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Mining Sustainability 5 – ESG and the Financial Markets

This is the fifth report from RFC Ambrian on sustainability in the mining industry. This report examines the pressures coming from investors and shareholders and capital markets in general from the recently accelerated focus on ESG and climate change.  Transformative Shift in Financial Markets: A transformative shift is taking place in financial markets with money flowing into investment strategies that emphasise…
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23 September 2020
Disruptive Technology

CSIRO spin-out of PhotonAssay technology recognised as a model combination of first-rate science with key strategic and commercial partnership

Adelaide-based disruptor Chrysos Corporation is using cutting-edge material analysis technology to step around centuries-old methods to improve returns to gold mining companies. CEO Dirk Treasure said Chrysos  has a strong network of leading scientists, engineers, manufacturing specialists and commercialisation managers. The company is backed by the brains of the Australian national science agency CSIRO and the financial acumen of natural…
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20 August 2020
ESGReports

Mining Sustainability 4 – Climate Change and the Decarbonisation Challenge

This is the fourth report from RFC Ambrian in our series on sustainability in the mining industry. This report is about climate change. We take a closer look at the mining industry’s CO2 footprint, what GHG emission targets mining companies are setting, and examine what they are doing to reduce their carbon footprints, particularly though the decarbonisation of energy. We also…
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19 August 2020
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Mining Sustainability 3 – The Impact on Companies of a Changing ESG Environment

This is the third report from RFC Ambrian on sustainability in the mining industry. This report focuses on the pressures on mining companies coming from governments and regulators, NGOs and activists, as well as internal pressures from industry bodies and companies themselves. Starting with a Tarnished Image: It is an unavoidable fact that mining causes environmental and social impacts, however, it…
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14 July 2020
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Mining Sustainability 2 – Another Inconvenient Truth

This is the second report by RFC Ambrian in our series on sustainability in the mining industry. In this report we take a look at the crucial role being played by commodities in the decarbonisation of energy and how it is re-shaping the demand for commodities. We also examine commodities where supply issues could negatively affect the pace of decarbonisation.…
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16 June 2020