The presence of protected minerals and proximity to safeguarded mineral infrastructure can place major constraints on development. Without consideration, development plans may sterilise mineral resources and constrain mineral infrastructure contravening planning policy. The issues of mineral sterilisation need to be considered at an early stage during site promotion and planning to maximise the potential for a consent and avoid costly redesigns. Read through our top tips and things to avoid below.
In this Leading Minds episode, hear Dr Adrian Green - Principal Hydrogeologist, discuss how mineral resources should be considered throughout the planning and land promotion process – the earlier the better.
When are minerals resource and minerals infrastructure assessments required? Download our flowchart to see the steps to take.
Now entering its third year, our Leading Minds webinar series is hosted by technical experts from a variety of disciplines across our business. Each episode aims to guide you through legislative challenges, development risks and sustainable solutions to maximise the profitability of current and upcoming schemes. Whether you want to register for our upcoming webinars, or flick back through our catalogue of previous webinar recordings and top tips, find out more below.
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