October 2021 - Clean Earth Technologies

Going Further than the Cyanide Code

Cyanide is widely recognised as a toxic chemical employed to leach gold from ores in the gold mining industry. Following the Aurul gold mine tailings spill at Baia Mare in Romania in 2000, the International Cyanide Management Code was implemented in 2005 to manage cyanide use. The Cyanide Code is a voluntary, performance-driven certification of…
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Mining’s Impact on Biodiversity – a Rising Risk?

Note: This article was extracted from https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/opinion/minings-impact-on-biodiversity-a-rising-risk. As the global economy expands, will biodiversity losses become the next crisis facing humanity, possibly surpassing climate change? The World Economic Forum estimates that more than 50 per cent of global gross domestic product (US$44 trillion) “is moderately or highly dependent on nature and its services”, and therefore…
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