Thought Leadership

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... read more

Bowtie risk visualization

By Paul de Kock, IsoMertix Founder and Director Bowtie risk visualization and Critical Control Effectiveness monitoring work hand-in-hand. Unlike traditional risk evaluation tools, the bowtie method makes the direct link between risk, controls and the management... read more

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... read more

Four Reasons why PDAC 2017 was worth attending

By Benoit Froment, Director North America for IsoMetrix. Attendance at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) 2017 Convention totalled 24 161 – a strong indication that confidence has returned to the mineral exploration and mining... read more

Changes in King IV: The impact on companies’ approach to risk

Dr. Len Konar, member of the King Committee on Corporate Governance presented the keynote address “Changes in King IV: the impact on Companies’ approach to Risk and Audit” at IsoMetrix’s King IV and its impact on Risk, Audit and Integrated Reporting Seminar on 9... read more

Stop the stoppages – Preventing Section 54

The conflict between the law’s intention and its application arises when an entire mining operation is closed for only one affected workplace or plant. Steve Simmonds, Executive Head of Business Development at IsoMetrix, explains how this issue could be resolved.

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The ultimate guide to workplace safety

6 tips to make your work environment safer By Paul Marketos, IsoMetrix Director and Co-Founder   In the sea of worn out safety tips such as “be aware of your surroundings”, “take regular breaks” and “stay sober”, you cannot be blamed for thinking of workplace... read more

What you need to know about the Dakota Access Pipeline

The High Cost of Losing the Social License to Operate By Benoit Froment, Director North America for IsoMetrix. The Dakota Access Pipeline is becoming the new David against Goliath story. A group of Native American tribes succeeded in protecting their water supply and... read more