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more than 19 million tonnes of ore

located very close to the nearby village,

have been produced.

not a single square meter of land had

Dundee Precious Metals acquired the mine in 2003 and since then,

between the community and the other

has reinvested the vast majority of

surrounding communities, not just that

its profits to transform the mine into

village, has been a very important com-

a world class operation.

ponent in this journey which is at the very

This transformation started by re-examining the environmental impact of the mine. “When we acquired the mine there wasn’t much thought given to the environmental impact of the operation,” 108

been rehabilitated. So, the relationship

says Hristov. “Even though the mine is

core of our strategy.” As a mining operation, the importance of a relationship with a local community and the local government can be the difference between success and failure. Hristov believes that the key to achieving environmental sustainability

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