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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 *

    16
    Participating members
    15
    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

    ISO/TC 82/SC 7 - Secretariat

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