Better investment for junior mining

With commodity prices hitting historical lows, the pressure for junior miners to attract investors is mounting. A drop in demand, declining grades, increasing stakeholder expectations and a lack of funding compounds the problem. It is more important now than ever for...

How company-community conflict develops

Mining activity has a significant impact. Mines bring social, economic and environmental change to the regions in which they operate. When the perceived share of wealth is unbalanced or does not meet the expectations of affected communities, it often leads to...

SHEQ Integrated Risk Management Framework

By Steve Simmonds, Executive Head: Business Development at IsoMetrix Quality is defined as a measure of consistent excellence brought about by a strict commitment to standards that achieve uniformity of a product in order to satisfy specific customer or user...

Why ‘Best Practice’ is sometimes not enough

By Paul de Kock Best practice is a fluid concept, especially in the rapidly evolving Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) landscape. You often hear about ‘best practice’ when it comes to implementing GRC solutions. Too often, though, the idea of ‘best practice’ is...