Water management is becoming more complex as rainfall patterns in many areas start to change in frequency and intensity.
To be successful, local consultants usually collaborate with the big brands dominating the region; alternatively, they lobby law makers.
Growing demands for mines to procure goods and services in-country have brought a recent strategic partnership to foster local procurement.
PEAs are no foundation for production decisions in mining projects, and serve little basis for detailed value-creation forecasts.
SRK Consulting says engagement and planning can help to put employees on a stronger footing so they can transition into other livelihoods.
“Working with mines to maximise their positive socio-economic impacts in host countries and host communities has been a growing part of our work."