Editor's note: July-August 2021

ESG risk management in mining over the past decade focused on more immediately emotive issues such as large-scale environmental damage and ravaged communities. Images of scarred surface-pit landscapes and toxic tailings ponds regularly feature on reports into the matter.

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Designs that maximise efficiency will play a key role in mineral processing’s transition

This, perhaps rightly has kept mining's social license to operate - and the need to carefully measure the resources needed to start and maintain larger projects - top of the industry's ESG agenda.