Mining & Materials

With the uniquely-positioned geological know-how, we are able to connect with every project we work on in a deep level, and integrate the necessary understanding of orebodies, geochemistry, metallurgy and mineral processing into our life cycle approach.

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Have geoscientists progress your project

Although we have expanded into many new markets, our origin lies firmly in the metals and mining sector. Many of our team-mates are geologists, mining engineers, mineral processors and environmental scientists, meaning we are perfectly equipped to guide you through the process of life cycle assessment in the raw materials sector. We understand and are passionate about sustainability in mining, and our insights drive innovation in downstream markets - everything can be traced back to the mine site

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How we can support the industry

Establish the foundation for a sustainability strategy

Quantify and understand where the 
impacts are

Guide you in
ESG work and solutions to 
implement for regulations

Help you 
build realistic timelines 
and steps for 
net zero

Supplement and support your database for accuracy


Let us measure and mitigate your environmental impact for informed sustainability

As field experts, we use Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) methodology to meticulously quantify environmental impacts in the critical raw material industry. We provide the insights you need to make environmentally responsible and risk-reducing decisions.

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What is responsible sourcing of metals, and why is it important?

Responsible sourcing ensures that metals are extracted ethically and sustainably, without causing unnecessary harm to the environment or local communities. By ensuring the upstream raw materials are sourced sustainably, miners and mineral processors can work with the downstream manufacturing markets to achieve society-wide net environmental goals.

How can manufacturers promote sustainability in the mining and metals industry?

Through methods such as adopting responsible sourcing practices, promoting recycling and circular economy, and supporting technological innovations. Life cycle assessment can help manufacturers to assess and optimise their supply chains in a quantitative way to ensure that every step is conducted as sustainably as possible.

How can mining be done in an environmentally and socially responsible way?

Through practices such as engaging with local communities, reducing waste generation, remediating land, and using eco-friendly technologies like renewable energy sources. Life cycle assessment can help mining operations identify current shortcomings and aid with focussing efforts on improving sustainability.

Is mining causing climate change?

Mining is currently responsible for 4 to 7 percent of global greenhouse-gas emissions. However, materials obtained from mining are essential to the technologies that we need for a decarbonised future.

How will metals help us to achieve a decarbonised future?

Metals enable various essential technologies and applications for renewable energy, energy storage, sustainable transportation, and energy efficiency. For example, aluminium is used in the frames of solar panels and in the construction of lightweight wind turbine blades.

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