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A model way to improve social licence

With social licence to operate growing in importance as an investment metric, a company developed by scientists from Australia’s national science agency could help miners boost their credentials in this area.

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VoconiQ CEO Dr Kieren Moffatt: “A mine’s trust is effectively a vehicle that translates community experience to acceptance, with acceptance being the social licence to operate”

Called VoconiQ, the fledgling business is aimed at helping miners understand what the communities around their operations really think.