A network of monitoring sites around the operation provides results that are submitted to the Hauraki District Council on a regular basis.
The Company uses various techniques to limit blast vibrations; each blast design can be customised.
Unlike many mines around the world which are often operated in dry climates, the Waihi site operates with a net surplus of water.
The Waikato Regional Council consent requires the Company to produce an approved Air Quality Management Plan.
The Company recognises that biodiversity is key to environmental sustainability.
Cyanide and Acid Drainage
Acid formation in rock is a natural process and can be observed in exposed volcanic rocks over much of the Coromandel.
Mining Licence 32 2388 was granted by the Minister of Energy on 16th July 1987 for a term of 30 years.