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Bauxite Exploration and Mining - Investment Fiji

Bauxite Mining Exploration Profile Prepared by Fiji Islands Trade Investment Bureau Version Dated: November 2009 - 1 - 1.0 Introduction Bauxite is a mineral used in the manufacturing of aluminum. It is formed in weathered volcanic rocks and found in richly forested, humid, tropical climate.

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Bauxite Mining in Fiji: A Preliminary Discussion of ...

The mine in Bua is Fiji’s first ever bauxite mine and is suggested to provide significant economic benefits to Vanua Levu in terms of export earnings, employment and infrastructure development. However, given the Pacific’s torrid experiences with mining, some feel that this may be another case of developed countries

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Bauxite mine generates income for many in Fiji - MINING.COM

Jan 15, 2012  Bauxite mine generates income for many in Fiji. APART from being an employment provider for most people in the Northern Division, the bauxite mine

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Bauxite mining in Fiji: a preliminary discussion of ...

The mine in Bua is Fiji’s first ever bauxite mine and is suggested to provide significant economic benefits to Vanua Levu in terms of export earnings, employment and infrastructure development. However, given the Pacific’s torrid experiences with mining, some feel that this may be another case of developed countries exploiting the resources ...

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Bauxite Mining – Who Gains? FIJI Labour Party

Oct 29, 2015  Bauxite Mining – Who Gains? 29th October 2015; admin; ... FLP: Fiji has been a free nation for the last 45 years. It is the Bainimarama dictatorship which is the problem. JC: Nakalou would be the first place in the country whereby landowning units would directly be involved with investors.

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The Bauxite mining is located in Nawailevu.docx - KRISHANT ...

KRISHANT SALVENDRA PRASAD S11158400 CRWP Sereana Baleilevuka vaka BAUXITE MINING IN BUA, FIJI The Bauxite mining is located in Nawailevu, Bua in Fiji. It began in 2011. Bauxite mining simply is extracting mineral from the land. It is one of the contributor to the gross domestic product of the nation. Many job opportunities for the locals have been created in Bua.

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Issues of Mineral Exploration and Mining in Fiji ©2018 m ...

mining. For the Bua Bauxite mining leases, the premium rental agreement is FJ$567,000 to be distributed amongst the five mataqali (Standing Committee on Natural Resources 2015: 22). An additional $275,000 was paid to mataqali Navakasiga as compensation for lost fishing rights (Standing Committee on Natural Resources 2015: 15).

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Estimated 20 million tons of bauxite is ... - Fiji Village

Apr 22, 2018  The bauxite mining license in Nawailevu, Bua was awarded to Aurum Exploration Fiji Limited. Chairman of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, Joeli Cawaki says a future generation fund of ...

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Land rehabilitation continues at Naibulu Bauxite Mine ...

Jun 16, 2020  Land rehabilitation at the Naibulu Bauxite Mine in Dreketi, Vanua Levu continues despite mining and export being put on hold. Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources Jone Usamate says it is encouraging to see that the company undertaking the mining works, Xinfa Aurum Exploration Fiji Limited has planted since they started mining operations.

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Bua Concerns Cleared By Mining Firm - Fiji Sun

Oct 07, 2016  Mr Dagaga announced that they had given out $4 million to landowners in Bua who had their lands mined for bauxite. “This includes Nawailevu, Votua and Wainunu,” Mr Dagaga said. “This amount has been given out to the Land Bank and iTaukei Land Trust Board.”. Ra Makutu questioned as to how fair these allocations were as they could only ...

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Bauxite Mining in Bua

Jun 16, 2011  A significant point to note is that Aurum Explorations (Fiji) Limited will effectively become Fiji’s first Bauxite Mining Company. This is historic for Fiji as it will now expand the exploration and mining of mineral resources from what used to be restricted to

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Land lease approved for new bauxite minning site in Bua

Nov 07, 2014  Another 20 year land lease has been approved to XINFA Aurum Explorations Fiji Limited for a new bauxite mining site at Votua, Lekutu in Bua. Mine

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Fiji Sun – Bauxite Mining

Clan Members Benefit From Bauxite Payout. Sixty-seven members of the Serau clan of Nabiti Village in Dreketi, Bua, each received $488 in royalty for bauxite m...

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Chinese firm to start bauxite mining in Fiji

Fiji's Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources Netani Sukanaivalu on Friday issued a land lease to a Chinese mining company to explore bauxite in Nawailevu in northern Bua province.

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Fiji Sun – Bauxite Mining

Clan Members Benefit From Bauxite Payout. Sixty-seven members of the Serau clan of Nabiti Village in Dreketi, Bua, each received $488 in royalty for bauxite m...

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BAUXITE MINING IS SUSTAINABLE: MINISTER SUDHAKAR – FIJI TV

Sep 17, 2019  The Minister for Land and Mineral Resources – Ashneel Sudhakar says bauxite mining is more sustainable compared to other excavation activities. Minister Sudhakar made this comment during his visit to the Nawailevu Bauxite Mining Sires in Bua to kick off his week-long Northern Tour. “Bauxite mining is different from the other types of mining

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Negative impact of bauxite mining in bua fiji

Negative impact of bauxite mining in bua fiji Products. As a leading global manufacturer of crushing, grinding and mining equipments, we offer advanced, reasonable solutions for any size-reduction requirements including, Negative impact of bauxite mining in bua fiji

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Royalty payment for bauxite mining – FBC News

Jun 13, 2020  Royalty payment for bauxite mining. 67 members of the mataqali Serau of Naibiti Village in Dreketi, Macuata yesterday received $32,600 as royalty for the Naibulu Bauxite Mine lease. This is the 2nd royalty payment to be made to the mataqali for the extraction of bauxite on their land, which is located along the Dreketi-Nabouwalu Highway.

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Chinese firm to start bauxite mining in Fiji

Fiji's Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources Netani Sukanaivalu on Friday issued a land lease to a Chinese mining company to explore bauxite in Nawailevu in northern Bua province.

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DIGGING BENEATH SURFACE: Audit found China's Aurum Bauxite ...

Feb 23, 2015  The mining company has finally remitted $600,000 to the Department of Lands in November 2014 (refer RR 263725 of 3/11/14) and which is still being held by the Department of Lands in trust for onward transmission to the LOUs. Bainimarama speech: "The grant of the Mining Lease heralds the beginning of a large-scale bauxite mining in Fiji.

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Position Statement On The Namosi Mine, Viti Levu, Fiji ...

Jun 28, 2012  Fiji’s environmental management administration is completely ill-equipped in respect of technical resources to regulate to acceptable standards a mine the size of Namosi, as evidenced by the lack of effective environmental management at the small scale Nawailevu bauxite mine, Vanua Levu.

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Fiji grants lease to Chinese company for bauxite mining

Bauxite is a mineral used in the manufacturing of aluminum. Fiji Islands Trade and Investment Bureau estimated potential total ore resources of bauxite in Vanualevu between 400 million tons and ...

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Fiji chief warns of mining impacts RNZ

Dec 14, 2015  The Chinese company Aurum Exploration Limited recently completed mining at a site in Nawailevu, which produced almost 1 million tonnes of bauxite and has commenced mining at two others sites. Adi Filomena was part of a team that undertook a scoping survey in Nawailevu village in 2012 and says the findings were heartbreaking.

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Mining in Fiji - Dome Gold Mines

Mining in Fiji. Mining is an integral part of Fiji’s economy, with gold representing one of the country’s largest exports. Its major mining activities are focused on the production of gold, silver and cement. The islands of Fiji are located on the Pacific “Rim of Fire”, the

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Bound for Chinese Shores, Fiji Ships First Load of Bauxite ...

Feb 09, 2018  “With the bauxite in Fiji, there is a consistent buyer that buys from XINFA Mining,” he concluded. The government and Aurum Exploration Fiji Ltd. hopes this will be the first of many shipments. This is the fourth shipment since 2015, with sales of

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Bauxite Mining in Bua: COMMENTS ON THE NAWAILEVU BAUXITE ...

Jun 16, 2011  COMMENTS ON THE NAWAILEVU BAUXITE MINE EIA by George Niumataiwalu. statute, and in the interests of responsible and sustainable mining practices in Fiji. It is based. 1. The Weipa project in North Queensland, the Jamaican bauxite mining industry and even. benefit from, particularly with regards to impacts over the long term.

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bauxite mining in fiji - schroniskogoldap

Bauxite mining in Fiji: a preliminary discussion of ... While most mining is concentrated in Viti Levu (Fiji’s largest island), Vanua Levu (Fiji’s second lar

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‘NO’ TO BAUXITE MINING - The Islandsun Daily News

Jul 20, 2021  Santa Cruz landowners declare stance By EDDIE OSIFELO HONIARA based landowners from Santa Cruz in Temotu province have signaled a ‘No’ to bauxite mining on their land. The landowners made their stand

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Fijian Government - MINISTER FOR LANDS VISITS BAUXITE MINE ...

Jun 11, 2014  minister for lands visits bauxite mine in nawailevu, bua 06/11/2014 The Hon. Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources, Mereseini Vuniwaqa has handed over lease documents for a new bauxite mining site in Lekutu, Bua to XINFA Aurum Explorations (Fiji

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Fiji to Resume Bauxite Sales Next Month – Aluminium Insider

Jul 27, 2016  The Fijian government confirmed this week that it will resume bauxite ore exports next month. A stagnant market for the ore has frustrated efforts to sell for the past year. According to Apete Soro, acting director for mines at the Department of Mineral Resources, the firm of Aurum Exploration Fiji

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Lands Minister tours bauxite mine site Mai Life Magazine

Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources Mereseini Vuniwaqa has handed over lease documents for a new bauxite mining site in Lekutu, Bua, sick to XINFA Aurum Explorations (Fiji) Limited during her visit to the North yesterday. While updating the minister, managing director of XINFA Aurum Explorations (Fiji) Limited Sireli Dagaga said the mining operations at the Nawailevu site would be ...

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The Fiji Times » Mining slows down

Dec 05, 2018  5 December, 2018, 11:06 am. Mining of bauxite in Bua. Picture: FT FILE. BAUXITE mining had raked in a gross income of $58.9 million from

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EIAs for Mining and Quarrying Developments - Fiji

2010 EIA of the proposed Aurum Exploration (Fiji) Ltd Bauxite Mining Project, Nawailevu, Bua; 2009 EIA baseline studies for a new Tailings Storage Facility, Vatukoula Gold Mine Ltd. 2008-2010 Baseline studies for the Udu Copper Mine Prospect, Nukudamu, Udu, Macuata; 2007 EIA and Quarry Management Plan of the Vuda Quarry for Flame Tree Developments

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Fiji chief warns of mining impacts RNZ

Dec 14, 2015  The Chinese company Aurum Exploration Limited recently completed mining at a site in Nawailevu, which produced almost 1 million tonnes of bauxite and has commenced mining at two others sites. Adi Filomena was part of a team that undertook a scoping survey in Nawailevu village in 2012 and says the findings were heartbreaking.

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Sectors Overview – Embassy of the Republic of Fiji

Mining . Mining industry in Fiji is growing witnessing the fifth mining permit being recently issued to Viti Mining Limited, increasing the number of productive mines in Fiji to a total of five. The other four existing mines include the Vatukoula Gold Mine, the Xinfa-Aurum Bauxite Mine, the Wainivesi Zinc Mine and the Amex Iron Sands Mine.

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The Fiji Times » Chief questions export of soil

Feb 15, 2020  LABASA chief Ratu Jone Qomate has questioned the export of soil to China from the bauxite mining area in Bua. He asked government officials and

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Bauxite The Aluminum Association

Mining bauxite. Bauxite is usually found near the surface of terrain and can be strip-mined economically. The industry has taken a leadership role in environmental conservation efforts. When the land is cleared prior to mining, the topsoil is stored so it can be replaced during rehabilitation. During the strip-mining process, bauxite is broken ...

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Bauxite mining's unhealthy effects on people, environment

Jan 14, 2016  Bauxite is a rock that is mainly composed of various minerals. Most importantly, bauxite is the primary ore for aluminum. Aluminum is a very crucial element as its uses are varied and diverse ...

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Investment Fiji : Mining Groundwater

Investment Fiji was formed as a statutory organisation by the Economic Development Board (EDB) Act No 11 of 1980 to promote, stimulate and facilitate the exports and investment. Though the Fiji Investment is the investment and trade promotion agency of the Government, it operates independently and has a Board comprising mostly of private sector representatives.

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Bua Bauxite mine Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

Mar 12, 2018  Filed under Environmental impact, Fiji. Tagged as bauxite mining, Bua Bauxite mine, Dreketi river, Environmental damage, Fiji, fisheries, Landholders, Xinfa Aurum Exploration Fiji. November 29, 2016 5:37 pm Fiji mine villagers to invest $1m.

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Fiji Minister tells of negative mining effects - Pacific ...

Sep 12, 2016  “The company mining bauxite at the initial site in Bua is now replanting trees after mining, which is part of their licensing conditions. They need to fulfil it before they leave the country.” Mrs Vuniwaqa said mining at the first site had been completed adding that the mining company had a 20-year lease over the land.

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BAUXITE meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

bauxite definition: 1. a type of rock from which aluminium is obtained 2. a type of rock from which aluminum is obtained. Learn more.

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