Everybody is a miner

A senior academician in mining studies was kind enough to spend his Monday morning with me. We had a free-ranging discussion. I was telling him about the RESPONSIBLE MINING initiative and how we want to give accurate information on mining in an easily understandable way to the people. He said that all of us are miners. Those who oppose mining must use only river water (no bore well), must not use petroleum products. He was regretting how people with half-baked knowledge write about the mining industry in the media and mislead people and create panic. The mining industry has to continuously communicate …

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