Mining companies have long been the subject of criticism for the way they manage their operations and what is left behind after extraction.
Metals and minerals are essential components of our lives, acting as the building blocks of modern infrastructure. We can't take for granted their importance to both the functioning of everyday life and the bigger picture -climate change solutions such as renewable energy rely on these resources being available and accessible. To ensure our progress into a sustainable future, we must invest in better.
With increasing investor scrutiny, managing costs, imbalances between supply and demand, and safety concerns in an industry with such a high fatality rate, it's clear that progress must be made.