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Stakeholder engagement processes for mining projects

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Phase 2
Publication Date: 
September 2018

Understanding the information needs, concerns and aspirations of people affected by mining developments is an important component of early and effective community engagement.

This research report:

  • presents the outcomes of novel research on trust and acceptance of mining activities at the initial phase of engaging with communities
  • shows that providing information on economic benefits and engagement processes has small though significant positive effects on a range of factors underlying a mining company’s social licence to operate

CSIRO prepared this report for the Resources Policy Group as part of a set of projects on improving community confidence and acceptance of the minerals resources industry. It represents phase 2 of research on stakeholder engagement.

Authors: Rod McCrea, Andrea Walton and Tom Measham (CSIRO).

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Email RPG@industry.gov.au

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