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Development of these Terms of Reference (ToRs) would not have been possible without the commitment of and contributions from different individuals and institutions.

From 1 January 2010, Victoria’s extractive industries must operate according to new provisions inclu

This document is not a Code of Practice for the purposes of Sections 23A(4) and 102(2)(d) of EMPCA,

Throughout the history of mining, technological innovation has played a vital role across all cycles of mining projects. The new wave of technological adoption is a combination of evolutionary and revolutionary technologies, with an increasing focus on the latter.

The responsible management of natural resources and ecosystems—including soils, plants, animals, water and air, and the services they provide—is central to the efforts of any society seeking to become more sustainable.

Technological advancements are fundamentally changing the face of the mining sector. While such evolution in mining is nothing new, today’s innovations are taking hold with remarkable speed and having widespread effects on workforce demand and beyond.

Key water security issues are broken down into three main categories: water quality, water quantity, and social impacts. In mine water issues, water quality often supersedes quantity, as other industries, particularly agricultural, consume more water.