INTL COPPER CONF: Miners must tackle environmental hurdles for sustainable industry development - panel

Mining companies must confront the environmental pressures facing the industry to safeguard progress across global operations, panelists at Fastmarkets’ International Copper Conference in Amsterdam said on Thursday February 27.

A topic of discussion that has become increasingly pertinent across the mining space is responsible sourcing. It is now top of the agenda for the mining industry, while the evolution of copper supply chains could now hinge on whether mining companies can execute green initiatives efficiently, delegates heard. “I think for the mining industry, the issue is not so much new regulation, but governments and regulators getting a lot more nervous about ensuring that they don’t approve something that will cause a backlash,” Deloitte EMEA and UK...


Hassan Butt

February 28, 2020

15:24 GMT