October 5, 2015

Social impact assessment for Moto Goldmines

Synergy was the lead social consultant for the feasibility and pre-development phases of the Moto Gold Project. The project is located in the far north east Democratic Republic of Congo, an area with complex socio-political issues influenced by armed conflict artisanal mining...
October 5, 2015

Socio-economic baseline study for Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto Energy invited Synergy to undertake a social baseline study, including the design and implementation of a stakeholder database, to inform and support its pre-feasibility study of the Chapudi Coal Project, located in South Africa’s Limpopo province.
October 5, 2015

Community development framework study for the mining sector, Guinea

Guinea has major deposits of bauxite, gold and iron ore, as well as deposits of diamonds and the potential for the production of alumina and the smelting of aluminium. The mining industry plays an important role in the socio-economic development of the country...
October 5, 2015

Integrated social and environmental impact assessment in Iran

Iran has the second largest deposit of natural gas in the world, found primarily in the Persian Gulf. The Iranian government had a keen interest to exploit these vast resources, and in 2006 teamed up with Shell International for the Persian LNG Project.
November 9, 2015

Social impact assessment for an exploration oil company

Synergy was part of a consortium tasked with developing the environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) for several well site locations selected by a junior oil company operating in east Africa.