COMMUNITY RELATIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT

Our specialty within social development is community relations with a focus on intercultural, gender and generation with Andean communities in Bolivia.

Professional consulting, studies and training workshops

AVOIDING CONFLICT
Generating suitable community relations between operators and the community to avoid conflicts with companies of the extractive industry.
CULTURE, GENDER AND GENERATIONAL EQUITY
We incorporate relations with a culture, gender and generational approach to analyze social development. We promote women empowerment and intolerance towards violence against women.
EMPOWERING MUNICIPALITIES AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
We advise local governments to improve their management capacity to strengthen the municipal and local development. Carrying out programs of technical assistance to municipalities by providing management tools for developing and implementing public investment projects. We also offer the correct know-how to generate public-private partnerships.
TRAINING WORKSHOPS FOR LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
Our training courses incentivate participation, empowerment and equity of women. We encourage intolerance to violence against women through training aimed at all interested parties.
Assertive communication tailored for innovative and practical content. New concepts are easier to understand because we accompany and involve all the interested parties.
Our proposal is based on learning through involvement; this transforms the quality of our training workshops in order to renew experiences.
Handling the needs of our clients and the main protagonists of their projects.

ENVIROMENTAL AWARENESS

We are incorporating in our activities the work negotiated in the Minamata Convention on Mercury signed by Bolivia to gradually eliminate the use of said element because of it’s regular use for the extraction of gold. Our commitment is to offer training in the use of new technology to clean out all the mercury of the operations of small-scale miners.

Professional consulting, studies and training workshops

RESPONSIBLE MANAGEMENT OF SOLID WASTE
We raise awareness and train on waste handling, collection, separation, storage and disposal of solid waste in compliance with local regulations. Our goal is to create awareness in the extractive industry to improve the quality of life of workers and the environment in which they operate.
POLLUTION PREVENTION AND WATER CONTROL
We offer training programs to minimize pollution of water bodies and prevent soil pollution by improper disposal of toxic substances (mercury), then we guide in the implementation of sedimentation pools and/or tailings which are mainly implemented in small-scale mining (cooperatives).
REDUCTION OF MERCURY
We advise and apply alternative processes for the reduction or elimination of mercury in the gold extraction process.
WORKSHOPS FOR COOPERATIVES AND NEIGHBORING COMMUNITIES
We specialize in training for the mining sector by raising awareness and encourage the implementation of waste systems based on environmental management plans for small-scale mining. This is part of a social betterment plan to obtain certifications and meet international standards (FAIRMINED, ISO, OHSAS, etc).
Our institutional alliances allow us to count with international specialists with academic and practical experience to ensure high-level training.
We promote environmental awareness by discovering behaviors and perceptions in order to encourage the need to preserve mother earth.
Better relationships with external actors (communities, farmers, etc.) are achieved by implementing processes and policies that reduces pollution.

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

We focus on legal, theoretical areas (policy, procedures, standards) and practices (training in operations, working at heights, confined spaces, etc.) of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) worked based on national (NB) and nternational standards (OHSAS, NOSA, ANSI, ISEA, NTFP, etc.).

Professional consulting, studies and training workshops

INDUSTRIAL SAFETY
We train for working at heights, confined spaces, fire control, signage, emergencies, smart purchasing of Personal protective equipment (PPE), work clothing and other.
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
We guide in organizing occupational health centers, pre-employment examinations, health insurance, first aid, occupational disease, biosecurity, prevention and care of disease and high-risk infections.
OSH WORKSHOPS
Directing adecuate applications and procedures for Occupational Health and Safety (OSH).
Implementing an organizational culture through rules and procedures based on discipline and work contexts.
We reach students goals through interactive learning to achieve cohesion and participation.
Encouraging the learning process by generating benefits in interested parties to reinforce empirical knowledge.

ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT FOR THE MINING INDUSTRY

We develop better practices for managing mining production units, cooperatives and companies, primarily in small-scale mining, helping them achieve a better generation and proper use of their resources.

Professional consulting, studies and training workshops

MINING TAXATION
This module is for mining companies and small-scale miners that want to deepen their knowledge about rules and procedures relating to mining tax. This is a specialty that requires prior knowledge in legal, technical, procedural and administrative areas with high practical component. Its not only about filling out forms but having the know-how in the calculation of taxes and patents.
MANAGEMENT
Spreading knowledge of requirements for opening a cooperative, advising about its legal status, organization and management. We also provide training models and practices for efficient use of resources. Our advice and training is practical in administrative systems, internal control, obligations to the state and others.
COMMERCIALIZATION OF MINERALS
We advise on the procedures and respective cost analysis required for the commercialization of minerals from the moment the mineral is extracted until it reaches the internal or external markets.
Our work is result based and is accomplished through interdisciplinary groups and design thinking.
We generate accurate and reliable information to promote development activities.
Accomplishing new procedures by using interactive tools.