UMACO seeks to be a welcome and respected member of the communities in which it operates, by participating in local activities and sponsoring community events. The communities in which the Company operates understand that mining contributes to jobs and to community prosperity. The Company appreciates the goodwill of the community and seeks to keep the community informed of its plans. In undertaking this, UMACO utilises local resources and media outlets, along with modern data communications technologies. UMACO also recognises the importance of regular discussion with local authorities and agencies, along with dialogue with local community organisations, and by having community meetings locally to discuss and address any concerns.