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Mining Myths: A Presentation to the Citizens' Mining Advisory Group

Jamie Kneen Communications and Outreach Coordinator responsible for: strategic research, social media, and public engagement; our Africa program, environmental assessment, and uranium mining.

The presentation builds on the idea that the mining industry is propped up by seven myths:
- Mining is about the extraction of minerals
- Mining has a small footprint
- Communities are eager to have mining
- Government will protect us, and there are laws and regulations in place to do this
- The economic benefits from mining justify the disruption
- We need more raw materials
- Mining is okay somewhere else but not here

Available here as a PDF.