Resources

Building Forward Better: Mining as a Partner in Supporting more Inclusive and Resilient Societies

Encouraging learning and thinking about mining’s collective role in supporting communities through COVID-19 and beyond.

Guidance & toolkits

Annual Report, 2019

Read our Annual Report for 2019.

Organisational communications

Integrating closure into life of mine planning to achieve success criteria

An example of integrating closure into life of mine planning to achieve success criteria at Glencore's Newlands Coal Complex.

From the field

Progressive closure to achieve sustainable post mining land use

Best practice example of successful progressive closure to achieve sustainable post mining land use at Glencore's Rolleston Mine.

From the field

Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management

Underpinned by an integrated approach to tailings management, the Standard aims to prevent catastrophic failure and enhance the safety of mine tailings facilities across the globe.

Organisational communications

Safety Data: Benchmarking progress of ICMM company members in 2019

ICMM is committed to strengthening health and safety performance to reduce operational fatalities to zero. As part of this commitment ICMM produces an annual safety data report.

Research & briefings

Covid-19: Health and safety in mining

The Covid-19 crisis has put extraordinary pressure on employers and businesses, while it is important to maintain fiscal resilience, this must not come at the cost of people’s health or wellbeing.

From the field

Covid-19: Support for governments

By stretching and stressing the capacity of each country it touches, Covid-19 has the potential to create devastating social, economic and political crises that will have lasting repercussions.

From the field

Covid-19: Supporting local businesses

The Covid-19 crisis has put extraordinary pressure on employers and private sector businesses to survive and continue to provide decent work.

From the field

Covid-19: Direct support for communities

By stretching and stressing the capacity of each country it touches, Covid-19 has the potential to create devastating social, economic and political crises that will have lasting repercussions.

From the field

Covid-19: Support for Indigenous Peoples

Company members are being pro-active in responding to the demands of Covid-19: moving fast and acting ethically to protect and care for employees and surrounding indigenous communities.

From the field

Key Performance Indicators: Tool for Closure

Provides a set of key performance areas (KPA) and illustrative key performance indicators (KPIs) to support the implementation of good closure practices.

Guidance & toolkits

Generating Low Carbon Renewable Energy on Closed Uranium Mine Sites

Orano's conversion of former uranium mine sites for renewable energy generation is an excellent example of post closure land use.

From the field

Anticipating Rehabilitation Studies, KATCO, Kazakhstan

Integration of closure planning into life of mine planning at Orano's in situ recovery (ISR) uranium mine in Kazakhstan.

From the field

Managing Remediation of a 50-Year-Old Mining Site as a Project

Supporting closure planning and social transition at Orano operations in northern Niger.

From the field

Validation Guidance

Supplement to ICMM's Assurance and Validation Procedure providing explanatory information for the implementation and evaluation of ICMM's Mining Principles.

Organisational communications

Assurance and Validation Procedure

ICMM’s 'Assurance and Validation Procedure' establishes company member requirements for independent assurance and validation.

Organisational communications

Handling and Resolving Local-level Concerns and Grievances: Human Rights in the Mining and Metals Sector

This guidance sets out how mining and metals companies can handle and resolve local community grievances effectively and in line with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).

Guidance & toolkits

Adapting to a Changing Climate: Building Resilience in the Mining and Metals Industry

Provides an overview of how a changing climate may impact the sector and identifies ways companies can integrate climate considerations into risk management processes to build climate resilience.

Guidance & toolkits

Fatality Prevention: Eight Lessons Learned

No fatality is acceptable. This document articulates the collective discussions that have taken place on why the industry continues to have fatalities.

Research & briefings