Responsible Mining Links
DOCUMENTS and LINKS:
- The IRMA website is an excellent source of background documents for responsible mining practices. IRMA is developing standards for responsble mining, but the standards are still in the draft stage.
- A well documented report, funded by the mining industry, that addresses responsible mining, and mining and sustainability.
- A group that focuses on artisinal mining, and has published a document on sustainable mining in this sector
- The international coordinating organization for mining industry in social and environmental issues
- A detailed guide for companies that want to conduct socially and environmentally responsible mining exploration.
- The RJC has one of the most complete set of Code of Practices for mining. Under the "Standards Development" tab the "Library" has an extensive list of responsible mining references.
- Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) is a set of guiding principles and performance elements that govern key activities of companies in all sectors of the mining and mineral-processing industry.