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Case Studies

Community and stakeholder engagement is a critical pillar for the sustainability of the resources industry in South Australia. Resources companies understand the need to act in a socially responsible way - often referred to as 'the social licence to operate' - and use tools such as the SACOME Code of Practice for Community & Stakeholder Engagement as a guide to build relationships with the communities in which they operate. 

There are many examples of SACOME member companies who constantly consult with the community before, during and after a mining operation, which assists with the day-to-day running of the mine and often results in the innovation of new technologies to address any concerns raised. Below are some case studies canvassing the different approaches in which companies have made towards community and stakeholder engagement.