Mining towards 2050: minerals and metals for a sustainable world

Wood experts continue the discussion on mining towards 2050 in the face of today’s uncertainty. What is the new normal for the mining industry? How can mining companies unlock the value of ESG? What does the path to net zero look like for mining companies?
Content
1:12 New normal for the mining industry
7:34 Unlocking ESG value for mining companies
12:45 Implementing the path to net zero
20:49 Where to start with decarbonizing assets?
23:04 What will be possible by 2050
David Bleiker
David Bleiker
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Global mining sector lead for environment and infrastructure
Wood’s global mining sector leader for environment and infrastructure. During his 25-year consulting career, he’s become a leading voice in tailings management. He has a strong expertise in hydrology, hydrogeology, geotechnical and conceptual studies and has worked on numerous landmark projects related to mine waste management, mine closure and water management. David is based in Toronto.
Mike Woloschuk
Mike Woloschuk
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Global technical lead for mineral processing and vice president global mining consulting
Wood’s global technical leader for mineral processing and vice president, global mining consulting for mining and minerals. A former partner and head of process engineering for Canada’s largest precious metals-focused private equity fund, Mike brings 25 years of experience in the mining industry including operations, capital projects and corporate development. His commodity experience includes gold, silver, nickel, cobalt, copper and uranium. An Australian-Canadian, Mike is based in Salt Lake City and is a two-time Asia-Pacific men’s championship curler.
Julian Sparks
Julian Sparks
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Global mining strategy lead
Wood’s global mining strategy lead. He has 15 years of experience in capital projects in the nuclear and mining industries. Throughout his career, he has worked for large global engineering and construction companies and client organisations in the UK and South America. Originally from South Africa, Julian is based in Santiago.
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