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PDAC Virtual Convention

With around 25,000 participants from more than 130 countries, the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) fair, which is held annually in Toronto, is one of the biggest mining fairs in the world. The congress is scheduled for 7 to 10 March next year. Because of the pandemic, the PDAC…

2021 introduces CERA 4in1

We set out to streamline and simplify the certification of raw materials sustainability through a new approach rooted in collaboration, transparency and consistency. The progress we have seen with new advisory board members joining, our pilot projects around the world moving ahead, and the continued…

16 December 2020 (Webinar) - Introducing the CERA Performance Standard for responsible upstream mine operations

The Webinar focuses on the CERA Performance Standard (CPS) and its structure, systematic and requirements. The CERA system consists of four sub-standards. The CERA Performance Standard (CPS), focuses on the responsible performance of the mine or the subsequent process, the CCS, which covers the…

CERA explores certification and sustainability at largest ever Raw Materials Summit

This year, the Raw Materials Summit, the flagship event organised by the EIT RawMaterials, took place on 29 and 30 September 2020 and was led as an online event for the first time. In its largest event to-date, the Raw Materials Summit gathered experts from Europe and around the world to discuss…

CERA presents at the 6th Meggener Rochstofftage to expand the raw materials horizon

Between 16-18 September 2020, the 6th Meggener Rochstofftage raw materials summit took place as a virtual event hosted by Die Bildungsakademie des Berufsverbandes Deutscher Geowissenschaftler (BDG).

Webinar: The first universal sustainability certification scheme for the mining sector and beyond

On 22 September 2020, Dr Andreas Hucke, Nadine Kohl, Lukas Förster and Knut Hirsch were joined by more than 70 representatives from along the entire raw materials value chain to explore the topic of certification and sustainability in mining and beyond. In an hour-long discussion, participants…