ICMM announced a new agreement that will bind member companies to further improve the management of mine tailings throughout their global operations. For further information please click here.
We are pleased to present the 2015/16 Annual Report. Click Here to access to report.
This report, Sharing the Benefits: Enchancing Australia’s global leadership in the mining value chain, advocates for enhanced investment in specific forms of economic diplomacy and capacity building insupport of improved developing country governance of mining: one that not only assists countries to transform their resource endowments into economic and social benefits locally, but also [more…]
The Voluntary Principles Secretariat has approved Australia’s National Action Plan on Security and Human Rights, marking Australia as a full Participant Government. This National Action Plan on Security sets out principles designed to guide the extractive industry in maintaining the safety and security of their operations within a framework [more…]
The report was launched in Canberra and is a co-initiative of the Brenthurst Foundation and the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), based on the proceedings of the 2015 Australia-Africa (‘Aus-Africa’) Dialogue held in Zambia. The Australian and African participants included representatives from government, civil society and the private sector. AAMEG [more…]
The best protection against the risk of corruption at companies is a comprehensive, fully implemented, and continually monitored anti-corruption programme, a new study has found. Corruption Watch’s Transparency in Corporate Reporting study is the South African leg of a series of identical studies undertaken by selected Transparency International national chapters. Using company [more…]
The Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) has published the second and revised draft of its Standard for Responsible Mining, which is open for public comment and a sixty-day review.
Standing out the front of the Aquarium in Cape Town, South Africa we saw a group of small children quietly lining up outside. They stood out amongst the other groups of children surrounding them. Their eyes were the size of saucers, and they stood still, unsure of their surroundings. I commented on how timid they looked and Kissmea, who had arranged the trip for us, explained it was likely a lot of them had not been outside the township before. In that one moment I had never felt more grateful for my situation, motivated to do more and thankful we had contacted Love to Langa.
AAMEG, together with SNL Metals & Mining has produced a fact sheet highlighting the ASX-listed mining projects in Africa which was launched at African Mining Indaba, Cape Town, 2016. Australia is one of the top investors in exploration in Africa with 190 ASX-listed companies and 590 projects across 38 countries.
AAMEG member Norton Rose Fulbright has just launched Inside Africa, a new global microsite for sharing its knowledge and insight with businesses operating across the continent and beyond. Inside Africa is currently focussed on areas including infrastructure, mining, power and transmission, renewables and oil and gas.