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Mining and Refining – Responsible Sourcing

Bauxite mining consumes a relatively small amount of energy (and consequently has low greenhouse gas emissions) compared to alumina refining and aluminium smelting processes. Diesel fuel and fuel oil combustion provides the bulk (95%) of the energy required to extract and haul the mined ore.

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Approaches to responsible sourcing in mineral supply ...

2019-6-1  Responsible sourcing manages social, environmental and/or economic aspects. ... The due diligence approach in the context of minerals focuses on the upstream supply chain – mining and refining – and on social requirements and human rights. As such it is therefore to be categorized as ‘socially responsible sourcing’.

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Responsible Sourcing of Critical Metals Elements ...

The main drivers for responsible mining of most critical metals are not responsible sourcing initiatives from consumers but the need for mining companies to (1) satisfy investment banks in order to raise capital, (2) gain informal approval (social licence to operate) from their host communities, and (3) comply with the laws of the countries in ...

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Responsible Sourcing – Aldango LTD

Responsible Sourcing – Aldango LTD. Appointment. Aldango is a state-of-the-art mega refining facility that offers the highest quality standards in line with refining, assaying, manufacturing, exporting as well as serving the mining sector in the region. The company is desirous of adding great value to the nascent gold sector in Rwanda and ...

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Responsible Sourcing - Demonstrating Value - A Guide to ...

Responsible sourcing programmes (RSPs) can extend beyond the mine to include suppliers to ICMM members. Responsibility is shared with fabricators, original equipment manufacturers, retailers, consumers and the recycling industry; RSPs and SP are part of a broader trend towards extended producer responsibility.

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Mining and Refining – Home

Examples of best practice from around the world. Sustainable Bauxite Mining. Guidelines for sustainable bauxite mining (2018) Bauxite Residue Management. A

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Responsible sourcing of rare earths: Exploration-stage ...

2020-1-1  Too much reliance on LCA in an industry-led responsible sourcing scheme could be a problem. LCA works best for environmental impacts but environmental responsibility is just one of the four principles of responsible mining, as promoted by the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance for example. The others, “planning and managing for ...

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IRMA Standard for Responsible Mining IRMA-STD-001

2021-5-3  The Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) believes that many of the negative social and environmental impacts can be avoided if mines operate according to leading practices. The Standard for Responsible Mining v.1.0 specifies a set of objectives and leading performance requirements for environmentally and socially responsible practice.

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Mining and Metals Industry - Mining Procurement

2021-11-13  Mining, Metals and Minerals Industry Overview. Though mining companies have taken substantial steps towards strategic sourcing, centralizing supply functions, and standardizing and rationalizing equipment, procurement processes in several organizations still seem to be outdated. With a large number of ad-hoc purchases breaching procurement ...

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Time to Step Up: Responsible sourcing in battery supply ...

2018-11-21  Downstream brands and battery manufacturers need now to ‘walk the talk’ on responsible sourcing. As the OECD Guidance for responsible mineral supply chains makes clear, companies always retain individual responsibility for due diligence. We would recommend the following as three key, pragmatic, steps that companies can take: 1.

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Responsible Sourcing – Aldango LTD

Responsible Sourcing – Aldango LTD. Appointment. Aldango is a state-of-the-art mega refining facility that offers the highest quality standards in line with refining, assaying, manufacturing, exporting as well as serving the mining sector in the region. The company is desirous of adding great value to the nascent gold sector in Rwanda and ...

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Responsible Sourcing - Demonstrating Value - A Guide to ...

Responsible sourcing programmes (RSPs) can extend beyond the mine to include suppliers to ICMM members. Responsibility is shared with fabricators, original equipment manufacturers, retailers, consumers and the recycling industry; RSPs and SP are part of a broader trend towards extended producer responsibility.

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Responsible Sourcing Policy - Sumitomo Metal Mining Co.,

SMM Group Responsible Sourcing Policy. Based on the SMM Group Corporate Philosophy, Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. and its group companies promote sourcing activities that take into account human rights, labor, compliance, quality assurance, the environment and local communities.. 1. Human Rights and Labor. Regarding human rights and labor, the SMM Group applies practices and promotes ...

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Responsible Sourcing - METALOR

2021-11-8  For Metalor, responsible sourcing implies more than just compliance. It is a reflection of how we do business, the values we uphold, and our commitment to ethical and environmental practices. Our adhesion to responsible sourcing is grounded in the

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ICMM Demonstrating value: A guide to responsible

Summary. This toolkit helps ICMM members, metal commodity associations, national mining associations and stakeholders understand, navigate and respond to external responsible sourcing, and to improve their own sustainable procurement practices. The guide begins with guidance on development: understanding the value-chain, identifying risks and ...

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Responsible sourcing of rare earths: Exploration-stage ...

2020-1-1  Too much reliance on LCA in an industry-led responsible sourcing scheme could be a problem. LCA works best for environmental impacts but environmental responsibility is just one of the four principles of responsible mining, as promoted by the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance for example. The others, “planning and managing for ...

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Institute for Responsible renewable energy

2021-8-26  Responsible sourcing is needed where supply cannot be met by recycled sources. Recycling can significantly reduce primary demand, especially for batteries, however it cannot meet all demand and there is a time delay for when recycled metals become available. New mining is

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Smelter and Refiner List - Apple

2021-6-2  Responsible Materials Sourcing program establishes supplier standards for the sourcing of the many materials in Apple products, from advanced bio-materials to minerals sourced from the earth and recycled content. Our goal is to one day end our reliance on mining, using only recycled and renewable materials in our products and packaging.

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Mining and Metals Industry - Mining Procurement

2021-11-13  Mining, Metals and Minerals Industry Overview. Though mining companies have taken substantial steps towards strategic sourcing, centralizing supply functions, and standardizing and rationalizing equipment, procurement processes in several organizations still seem to be outdated. With a large number of ad-hoc purchases breaching procurement ...

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Barat Mining - Gold Traders,Gold Buying,Due ...

2021-11-8  Barat Mining is the regions leading gold sourcing,gold trading,gold refining company. Our offering extends across the precious metals value chain and begins with world-class smelting, refining and recovery of precious metals. From there, we fabricate a variety of products for investment,luxury products, sale and export. .

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Responsible Sourcing - The True Gem

Mining as a whole is responsible for a multitude of human and environmental atrocities. These issues are complex with the need for action on many fronts. While recycled gold and platinum are not 100% free of pollution, they are much cleaner options, especially when partnered with a modern refinery that is committed to keeping emissions to the ...

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Seven Mining, Metals Companies Partner on Responsible ...

2019-10-25  Leading mining and metals companies have joined forces to accelerate responsible sourcing of raw materials with the World Economic Forum. The Mining and Metals Blockchain Initiative will explore the building of a blockchain platform to address transparency issues, the track and tracing of materials, the reporting of carbon emissions or to increase efficiency.

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Responsible Sourcing Policy - Sumitomo Metal Mining Co.,

SMM Group Responsible Sourcing Policy. Based on the SMM Group Corporate Philosophy, Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. and its group companies promote sourcing activities that take into account human rights, labor, compliance, quality assurance, the environment and local communities.. 1. Human Rights and Labor. Regarding human rights and labor, the SMM Group applies practices and promotes ...

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Responsible Gold Sourcing from Artisanal and Small

2021-11-6  Responsible sourcing of gold from artisanal and small-scale mining would appear to be a feasible step for some German refiners. A sourcing scenario in compliance with international and industry standards and certification schemes would seem feasible to develop, provided that adequate risk management is implemented.

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Services – Rand Refinery

Responsible sourcing practices are a key part of our corporate culture and we comply with the requirements of LBMA responsible gold and silver guidelines and the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas. No gold can be accepted by Rand Refinery until we are satisfied that ...

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Institute for Responsible renewable energy

2021-8-26  Responsible sourcing is needed where supply cannot be met by recycled sources. Recycling can significantly reduce primary demand, especially for batteries, however it cannot meet all demand and there is a time delay for when recycled metals become available. New mining is

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Mining and Metals Industry - Mining Procurement

2021-11-13  Mining, Metals and Minerals Industry Overview. Though mining companies have taken substantial steps towards strategic sourcing, centralizing supply functions, and standardizing and rationalizing equipment, procurement processes in several organizations still seem to be outdated. With a large number of ad-hoc purchases breaching procurement ...

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IRMA Standard for Responsible Mining IRMA-STD-001

2021-5-3  The Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) believes that many of the negative social and environmental impacts can be avoided if mines operate according to leading practices. The Standard for Responsible Mining v.1.0 specifies a set of objectives and leading performance requirements for environmentally and socially responsible practice.

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Going for Gold - Enough Project

2017-4-25  International and local civil society actors, mining and refining companies, and artisanal mining groups must also play a role. But leadership by the companies that sell ... Leadership in responsible sourcing requires more than just understanding where materials are coming from. It does not mean refusing to source from areas beset by violence.

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Olimining - Metals Trade and Mines Improvment

2020-10-1  Olimining Global is an engineering and technology company based in Hong Kong whose activities oversee the materials cycle, from exploration and extraction, through to characterisation, processing, cutting and finishing, to product recycling and land reuse.

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