Environment/Social

Author(s): 
Civil Engineering interviewed Sue Reuther and Jessica du Toit (SRK ZA)
Category: 
Environmental/Social

The South African government's Operation Phakisa - or 'hurry up' - initiative is designed to help fast-track the implementation of the National Development Plan, a key driver of change to address poverty, unemployment and inequality.

SRK Consulting's Read more... about Clearing environmental hurdles in marine infrastructure

Author(s): 
Jeff Parshley, Cathryn MacCallum
Category: 
Mining, Environmental/Social

Attractive Nuisances and Wicked Solutions: Sustainable Mine Closure Read more... about Attractive Nuisances and Wicked Solutions

Author(s): 
S.B. Rees, K.D. Privett, Rob Bowell
Category: 
Geochemistry

Mining can have a wide range of impacts on the physical, social and economic environments and it has become an essential requirement for new projects to fully investigate these prior to commencement of operation. Environmental Baseline Assessments (EBAs) characterise the existing environment in Read more... about Geochemical Inputs to Risk Based Environmental Baseline Assessment

Author(s): 
Fiona Cessford
Category: 
Mining

Fiona Cessford outlines key environmental and social risks that finance-seeking companies should consider early on in their project development timeline. Read more... about Managing Social and Environmental Risk

Author(s): 
Anita Bron and Cathryn MacCallum
Category: 
Environmental/Social

SRK began incorporating a new livelihoods restoration model into its methodology. The model is being rolled out at a time when social and community involvement and relocation are increasingly on the global mining agenda.  Read more... about Q&A with Cathryn MacCallum and Anita Bron

Author(s): 
Cathryn MacCallum and Anita Bron
Category: 
Environmental/Social

Sustainability, positive legacy and the importance of social closure are high on the agenda of many mining companies operating around the world today.  Read more... about Livelihood Restoration

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