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IGF Case Study: Mine Closure Policies in South America

This report presents case studies on mine closure policies in South America, with a focus on Chile and Peru.

Bauxite Quarry Lake in Otranto, Apulia, Italy

Hiring: Environmental Advisor

IGF is seeking an Environmental Advisor to work closely with senior Secretariat staff on research and to implement new environmental management and impact assessment guidance documents and related technical assistance programs.


Laborers are working around concrete batch mixer in India.

Unlocking the Potential for Local Value Addition in the Construction Raw Materials Sector in India and Indonesia

This study focuses on two urban centres in India and Indonesia and includes a value chain analysis of selected construction raw materials, identifies environmental and socioeconomic market barriers, potentials, and opportunities.

Local Content Responses to COVID-19 and Automation? The Answer is Data

With the impacts of COVID-19 and increasing automation, detailed data is even more important for governments to understand mining sector requirements.