In early 2018, Black Rock LLC a subsidiary of Aspire Mining Ltd, engaged Sustainability East Asia LLC develop a stakeholder engagement strategy. Black Rock is currently evaluating the Nuurstei Coal project as a near term mine development in the Khuvsgul province of Mongolia with an aim to be operational in Q1 2019.
Sustainability’s role was to provide technical stakeholder engagement support to Black Rock to:
- allow a greater understanding of the relevant stakeholder groups and individuals;
- identify stakeholder perceptions regarding the project, and;
- develop engagement strategies and community initiatives in line with Black Rock’s existing community programs and commitments.
In June 2018, Sustainability’s Mongolia team successfully delivered the Stakeholder Mapping and Perceptions Survey, and Stakeholder Engagement Management Plan to Black Rock – paving the way for effective long-term stakeholder engagement for the project.