Assessing climate change risks and opportunities for investors: Mining and Minerals Processing Sector

Dr Michael H Smith, Australian National University | Document | 2013

The mining and minerals processing sector already is financially vulnerable to the consequences of extreme weather events such as drought, bushfires, high temperatures and flooding. Climate change is forecast to increase the exposure of this sector to climate, energy and carbon price risks. M...


Mineral Processing: Mineral Classification

Adam Smith International | Document | 2017

This table describes the classification of minerals and provides examples, as described in the “Minerals and their classification” section of the “Mineral Processing” topic on the Extractives Hub.


Downstream Beneficiation Case Study: Australia

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment | Document | 2016

This case study reviews Australia’s downstream beneficiation efforts. Australia was chosen as a downstream beneficiation case study because it has significant reserves of both coking coal and iron ore, as well as evidence of beneficiation activities dating back to the beginning of the 20th century. ...


Downstream Beneficiation Case Study: South Africa

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment | Document | 2016

This case study reviews South Africa’s downstream beneficiation efforts. South Africa was selected as a beneficiation case study due to the presence of a long-standing iron and steel industry that dates back to the beginning of the twentieth century. Downstream beneficiation is considered an opportu...


Mineral Processing Topic

Adam Smith International | Document | 2017

This document is the PDF version of the "Mineral Processing" Topic page on the Extractives Hub, which can also be found here - https://beta.extractiveshub.org/topic/view/ID/42.


Downstream Beneficiation Case Study: Ukraine

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment | Document | 2016

This case study reviews Ukraine’s downstream beneficiation efforts. Ukraine was selected as a beneficiation case study due to the presence of longstanding interconnected coking coal and steel industries with documented iron ore beneficiation beginning as early as 1869 in the Donets Basin and continu...


Downstream Beneficiation Case Study: Oman

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment | Document | 2016

This case study reviews Oman’s downstream beneficiation efforts. Oman was selected as a downstream beneficiation case study due to the unique conditions under which its fledgling iron and steel industry is developing. Downstream beneficiation is considered an opportunity to develop the domestic econ...


Zimbabwe Beneficiation – National and African Mining Vision discourse, presentation by Zimbabwe's Secretary for Mines and Mining Development

Republic of Zimbabwe | Document | 2015

Zimbabwe Beneficiation – National and African Mining Vision discourse, a presentation by Zimbabwe's Secretary for Mines and Mining Development. Mineral beneficiation is a process by which valuable constituents of an ore are concentrated by means of a physical separation process. As one of the initia...


Case studies in base metal processing and beneficiation: lessons from East Asia and the SADC region

South Africa Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) | Document | 2015

Almost all of the important base metals, including bauxite, copper, zinc, nickel and most iron ores, normally undergo some measure of what engineers call beneficiation or mineral processing in the country of origin. Only the highest grades of ores are shipped without any processing, thereby incurrin...


Brazil Mining Code (in Portuguese)

Federative Republic of Brazil | Document | 1967

Sets forth the regulations and technical procedures relating to mineral exploration and exploitation in Brazil, as well as the basic rights and obligations of the operators of mining activities. It also identifies the authorities that are responsible for granting environmental and mineral rights in ...


Zambian Copper, From Pit to Port

Mineral Production Monitoring Support Project | Document | 2018

Inforgraphic explaining the journey of Copper in Zambia.


Zambian Emeralds, From Soil to Shine Where Do Your Emeralds Come From?

Mineral Production Monitoring Support Project | Document | 2018

Inforgraphic explaining the journey of emeralds in Zambia.


DDI (Diamond Development Initiative) (2018b) Past projects

Diamond Development Initiative (DDI) | URL | 2018

This is a link to the past projects of the DDI and the partner projects with other organisations. The document lists such projects as Ebola Response Project in Sierra Leone, Education Programs for Artisanal Miners Project, Mechanisation of Artisanal Diamond Mining Project and other.


2018 Forum on responsible mineral supply chains, OECD Conference Centre, Paris

OECD | URL | 2018

This is a link to the event held on the 17-20 April 2018 at OECD Conference Centre in Paris, the 12th Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains. The 2018 Forum provided the opportunity to review and discuss implementation of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Minerals and other initiatives to en...


The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) Publications and Booklets

The Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) | URL | 2018

This is the link to the compilation of ARM (The Alliance for Responsible Mining) publications. The portal contains publications on topics such as the Impact of Small-Scale Mining Operations on Economies, Aproaching Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining through the Lens of Human Rights, Analysis of Formal...


Gold Refining Industry in India

Association of Gold Refinery and Mints | Document | 2018

This is a bulletin introducing the gold refining industry in India by the Association of Gold Refinery and Mints.


Paraguay Mining Law (in Spanish)

Republic of Paraguay | Document | 2007

This law regulates on: 1) the classification of mines, 2) the procedure for acquiring mining rights, 3) the rights and duties of the owners of mining rights, 4) mining taxes, 5) expropriation and mining easements.


Paraguay Regulatory Decree of the Mining Law (in Spanish)

Republic of Paraguay | Document | 2018

This decree provides further precisions on the Mining Law, which regulates on: 1) the classification of mines, 2) the procedure for acquiring mining rights, 3) the rights and duties of the owners of mining rights, 4) mining taxes, 5) expropriation and mining easements.


Venezuela Law for Granting the State the Monopoly of the Exploration and Exploitation of Gold and Other Strategic Minerals (in Spanish)

Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela | Document | 2015

This decree with law rank establishes that the Venezuelan State will be the only one authorised to perform exploration and exploitation activities of the gold deposits. As well, it establishes that this regulation will also apply to other minerals considered as “strategic”. The State will enact subs...


Australia: Downstream Linkages

Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development | Document | 2018

This is a case study on Australia's downstream linkages in the mining sector.