1999 JACKLING LECTURE The miner and sustainable development
Mining Engineering, 1999, Vol. 51, No. 6, pp. 37-40
James, Patrick M
Many in mining believe that the industry is slipping behind in public image, in public mineral education and, particularly, in mining’s basic right to do business. It is critical to turn things around — to change the rules of the game soon — before mining loses any chance of recovery. In the industry’s experience, there is a technique of project development and operation that can help gain ground on public opinion. Only recently has this technique had a name, and that is sustainable development.
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