sharing in governance of extractive industries
Will the coming wave of new technology mean fewer jobs, loss of social license to operate? Will it bring advances in safety, productivity and environmental performance? What will it mean for host communities, governments, mining companies?
I’m sharing this blog, written as a personal reflection on the ideas discussed here on GOXI in the…Continue
Mining is on the verge of a wave of changes like those that have swept over and redefined manufacturing, communications, finance, and other technology-transformed sectors. While this is good news in terms of productivity, worker safety, environmental impacts and other metrics, some types of technology will replace significant numbers of low- and medium-skilled workers, and many of the new jobs created will be difficult for locals to fill.…Continue
I'm attaching a call for applications for a senior consultant working on the project New Tech, New Deal (collaboration of IISD/IGF and CCSI, Mining Shared Vision). The ideal candidate will have solid private sector mining experience, preferably with a technology/engineering background. See attached for details. October 22 closing.…Continue
I'm attaching a call for applications for a temporary research assistant (consulting) working on the project New Tech, New Deal (collaboration of IISD/IGF and CCSI, Mining Shared Vision). The ideal candidate will have solid research and writing skills, preferably with a mining technology background. See link for details. October 22 closing.…Continue