Resources

Review of Tailings Management Guidelines and Recommendations for Improvement

A review of corporate-level tailings storage facility management across the ICMM membership, including standards, guidelines and risk controls, governance and emergency preparedness.

Research & briefings

Tailings Governance Framework: Position Statement

Enhancing focus on the key governance elements necessary for maintaining the integrity of tailings storage facilities (TSFs).

Organisational communications

Role of Mining in National Economies: Mining Contribution Index (3rd Edition)

This edition shows the significant contribution of mining and metals to national economies and provides an update to ICMM's Mining Contribution Index.

Research & briefings

Benchmarking Safety Data: Progress of ICMM company members (2015)

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

Annual Report, 2015

Read our Annual Report for 2015.

Organisational communications

Critical Control Management: Implementation Guide

Guidance on how to implement the 'Critical Control Management: Good Practice Guide' covering potential benefits and obstacles.

Guidance & toolkits

Land Acquisition and Resettlement: Lessons Learned

Providing practical insights based on real experience on how resettlement activities can be done well – avoiding harm to communities and positively contributing to development.

Guidance & toolkits

Demonstrating Value: A Guide to Responsible Sourcing

Demonstrating value offers a set of tools that help mining companies establish sustainable procurement processes and participate in external responsible sourcing programmes.

Guidance & toolkits

Mining and Metals and the Circular Economy

Exploring the role of mining and metals in the circular economy – an emerging concept that aims to draw the maximum value from materials.

Research & briefings

Understanding Company–Community Relations Toolkit

Helping mining and metals operations to understand and measure their relationship with host communities, and how to take practical steps to increase community support.

Guidance & toolkits

Good Practice Guide: Indigenous Peoples and Mining

Providing practical tools and case studies to support mining and metals companies in building strong and mutually beneficial relationships with Indigenous Peoples.

Guidance & toolkits

Good Practices for the Collection of Biodiversity Baseline Data

A step-by-step guide to collecting biodiversity data.

Guidance & toolkits

A Cross-sector Guide for Implementing the Mitigation Hierarchy

Provides practical advice on the core principles of the mitigation hierarchy: avoid, minimise, restore and offset.

Guidance & toolkits

Benchmarking safety data: progress of ICMM company members (2014)

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

Critical Control Management: Good Practice Guide

Provides advice on how to identify and manage critical controls that can either prevent a serious incident from occurring or minimise the consequences if a serious incident were to occur.

Guidance & toolkits

Annual Report, 2014

Read our Annual Report for 2014.

Organisational communications

Stakeholder Research Toolkit

Providing a methodology for understanding, measuring and monitoring key drivers of reputation among and between stakeholder groups.

Guidance & toolkits

Research on Company–Community Conflict

This research looks at reported incidents of company-community conflict between 2002 and 2013 to deepen our understanding of trends related to the conflict between companies and communities.

Research & briefings

A Practical Guide to Catchment-based Water Management for the Mining and Metals Industry

Provides a comprehensive and systematic approach for identifying, evaluating and responding to catchment-based water-related risks.

Guidance & toolkits

Role of Mining in National Economies: Mining's Contribution to Sustainable Development (2nd Edition)

This edition shows the significant contribution of mining and metals to national economies and provides an update to ICMM's Mining Contribution Index.

Research & briefings