Join Principal Consultant, Ivy Chen when she presents on ‘Mining Professionals – The missing Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) Link’ on Friday 13 March 2020, as part of the AusIMM South West WA Branch Mine, Refinery and Winery Tour.
The tour will showcase the best practice in minerals recovery and rehabilitation as demonstrated by the Alcoa Australia Operations and followed by a visit to their Huntly Mine Site and Pinjarra Refinery and will be complemented by the MinSoc Lecture delivered by Ivy.
Her presentation will outline how ESG considerations have become a key part of non-financial risks that resource projects face, and will look at how regulatory requirements of climate-change-related disclosure can be incorporated into the work of a Competent Person through the JORC and VALMIN Codes. Attendees will be asked for their thoughts in an interactive Q&A section.
A Wine/Beer Tasting will follow the mine/refinery tour at the local Cape Bouvard Brewery/Winery; located 200m from the Lake Clifton Thrombolites boardwalk.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Ivy Chen is an experienced mining professional with CSA Global and has more than 30 years operational and consulting experience as a mining and resource estimation geologist. For six years, Ivy served as the national geology and mining adviser for the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) from 2009–2015. Her experience in the mining industry in Australia and China, as an operations and consulting geologist includes open pit and underground mines for gold, manganese and chromite. As a consulting geologist she has conducted mineral project evaluation, strategy development and implementation, through to senior corporate management roles. Recent projects completed include listings and other commercial transactions on the Australian, Singapore, Hong Kong and UK stock exchanges. She was a company director in the ASX junior resources listed space, a current director of the AusIMM and a member of the VALMIN committee since 2015.