Standing Rock provided this weekend’s monumental showstopper. The US Army Corps of Engineers refused to grant the easement (permission to use someone else’s land) for the US$4bn pipeline in Dakota, USA.
The rollercoaster fortunes of this project highlight the need to consider the interests of a wide range of stakeholders and to build their trust, get their consent and to avoid disputes. Whether your project is £40k or $40m the same principles apply!
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