International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM)

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

Article
1 February 2010
+ Español - Hide
Article
1 February 2010

[PDF] Mining: Partnerships for Development - Position Statement

Author: Intl. Council on Mining & Metals

...ICMM member companies commit to actively support or help develop partnerships...with the aim of enhancing the social and economic contribution of mining... [M]ember companies will...:...

Read more

Article
1 February 2010

[PDF] Working Together

Author: Communities and Small-Scale Mining, International Finance Corporation, International Council on Mining and Metals

This guidance document addresses the spectrum of ASM (Artisanal and Small-scale Mining) activities, although most examples are specifically related to artisanal scale activities…[It] is designed to help LSM companies identify the nature of ASM...

Read more

Article
18 January 2010

Miners’ efforts fail to cut death toll [UK]

Author: Matthew Kennard, Financial Times

The leading UK-listed mining companies have failed to bring down the number of fatalities at their operations over the past five years in spite of considerable efforts to do so. A Financial Times survey of five leading UK-listed mining groups – Rio...

Read more

Article
1 January 2010

Good Practice Guidance on Health Impact Assessment

Author: International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM)

ICMM has developed a set of tools to help site practitioners assess and address the risks posed by hazards in the mining and metals sector…This Good Practice Guidance sets out an overview of how mining and metals operations can affect the health and...

Read more

Article
3 December 2009

High Prices Draw More Gold Diggers [Tanzania]

Author: Nicholas Bariyo & Robb Stewart, Wall Street Journal

The rising price of gold has intensified a decadelong conflict between international companies and the small-scale miners they replaced. Over the 1990s, Tanzania...brought in international miners, who forced out tens of thousands of artisan miners...

Read more

Article
9 October 2009

[PDF] Human Rights in the Mining & Metals Sector. Handling and Resolving Local Level Concerns & Grievances.

Author: International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM)

...This publication builds upon International Council on Mining and Metals’s overall work to date on ‘business and human rights’...It sets out good practice approaches on a specific...issue in this area: the development of company procedures for...

Read more

Story
27 September 2009

Christian Aid report on negative impact of low corporate tax rates on development & poverty in Latin America

See full story

Article
27 September 2009

[PDF] Undermining the poor: Mineral Taxation Reforms in Latin America

Author: Clair Kumar, Christian Aid

Over the past few decades tax reforms in developing countries has been highly regressive, with corporate taxes being lowered and consumption taxes-which hit the poor hardest-being increased…Overly generous tax incentives has resulted in many...

Read more

Article
4 August 2009

[PDF] "Human Rights in the Mining & Metals Industry Overview, Management Approach and Issues"

Author: International Council on Mining and Metals

Our overall objective here is to provide an overview of the main challenges and dilemmas that companies in the mining and metals sector are often faced with...It also deals with how mining companies can ensure that both employees and communities have...

Read more