Our Purpose

To become a global organization for the mining community to develop, maintain, endorse, collaborate, educate, and communicate mining industry guidelines and/or standards which will be supported and used by mining stakeholders to improve the safety, operational, environmental, and financial performance of the mining industry.

This includes:

Provide an environment and an organization to support, encourage, communicate, assist, and continually improve the mining community in the development and application of potential and existing guidelines and standards.

Evaluate, approve, and endorse standard subject matter that will fall under the scope and management of the Global Mining Guidelines Group.

Communicate, assist, and facilitate the mentoring, exchange, and use of guidelines and standards information and knowledge for the global mining community, including the organizing of events and knowledge sharing opportunities.

Develop strong relationships and collaborations with other related global, industry, and mining standards bodies.

Develop, provide, and execute the required processes and mechanisms to develop, modify, maintain, execute, and terminate the guidelines covered by the Global Mining Guidelines Group.

Provide leadership and development on selected initiatives that directly benefit the industry as a whole.

Maintain an active and strong collaborative and directional relationship with our partner organizations.