Copper Mark, RMI launch consultation period for draft RRA

The Copper Mark and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) have jointly said that they have opened a public consultation period for its draft Risk Readiness Assessment (RRA) and revised Criteria for Responsible Minerals and Metals. The consultation period is open from May 2 to July 1. With the revision, the two groups are hoping to get the RRA to be…

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Teck’s Highland Copper earns Canada’s first Copper Mark

Teck Resources has confirmed that its Highland Valley Copper operations (HVC) in British Columbia has been awarded Copper Mark distinction – the first mine in all of Canada to do so. It is also Teck’s first copper operation to achieve the certification, though Teck said it has plans for its Carmen de Andacollo and QB2 projects, which is expected to…

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Copper Mark adds Teck

In late November, 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 Valley Copper outside of Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada. It now plans to verify each of its copper operations. To…

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