Towards sustainable practices in the mining industry - material flow indicators to model a metal mine's metabolism and inform policy-making

Eleonore Lebre

The University of Queensland

Eleonore is about to finish her PhD at the University of Queensland in Australia. Before that, she graduated from the MSc Industrial Ecology program at NTNU in Norway, as part of a European double degree agreement between NTNU and her home engineering school in France.


Declines in global ore grade are increasing the environmental footprint of the extractive industry, in particular through higher energy and water consumption and waste generation. Although a variety of sustainability... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Eleonore Lebre (The University of Queensland)
  2. Glen Corder (The University of Queensland)
  3. Artem Golev (The University of Queensland)

Topic Areas

• Sustainable business models , • Business and industry practices / case studies , • Public policy and governance


ThS-7 » Industrial ecology and policies for sustainability (09:45 - Thursday, 29th June, Room D)

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