November 2017
Volume 69    Issue 11

Mitigation banks add certainty to mining timelines and costs

Mining Engineering , 2017, Vol. 69, No. 11, pp. 47-47
Rushing, Heath; Ober, Nate


Mining companies want to be in a position to move quickly and seize a favorable market or to keep their key staff productively busy. One of the problems for these companies is the time required to compensate for unavoidable impacts that the mine will have on the natural environment and to gain environmental permits. All too often, circumstances that were favorable when the project was proposed have become less favorable by the time all the hurdles have been cleared. 

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