sharing in governance of extractive industries
PanAfGeo launched an initiative supporting the training of geoscientific staff from African Geological Surveys through the creation of an innovative training program. The training program includes the acquisition and development of crucial professional skills to complement qualifications and technical skills. World-class geoscientific experts from African and European geological surveys carry out the training programs.
There was an estimated 40 million people working in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) in 2017, with an additional 150 million individuals across 80 countries dependant on ASM as part of their livelihood strategies.
Women represent a large…Continue
Innovation does not come easily to the mining sector.
In an already conservative business, the costs and risks of true innovation can be hard to justify. However, with companies needing to address inefficiencies in their operations to stay competitive, while ensuring they maintain their social license to operate, it is clear that mining needs to get innovative.
IGF recently released a report, …Continue
There is a pressing need for innovation in the mining sector, according to a report published Monday by the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF).
Innovation in Mining: Report to the 2018 International Mines Ministers Summit (IMMS) was released at the third annual IMMS, which was held in Toronto on the sidelines of…Continue