Amid the surge of successful major capital projects in Canada in recent years, there have been some recurring challenges in getting projects off the ground. In this week’s Blog, we explore some challenges—and potential trends offering solutions—that those in the infrastructure space will want to consider to help avoid any hurdles in their own projects.
Visibility into data means sustainable mining doesn’t have to be an either/or situation. This week’s Blog looks at how mining companies can reduce their energy and water consumption and improve on sustainability to help lead the mining industry into the next era, while also increasing production, ensuring product quality, and generating a profit.
Mining produces a lot of waste which needs to be handled properly, as improper mining waste disposal will lead to air, soil, and water pollution. This week’s Blog examines some of the different types of mining waste and then how to manage it effectively.
Over the years, industries around the globe have placed a fundamental importance on worker safety and sustainability, and technology provides a powerful asset to assist companies in achieving these goals. This week’s Blog takes a look at how the mining industry has begun to benefit from the positive impacts that various technologies are able to provide.
Decarbonization, or the reduction, removal or offsetting of CO2 emissions, has become a strategic priority for mining majors with most on track to meet their 2020 targets and starting to look at the 2050 horizon. This week’s Blog explores the issues surrounding decarbonization, as well as the myriad of other clean energy, power efficiency, and electrification projects around the world that seek to meet the Paris Agreement’s mandate of keeping global warming below 2° Celsius by 2100 .
In recent years, the mining sector’s transition towards carbon-neutral power and fleet options has been ramping up, due to both a stronger focus on climate change in global politics and business, and the growth and maturity of the renewables sector. This week’s Blog explores the sustainability efforts of three different miners that could help to determine the future direction of the global mining sector, and examines how close we are to the 100 per cent electric mine site.
SGS Canada is Shaping the Future of the North American Minerals and Recycling Industries Through Innovative Technology
Advanced dense medium separation metallurgical testing capabilities are now available in Canada. Learn more about how this could benefit companies carrying out feasibility studies at the onset of a mining or recycling project.