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Scope

Standardization of environmental, social and governance aspects of mining to:

  • minimize the negative impacts from mining through its life cycle and transition to post-mining land use,
  • take action to combat climate change and its impacts,
  • develop sustainable benefits and opportunities for local and regional communities,
  • respect community cultural connections to places,
  • adopt a long-term view that ensures inter-generational equity,
  • embrace opportunities for innovation by adopting the principles of the circular economy,
  • enhance transparency of mining practices.
Excluded:
  • Occupational health and safety aspects related to workplace activities, covered by ISO/TC 283.
  • Risk management guidance, provided in ISO 31000.
  • Industrial wastewater treatment and reuse, covered by ISO/TC 282/SC4.
  • Machinery.

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5

Published ISO standards *

1

ISO standard under development *

18
Participating members
14
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 82/SC 7/TF 1   Social aspects Working group
ISO/TC 82/SC 7/TF 3   Revision of the Strategic Plan Working group
ISO/TC 82/SC 7/WG 1   Mine closure and reclamation terminology Working group
ISO/TC 82/SC 7/WG 3   Managing mining legacies Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 82/SC 7

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 82/SC 7:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 108 Mechanical vibration, shock and condition monitoring ISO
ISO/TC 147/SC 2 Physical, chemical and biochemical methods ISO
ISO/TC 190 Soil quality ISO
ISO/TC 282 Water reuse ISO

 

Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 82/SC 7

ISO/TC 82/SC 7 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 147/SC 2 Physical, chemical and biochemical methods ISO
ISO/TC 147/SC 6 Sampling (general methods) ISO
ISO/TC 190 Soil quality ISO
ISO/TC 282 Water reuse ISO
ISO/TC 282/SC 4 Industrial water reuse ISO

 

Organizations in liaison (Category A and B)
Acronym Title Category
ICMM International Council on Mining and Metals A

Date Month Location TC/SC Note
19 June 2024 Virtual () ISO/TC 82/SC 7  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 82/SC 7 - Secretariat

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