March 17, 2016

ESTMA – Reporting obligation for Canadian extractive sector

Isometrix has recently attended the PDAC convention in Toronto and learnt more on Canada’s Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act which came into force on June 1st, 2015. The Act requires extractive companies, subject to Canadian law, to publish annual reports on certain payments made, to all levels of government in Canada and abroad, of $100,000 or more. Here is a […]
April 4, 2016

Beyond Zero Harm: A New Framework to Measure Community Development

The Devonshire Initiative is a forum for international development NGOs and mining companies to discuss emerging social agendas around community development
April 18, 2016

Oil & Gas Pipelines: Part I – Canada’s Energy Highways

Canada’s pipelines form major Energy Highways. Approximately 115 000 km of pipeline transport all of Canada’s daily crude and natural gas production.
April 26, 2016

Oil and Gas Pipelines: Part 2 – Six Keys for Building Safe Pipelines

Benoit Froment looks at the role of GRC in the planning, design and construction of environmentally and socially sustainable Oil and Gas pipelines.
May 2, 2016

Oil & Gas Pipelines: Part 3 – 5 Keys for Safe Pipelines

Pipelines are the safest and most reliable means of transporting large volumes of crude oil, natural gas and liquid petroleum products over long distances.
May 16, 2016

10 reasons why Canadian Mining will survive headwinds

The global mining industry continues to face headwinds. Benoit Froment looks at 10 reasons why the Canadian mining sector will survive and thrive.
May 31, 2016

How Canada is leading the approach to CSR in mining

Canada’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in mining demonstrates that the extractive sector can help to build a country. Its extractive companies in the mining, oil and natural gas industries make the biggest contribution to Canadian prosperity. They are making substantial contributions to economic development in the other countries in which they operate. The Canadian extractive sector’s activity abroad results in […]
June 6, 2016

To the heart of the EH&S community

IsoMetrix recently attended the Verdantix Summit: Getting Value from EH&S information management. Verdantix is an independent analyst firm focussed on EH&S.
June 28, 2016

Moving Forward with AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard

The purpose of the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard (SES) to establish the benchmark for good-quality engagement.