The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 318: ESG 2.0—‘The needle is moving faster than before’, ft Clouet, Crozier, D’Souza, Gratton and Theben

This week’s episode features the Thought Leadership panel at the Global Mining Symposium, featuring Jean-Marie Clouet, Corporate Director, Investor Relations, Agnico Eagle Mines; Stephen Crozier, Vice President, Sustainability, Noront Resources; Kevin D’Souza, Chief Sustainability Officer, Resource Capital Funds; Pierre Gratton, President and CEO, Mining Association of Canada (MAC); and moderator Stephan Theben, Managing Principal and Mining Sector Lead, SLR Consulting. […]

Project Permitting in Canada and the Mining Industry

Executive summary The transition to a low carbon economy, as well as changing technology and geopolitical stresses, requires the expeditious development of new mining, energy generation and infrastructure projects in Canada. There is a broad consensus that the timeline for the planning and approval process for new projects, (including “no go”) has to be shortened […]

Guatemala’s Mining Association Adopts Towards Sustainable Mining

Guatemala (Guatemala City) – Gremial de Recursos Naturales, Minas y Canteras (GRENAT), the national mining association in Guatemala, today announced its adoption of Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM), a made-in-Canada corporate social responsibility performance system that improves environmental and social practices in the mining sector. As a result, GRENAT and its affiliated companies will adopt a […]

Thought Leadership | ESG in Mining: How to Make ESG Meaningful

DISCUSSING MEANINGFUL CHANGES AND TRENDS IN THE MINING INDUSTRY THAT PROMOTE AND IMPROVE ESG PERFORMANCE Moderator: Stephan Theben, Managing Principal and Mining Sector Lead, SLR Consulting Jean-Marie Clouet, Corporate Director, Investor Relations, Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. Stephen Crozier, Vice President, Sustainability, Noront Resources Kevin D’Souza, Chief Sustainability Officer, Resource Capital Funds Pierre Gratton, President and […]

Panel tackles next iteration of ESG in mining – including Indigenous equity in projects

he future of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in the mining industry will see Indigenous communities commonly hold equity stakes in projects while companies become fully transparent about all operations, not just information to meet laws. These were just a couple of points to come out of a six-person thought-leadership panel on ESG presented […]

US mining advocates look north and like what they see

When members of Congress speak glowingly of Canada, it is most typically progressive members envious of the nation’s gun laws or single-payer health care system. But many members who have expressed their frustrations with the U.S. mining permitting system have pointed to the Great White North as a model to be emulated.

Seizing the Moment: Canadians Want More Mining – Can We Deliver?

By now it is a foregone conclusion that in order for net-zero to be achieved, the increased adoption of low carbon technologies is essential, with mining propelling the current seismic energy transition. Electric cars cannot exist without lithium, nickel and cobalt, nuclear energy without uranium, wind turbines and solar panels without copper, zinc, iron and […]