Mining practitioners are well aware of the image crisis facing the industry, with negative effects on communities being a major feeder of the negative perception. The mining industry’s top risks and opportunities fall under the category of social and environmental, with impact to local communities facing the most scrutiny (Mitchell, 2021). For the improvement of
Our first bi-monthly event for the People and Mining network was held on 27th September 2021, with a panel discussion on the theme of community relations in mining. We were joined by expert panellists Aimee Boulanger (Executive Director, Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA)), Cristina Villegas (Director of Mines to Markets, Pact), Jane Charman (Head
We are excited to let you know that People and Mining was recently successful in a grant application to the International Institute for Cultural Enquiry. Our bid included partners from the Department of Politics at University of Exeter, Camborne School of Mines, Pact, the Indonesian Institute for Sustainable Mining and Ore Deposits Hub. We are
The People and Mining network launched on the 27th July 2021 with an extended online seminar attended by over 50 participants. With a focus on exploring the most pressing issues at the intersection of people and mining, the aim was to explore how best to shape the future of People and Mining. “Collaborate, collaborate, collaborate!”
We are an inclusive space to help people learn, network and work together on our shared interests at the intersection between mining and people.
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