The March edition of BC business magazine features a great
article by Brenda Bouw on the challenges and need for mining companies to secure
local buy-in and support for mining projects.
According to a recent article in the Globe and Mail, the Mining Association of Canada, the Prospectors and Developers Association (PDAC) of Canada, Revenue Watch International, and Publish What You Pay Canada are partnering to lobby for mandatory “publish what you pay” rules in Canada.
In a fascinating article in Mining Journal, Ruth Green discusses the increasing adoption of green power by the mining sector, particularly in Africa.
Mining superpower Rio Tinto struck a
deal with the Mongolian government after over two years of negotiations
surrounding the initiation of Phase 2 of the Oyu Tolgoi mining project. Phase 1 of the project has been in
production since 2013. The main issues holding up the next phase
between the mining company and government have been the allocation of
costs and revenues, which they have now resolved.
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