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An Old Industry Reinvented by Technological Upheaval

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Until relatively recently, the mining industry has been slow to innovate. Now, virtually every area of mining is undergoing a technological upheaval. At the forefront of this transformation in mining are disruptive technologies – ground-breaking concepts that challenge traditional and accepted practices and are shaking up the industry.

New Initiative Aims to Advance Responsible Sourcing of Raw Materials in Technology Supply Chains

The EICC and CFSI Launch the Multi-Industry Responsible Raw Materials Initiative (RRMI)
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) and the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) today announced the launch of the Responsible Raw Materials Initiative (RRMI) to address the most significant social and environmental impacts related to the extraction and processing of raw materials used in the global supply chains of technology companies in multiple industries.

SPF Houston 2015 Conference Announced: Experts from Phillips 66 Company, ERM, Enablon and More to Discuss Operational Risk Management and EHS Program Efficiencies

Between declining oil prices, slashed budgets, and increased incidental risks, process efficiency to gain productivity improvements across all organizational levels is crucial
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CHICAGO and HOUSTON, May 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Enablon, the world's leading provider of Sustainability, EHS, and Risk Management software, is pleased to announce that the 2015 Sustainable Performance Forum (SPF) Houston Regional Conference will be held Wednesday, May 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. CDT at , Houston, Texas.

Top 10 GRI Sustainability Aspects for the Metals Products Sector

Sustainability - What Matters in the Metals Products Sector?
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November 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Metals Products Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 14 global peer organizations publishing GRI reports in the sector.

The top 10 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) aspects that were determined to be material by the managements of reporting organizations in the Metals Products Sector are:

A New Purpose for Oil and Gas and Mining Sectors

Extractives companies benefit when they tie business success to social good.
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New research finds a clear business case for the extractives sectors to improve the communities and countries in which they operate.

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New research finds a clear business case for the extractives sectors to improve the communities and countries in which they operate.

INASHCO and Wheelabrator Form Eco Recovery Solutions LLC

Joint venture to enhance metals recycling at waste-to-energy facilities
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Inashco BV and Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. today announced the formation of a new North American-based joint-venture company dedicated to the recycling of ferrous and non-ferrous metals from the waste-to-energy process.

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Inashco BV and Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. today announced the formation of a new North American-based joint-venture company dedicated to the recycling of ferrous and non-ferrous metals from the waste-to-energy process.

Elsevier and the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) Deliver Specialized Content to Exploration Geologists

Over a century’s worth of geological maps from SEG are now discoverable and downloadable through Geofacets
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New York, February 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, medical and technical information products and services, and the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) today announced the inclusion of maps from SEG’s flagship Economic Geology journal into Geofacets, Elsevier’s research tool for geoscientists working in exploration.

ReportAlert.info - Votorantim Industrial publishes its first Sustainability Report

The report includes 37 indicators for all industrial operations and commitments with 9 critical issues
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) July 15, 2011 - Votorantim Industrial (VID) is part of Votorantim Participações (VPAR or Votorantim), the business of which is organized in three segments: Industrial, Finance, and New Businesses.

With headquarters in Brazil, its global operations focus on operations in base sectors of the economy: cement, mining and metallurgy (aluminum, zinc, and nickel), steel, pulp and paper, concentrated orange juice, and self-generation of energy.

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