National and global mining supply chains are in motion with critical changes in how they purchase and operate with communities. Corporate mining wants to control the chain for obvious reasons. Communities want more sustained value for their participation in mining activities. Continue reading


Among these small and mid-tier companies, sustainability reporting is the exception rather than the norm and there are rarely other established mechanisms to provide site-disaggregated ESG data.

Responsible Mining Index (RMI), has produced a an assessment of mine-site-level ESG disclosure by 12 Toronto-listed small and mid-tier mining companies and their 31 mine sites located across 9 countries. Continue reading


Ontario is Canada’s largest producer of commodities with C$9.9 billion of mineral production in 2017. The majors are focusing on extending mine-life though brownfield expansions, and the hunt is on for new world-class deposits, as Toronto-based juniors ramp-up exploration in jurisdictions across the globe.

Parallel to this, Ontario has positioned itself at the forefront of mining innovation, as suppliers, OEMs, and R&D groups are leading a technological revolution towards the digital mine.

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