Industry

INDUSTRY

Straterra works with, supports, and has links to a number of industry bodies, in New Zealand and overseas, in particular, Australia.

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Sustainability

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Straterra supports the view that businesses should play a leading role in greening the NZ economy. We believe the NZ minerals sector has an essential part to play.  

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Submissions

Submissions

We achieve our goal by participating in public policy processes; engaging with officials, politicians, stakeholders, industry, and the public; and advocating for the sector, at events and forums, and via the media.

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Case Studies

Case Studies

We borrow the land, mine it, and return it - to the standards expected in NZ legislation, and consistent with the Straterra Charter Environmental management in the mining industry may take many forms. The governing criterion for this work is “sustainable management”, as defined in the Resource Management Act 1991. On conservation land, additional tests apply under the Conservation Act 1987, and related legislation. At the high end of ecological restoration, live vegetation may be removed in chunks before mining, stored during mining, and returned live on sites that have been re-contoured, and prepared to receive vegetation. This technique is termed “direct vegetation transfer”, and is best suited to boutique ecological restoration at critical sites...

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