Prairie Mining denies government support of its Jan Karski coal project

MINEX FORUM | August 8, 2017
img0 Aim-listed coal developer Prairie Mining has refuted claims by the Polish Chief National Geologist, insisting that the company had government support to develop its Jan Karski coal mine. Prairie said that the Chief National Geologist recently made a number of incorrect claims regarding the Jan Karski operation, including that Prairie was obligated to drill 23 boreholes over the concession, said ...

“Granular social intelligence” method can help miners to avoid social antagonizm

MINEX FORUM | August 8, 2017
img0 It’s sounds too good to be true, but a new company is proving miners they can foresee opposition or any other form of social conflict related to their projects, before they even attempt going through a licencing process. Chalkstone, a UK-based company founded by Donald Bray, a political anthropologist and academic at the University of Cambridge, ...