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Key Resources: Mining and Minerals Processing sector


Identifying Climate Change Risks and Cost Effective Adaptation Strategies

Adapting to Climate Change: A Guide for the Mining Industry. BSR, 2011

Building Business Resilience to Inevitable Climate Change. Acclimatise, 2010 

Climate adaptation in the Australian mining and exploration industries. CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship Working paper No. 5. 2010 

In addition to this, there are more detailed guides on specific aspects of climate change adaptation such as sustainable water management and flood prevention, available for the mining sector such as listed below.


Water Management Strategies for Climate Change Adaptation

Water Management: Mining – Leading Practice Sustainable Development Program for the Mining Industry. Commonwealth of Australia, 2008

Strategic Water Management: in the Minerals Sector: A Framework, Ministerial Council on Mineral and Petroleum Resources (MCMPR). Minerals Council of Australia, 2006


CSIRO’s Mining - Climate Change Risk and Adaptation Strategy Assessment Program

Climate Change Adaptation and Mining Program Information. CSIRO

Climate Change Adaptation – Mining – Full List of Reports available here. CSIRO

Mining adaptation case study report: Learning from the Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) Extreme Weather Events Risk Assessment project. CSIRO 2012


Implementing Climate Change Mitigation Strategies

Energy Efficiency Exchange – Mining Sector – Energy Efficiency Opportunities. Dr Michael Smith & Adjunct Professr Alan Pears, 2012

Industrial Energy Efficiency Data Analysis – Mining Sector. ClimateWorks Australia and DRET, 2013

Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Best Practice Manual - Mining. Australian Greenhouse Office and the Minerals Council of Australia, 2002

Coalition for Eco-Efficient Comminution (CEEC) Web Portal – features over 70 relevant and current peer reviewed “Key Papers”, “Technical” and “Conference” papers.


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