Planning for Integrated Mine Closure: Toolkit

International Council on Mining & Metals (ICMM) | Document | 2008

This document presents an Integrated Mine Closure Planning Toolkit for the mining and metals sector. The toolkit is intended to be used to promote a more disciplined approach to integrated closure planning and to increase the uniformity of good practices across the sector. The concepts apply equally...


Technical Aspects of Mining Topic

Adam Smith International | Document | 2017

This document is the PDF version of the "Technical Aspects of Mining" Topic page on the Extractives Hub, which can also be found here - https://beta.extractiveshub.org/topic/view/ID/41.


Technical Aspects of Mining: Gases Found in Mining

Adam Smith International | Document | 2017

This table gives an overview of gases found in mining, as described in the “Ventilation of underground mines” section of the “Technical Aspects of Mining” topic on the Extractives Hub.


Peru General Aspects of Health and Safety Regulations in Mining (in Spanish)

Peru Ministry of Energy and Mines | Document | 2014

This report explains health and safety regulations in Peru’s mining industry. It gives general information about Peruvian mining, and in-depth explanations of health and safety regulations and laws relevant to mining. The document also provides a number of graphs and figures of mining accidents and ...


Critical Control Management Implementation Guide

Internationail Council on Mining and Metals | Document | 2015

Critical control management is an integral part of risk management that focuses on identifying and managing the controls that are critical to preventing catastrophic or fatal events. The implementation guide provides a summary of the critical control management process, touching on the history of th...


ICMM Occupational Health (Webpage)

International Council on Mining and Metals | URL | 2017

This webpage details occupational health in the mining industry. There are a large number of hazards – linked to both the nature of the physical environment and the effects of hazardous substances – in the mining and metals sector that pose a potential risk to health and well-being. Protecting the o...


Peru Mining Social Development Guide (in Spanish)

Peru Ministry of Energy and Mines | URL | 2011

This learning module is a tool to help reform Peru’s mineral sector and increase its focus on social development. It describes basic concepts of social management, conflict management, social responsibility, and sustainable development. In Spanish.


Colombia Communication Protocol for Mining Projects Guide (in Spanish)

Colombia Ministry of Mines and Energy | Document | 2015

This document is Colombia’s guide to communication protocol for mining projects. It explains the benefits of communication, levels of communication, and criteria for communication at all stages of mining activity. In Spanish.


Good Practice Guidance on Health Impact Assessment

International Council on Mining and Metals | Document | 2017

The HIA is intended as a practical tool to assist companies in protecting the health and wellbeing of their workforce and local communities. It sets out an overview of how mining and metals operations can affect the health and wellbeing of local communities, describes typical health impact assessmen...


ICMM Community Health (Webpage)

International Council on Mining and Metals | URL | 2017

This webpage describes ICMM’s approach to community health. Together with its members, ICMM supports the sharing of best practice and maximisation of company efforts to address communicable diseases, maternal and perinatal conditions and nutritional deficiencies, and curb the impact of non-communica...


Peru Mining Health and Safety Regulations Presentation (in Spanish)

Peru Ministry of Energy and Mines | URL | 2010

This presentation explains health and safety regulations in Peru’s mining industry. It provides a number of graphs and figures of mining accidents and deaths, as well as plans and regulations to improve mining safety. In Spanish.


Peru Mining Social Development Guide for Citizens (in Spanish)

Peru Ministry of Energy and Mines | URL | 2011

This learning module for citizens is a tool to help reform Peru’s mineral sector and increase its focus on social development. The guide contains methodological tools and information to help citizens become more involved in the mining sector. In Spanish.


The Setting and Use of Occupational Exposure Limits - Current Practice

International Council on Mining and Metals | Document | 2017

This publication presents current perspectives on the systems that have evolved for setting OELs in the main global jurisdictions including the UK, US and the EU. The document explores key stages of the OEL-setting procedure, from the scientific evaluation of health data, to risk acceptance criteria...


ICMM Communicable Diseases and Mining

International Council on Mining and Metals | Document | 2017

This article downloaded from the ICMM website explains communicable diseases. HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria are all major causes of mortality and disability. It’s estimated that some 37 million people live with HIV and 11 million people live with tuberculosis. And in 2015 about 214 million case...


ICMM Health Risk Assessment and Mining

International Council on Mining and Metals | Document | 2017

This article downloaded from ICMM website explains health risks assessments in the mining industry. ‘Health’ and ‘safety’ are often words we see together, as though they are a single concept. But in modern industry, great care is taken to address each side equitably. That’s because risks to safety a...


ICMM Health Impact Assessments and Mining

International Council on Mining and Metals | Document | 2017

This article downloaded from ICMM website explains health impact assessments. Mining and metals companies are acutely aware of the impact their activities can have on the health and well-being of communities local to where they operate. Through the implementation of robust impact assessment and risk...


ICMM Critical Control Management (Webpage)

International Council on Mining and Metals | URL | 2017

This webpage details critical control management. Many mining companies have radically improved their safety performance in recent years, as measured by lost time, injury frequency rates and similar measures.


Peru Mining Planning, Development, and Preparation Technical Report (in Spanish)

Peru Ministry of Energy and Mines | Document | 2013

This technical report describes Peru's laws, regulations and methods of planning, approving and authorising mining activities. In Spanish.


Spain 2014 Order No. 200 on State Training in the Mining Sector (in Spanish)

Government of Spain | Document | 2014

This document is Spain’s 2014 Order No. 200 on state training in the mining sector. The order concerns the State Training Agreement for the Mining Sector between the National Confederation of Mining and Metallurgy Businessmen (CONFEDEM), mining unions, and the Ministry of Employment and Social Secur...


Spain 2012 Resolution No. 177 Creating the Master’s Degree in Mining, Civil Works, and Management of Mineral Resources (in Spanish)

Government of Spain | Document | 2012

This document is Spain’s 2012 Resolution No. 177 creating the Master’s Degree in Mining, Civil Works and Management of Mineral Resources at the University of Oviedo. The resolution details the Master’s Degree and its curriculum. In Spanish.