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Keeping hold of the social licence to operate

A string of incidents in the mining sector over the past three to four years has shown how important managing social and political risk is.

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Bringing the host community on side early on in a project's life is very important to its long-term success

In Tanzania, Acacia Mining has been embroiled in political controversy in relation to its three operating gold mines. In February 2018, the company announced it has written down the value of i...