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New IGF report identifies policy options for mining's technological transformation

How will new mining technologies affect communities, governments, and operators? And how should policy-makers respond to promote sustainable development through mining in the future? To answer these important questions, the Intergovernmental Forum ...

IGF Releases Public Consultation Draft on Tax Treaty Practice in Mining Countries

The IGF has released a draft for consultation on a forthcoming practice note entitled Protecting the Right to Tax Mining Income: Tax Treaty Practice in Mining Countries.


Can New Mining Technologies Strengthen Community Resilience?

New mining technologies may affect local communities and community relations positively or negative. It all depends on the how well all stakeholders – industry, government, and communities – anticipate and manage this transition.

Three Emerging Policy Trends for Critical Minerals in Latin America

Latin American countries host many of the resources needed for the energy transition and policy-makers in the region are already advancing policies to help countries benefit from critical minerals.