MINEX Europe 15: Social licence touchstone for European mining success
Published: Tuesday, 17 November 2015
Community support for projects is more important than ever and can make or break mine developments in the densely populated, tightly regulated continent.
Winning and retaining a social licence
to operate has become the single most important factor in
ensuring the smooth functioning of mining operations in Europe,
delegates at the 2015 MINEX Europe Forum
in Vienna, Austria, heard today.
According to Jonathan Henry, CEO of TSX-listed Gabriel
Resources Ltd, having a social licence...