BHP awarded Copper Mark for Chilean, Oz mines

BHP has confirmed its Escondida and Spence operations in Chile, along with its Olympic Dam asset in Australia, have earned the Copper Mark distinction for their respective responsible copper production practices. The mines, which were awarded following an independent assurance process, were first entered for recognition on 31 October 2020 via letters of commitment from BHP. The Copper Mark was awarded…

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Copper Mark adds Teck

Teck Resources committed the first mine in what it says will be a portfolio-wide effort to the Copper Mark responsible production initiative. The operator said, in its dedication to the voluntary framework, it has first signed up Highland Copper outside of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. It now plans to verify each of its copper operations. To achieve the Copper Mark…

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Copper Mark adds new sites, touts 10% milestone

The Copper Mark initiative, with the addition of its three newest award sites, has confirmed that more than 10% of the world’s copper is now being produced by its member operations. The new additions to the group bring the total number of participating sites to 12. KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. Oddzial Huta Miedzi’s Glogów and Legnica mines, both in Poland, mark…

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