• May 20, 2020

Part 1 – An Introduction to Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Gold Mining

Published on May 20th, 2020

Principal Geologist, Sam Ulrich provides an introduction to GHG emissions in gold mining; outlining the demands for disclosure on companies linked to emissions reporting.

This first part series introduces The Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure and two critical environmental aspects considered in mining when addressing climate risk.

Join us in our latest audio presentation as we look at the enforced regulatory changes, explore the impact carbon tax and the metrics used to report the intensity of gold emissions in Australia.


Sam Ulrich – Principal Geologist

Sam Ulrich
Principal Geologist,

Sam is a principal geologist with more than 20 years’ experience in the areas of exploration and resource development of gold, uranium and copper projects. He has several years’ experience as a consultant and possesses a strong knowledge in the areas of project evaluations, the undertaking of VALMIN compliant valuations and Independent Geological Reports for IPO’s. Sam has worked extensively in Archaean orogenic gold deposits, epithermal gold and silver deposits in Indonesia and North Queensland. He has travelled globally to undertake assignments in countries, such as China, Laos, Indonesia, Argentina and the Kyrgyz Republic. With an interest in mineral economics, Sam is currently undertaking his PhD at the Centre for Exploration Targeting (CET) at The University of Western Australia linking geology to gold mine economics in Australia and New Zealand, with a focus on orogenic gold deposits.

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