Integrated Mine Closure: Good Practice Guide (2nd edition)

Promotes a disciplined approach to integrated closure planning that increases the uniformity of good practice across the sector.

Guidance & toolkits

Indigenous Peoples and Mining: Good Practice Guide

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 Practice Guidance for Mining and Biodiversity

Provides practical tools for managing biodiversity at all stages, from initial exploration to mine closure planning and implementation.

Guidance & toolkits

Adapting the ICMM Tailings Management Good Practice Guide into Training Materials

Training materials to build capacity and raise awareness of why tailings management is so important, and to illustrate what good governance and engineering practices look like

Guidance & toolkits

Tailings Management: Good Practice Guide

This guidance supports the safe and responsible management of tailings with the ultimate goal of eliminating fatalities and catastrophic events.

Guidance & toolkits

ICMM launches new integrated mine closure good practice guide

Our guide shares best practice and supports the industry in planning for and implementing effective mine closure


Good Practice in Emergency Preparedness and Response

Provides an overview of the Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at Local Level (APELL) for mining and metals companies supported by case study examples.

Guidance & toolkits

Water Reporting: Good Practice Guide

Supports the sector in compiling simple and relevant information on water to provide a solid foundation for consistent water reporting.

Guidance & toolkits

Good Health and Wellbeing

Ensuring good health and wellbeing is essential for sustainable development.


Critical Control Management: Good Practice Guide and Implementation Guide

These guidance documents provide advice on how to identify and manage critical controls that can either prevent a serious incident from occurring or minimise consequences should it occur.

Guidance & toolkits

Good Practice Guidance on Occupational Health Risk Assessment

Provides a practical tool to assist companies in protecting the health and wellbeing of their workforce via the implementation of occupational health risk assessments (HRAs).

Guidance & toolkits

Good Practice Guidance on Health Impact Assessment

This guidance on health impact assessments (HIA) provides companies with a way to understand its impacts and make plans to contribute positively to the health outcomes of their stakeholders.

Guidance & toolkits

Provide Fair Pay and Working Hours

Responsible mining companies provide fair pay and working hours and work to implement good practice policies and processes that benefit their workforce.


Adapting ICMM's 'Integrated Mine Closure: Good Practice Guide' into Training Materials

Resources to improve awareness and strengthen capabilities in integrated closure planning.

Guidance & toolkits

Good Practice Guidance on HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria

Guidance that seeks to improve competencies at an operational level and encourage an integrated approach to addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria.

Guidance & toolkits

Our Principles

Defining good practice environmental, social and governance requirements for the mining and metals industry.


Mining Principles: Performance Expectations

ICMM’s Mining Principles define good practice environmental, social and governance requirements for the mining and metals industry.

Organisational communications

SDG3: Good Health and Wellbeing

Supporting action to ensure healthy lives and wellbeing for all.

Content News

Community Health Programs in the Mining and Metals Industry

Captures a snapshot of practice in the area of community health, addressing issues ranging from communicable and non-communicable diseases to nutritional deficiencies.

Guidance & toolkits

Critical Control Management – Good Practice Films

These films provide an overview of CCM processes, as applied to occupational health and safety scenarios.