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SRK backs model mining code

Leading mining consulting firm SRK believes a World Initiative of Mining Lawyers (WIOML) ‘model’ mining code proposed at a recent Paris gathering of top international legal firms is a “good starting point for countries without a code in place yet” but also probably a prompt for many in the industry to think and plan differently their approaches to sustainable development.

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Andrew van Zyl, partner and principal consultant at SRK Consulting in South Africa, said such a code could also provide governments reforming national mining codes with a “useful benchmark against