Experiences from mining countries on climate change will be presented

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In the Environmental Meeting of PERUMIN 33 Mining Convention to be held in September in Arequipa.

In Peru, as part of mining companies’ sustainable development policies, they have been applying, for many years now, mitigation measures that contribute to reduce emissions and develop a clean energy matrix. However, it is necessary to have a holistic vision of the real impact of the mining industry on climate change.

Regarding this matter, a debate will be held in the Environmental Meeting of PERUMIN 33 Mining Convention, including the participation of renowned foreign specialists who will share several experiences about climate change in their corresponding countries.

Regarding this matter, a debate will be held in the Environmental Meeting of PERUMIN 33 Mining Convention, including the participation of renowned foreign specialists who will share several experiences about climate change in their corresponding countries.

In addition to this, a panel discussion will be held including Nadja Kunz, specialist in water and sustainability of the University of British Columbia (Canada), Olga Briseño, deputy director of Environment and Ecology of Grupo México (Mexico), and Thomas Hentschel, international consultant of BGI project (Switzerland).

The Environmental Meeting is a platform for dialogue and exchange of knowledge where experiences and new trends in environmental management are discussed and main challenges to mining companies are posed as to move forward with a sustainable economy by the time our country is admitted in OECD.

PERUMIN 33 Mining Convention, organized by the Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers (IIMP), will take place from September 18 to 22 at the campus of Universidad Nacional de San Agustín (UNSA) in Arequipa.

KEYWORDS

  • The chairman of the Environmental Meeting is Mr. Carlos Aranda, Manager of Technical Services for Southern Perú Copper Corporation.
  • This edition of PERUMIN 33 Mining Convention will include 297 lecturers, both national and international.
Last modified on 21 Aug 2017