There are some undeniable truths about the future of mining that are driving the industry to transform itself. To achieve these goals mining must address some fundamental Grand Challenges and put Key Enablers in place. These are summarized below:
Goals – Mining Must Transform Significantly
Move towards zero waste with a bold reduction in energy use, water use and environmental footprint. CMIC’s vision is 50% reduction by 2027.
Improve mining intensity, labour productivity, and cost efficiency
Improve the safety and health of everyone in the mine
Deliver sustainable long-term benefits to our communities, locally and globally through multi-stakeholder partnerships
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