Achievements and Goals

2014

Targets Achievement Level
Advance environmental laboratory to operational stage Re-evaluated. More detailed study indicates that an external, certified laboratory delivers more accurate and cost effective analytical results
Drill and equip four monitoring boreholes around the Mogoraib well field Not achieved in 2014. Contract awarded to commence work in Q1 2015
Stakeholder engagement in BMSC’s Mogoraib River Exploration License that includes the Hambok mineral deposit Achieved
Migrate towards IFC 2012 Social and Environmental Performance Standards Partially achieved. Process started for incorporating IFC 2012 requirements into Standard Operating Procedures in the Environment and Social Department
Develop and implement biodiversity management plans to ensure further protection of the natural biota within the concession area Not achieved. Terms of reference developed and contract to be awarded in 2015. Interim, improved fauna/flora management practices implemented on site
Ongoing rehabilitation of the environment of the affected area ~ 11,000 seedlings planted as biodiversity offset. Ongoing maintenance of areas rehabilitated in 2012 and 2013

2015

Goals

  • Install sample preparation laboratory
  • Establish four new monitoring wells. Review and update groundwater monitoring program, as required
  • Perform detailed hydrological investigations and groundwater modeling for the Mogoraib aquifer well field. Expected completion date in 2016
  • Ongoing engagement with Mogoraib River stakeholders
  • Evaluate renewable energy systems to improve energy resilience and reduce GHG emissions
  • Continue progress to benchmark our management systems against the IFC 2012 Performance Standards
  • Develop and implement detailed biodiversity management plan within the concession area
  • Continue rehabilitation of the affected areas

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