metals industry.

Fifth anniversary of the dam collapse at Vale’s Córrego do Feijão mine in Brumadinho

On 25 January 2019, 272 people tragically lost their lives when a tailings dam collapsed at Vale’s Córrego do Feijão mine in Brumadinho, Brazil. We remember the victims of this devastating tragedy. 

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Mining leaders make landmark commitments to support a nature positive future

ICMM members have committed to take urgent action to support a nature positive future that promotes the health, diversity and resilience of species, ecosystems and natural processes.

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ICMM publishes new guidance on setting reduction targets on Scope 3 emissions

ICMM publishes guidance to support mining and metals companies to set impactful short-, medium- and long-term targets for reducing their Scope 3 emissions.

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ICMM members report US$54.9bn in total tax and royalty payments in 2022

ICMM publishes members’ social and economic contribution to host countries. Transparent disclosure of corporate income tax and royalty payments provides important context for understanding the economic contribution mining makes.

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Collaboration underway to develop consolidated standard for responsible mining

Copper Mark, Mining Association of Canada, ICMM and World Gold Council are working towards a single global responsible standard and multi-stakeholder oversight system.

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ICMM publishes new resource to advance water stewardship in the mining and metals sector

ICMM has published a water stewardship maturity framework that is designed to enhance the sustainable management of shared water resources.

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ICMM and EITI publish paper on why contract transparency is so important in the rush to secure critical minerals

Alongside EITI we are pleased to share our new brief which looks at both organisations' commitments around contract transparency and considerations for good practice.

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ICMM welcomes two new association members

ICMM welcomes the Association for Mines, Mineral and Metal Producers in Sweden (Svemin) and the Republican Association of Mining and Metallurgical Enterprises (AMME) as new association members.

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ICMM publishes guidance to improve the mining and metals industry’s disclosure of Scope 3 emissions

ICMM publishes Scope 3 Emissions Accounting and Reporting Guidance that provides a standardised framework for mining and metals companies to calculate and disclose their value chain emissions.

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ICMM members to publish progress on implementing the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management in August

ICMM members to publish their progress towards conformance with the Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management by 5 August 2023 for tailings facilities with the highest potential consequences in the event of a failure.

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ICMM publishes 2022 safety performance data of members

ICMM releases its annual report benchmarking the safety performance of its company members.

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ICMM welcomes the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) as association member

ICMM welcomes AusIMM as an association member. Founded in 1893, AusIMM is a member-based, professional association for people working in the resources sector.

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ICMM announces collective commitment to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion in the mining industry

ICMM members have committed to work together to improve the experience of all workers and eradicate discrimination, harassment, and assault from our workplaces.

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ICMM publishes updated guidance to support the mining industry to proactively manage human rights impacts

ICMM has published updated guidance which is designed to help mining companies improve how human rights impacts are managed across the globe.

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ICMM partners with leading research institutions to accelerate a global circular economy

ICMM has announced new research partnerships with the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), the Enel Foundation and Circle Economy.

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CharIN launches new mining taskforce in partnership with ICMM

Addressing technical bottlenecks to accelerate progress on zero emission mining vehicle fleets.

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ICMM response to abrdn statement on employee wellbeing in the mining industry

We strongly support the statement published today by abrdn on the importance of collaboration to help improve approaches to employee wellbeing.

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Fourth anniversary of the dam collapse at Vale’s Córrego do Feijão mine in Brumadinho

Four years ago, 270 lives were lost in a tragedy in Brumadinho, Brazil. The families and community that suffered because of the failure of a dam containing mine waste continue to be in our thoughts.

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Vendor engagement for tailings reduction technologies

ICMM is inviting vendors and research institutions to provide an Expression of Interest (EoI) to support our work towards innovative tailings reduction technologies.

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ICMM publishes two reports that show the mining industry’s economic contribution to host countries across the world

ICMM publishes two reports – 'The Mining Contribution Index (MCI): 6th Edition' and 'ICMM Members’ Tax Contribution Report: 2021 Update' – that highlight the contribution the mining industry makes to the economies of host countries.

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