Constructive mining

'Constructive mining' in the mining industry?
14 January 2014
Constructive mining

When it comes to the initiation of mining projects in Europe and elsewhere, more and more communities are rejecting licences to operate in the absence of a clear demonstration of the short-, medium- and long-term benefits of a project both for them and their surroundings.

UK-based Ortac Resources Ltd.  and their sustainability support partner astoneco management are bringing to the mining industry’s attention the case for ‘constructive mining’ in Central Slovakia. The article “Sturecland initiative: mining constructively” published in the leading industry magazine Mining, People and the Environment discusses a current case where the mining machine would be used to contribute to the capital costs of a green energy-based tourism development project, in line with local development needs.

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