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  • Bauxite mining in Fiji: a preliminary discussion of
    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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  • Land rehabilitation continues at Naibulu Bauxite Mine
    Land rehabilitation continues at Naibulu Bauxite Mine

    June 16, 2020 6:05 am. 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

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  • Royalty payment for bauxite mining – FBC News
    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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  • Fijian Government - MINISTER FOR LANDS VISITS BAUXITE MINE
    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) Limited during her visit to the North yesterday

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  • Fiji - Development Minerals
    Fiji - Development Minerals

    Of the 68 active mineral extraction sites in Fiji: 43 are river gravel/sand dredging sites, 23 are quarries, and just two are for high-value minerals (1 gold and 1 bauxite). According to the Fiji Roads Authority more than 500,000 cubic metres of stone is needed in 2016-2017 to build Fiji's roads, bridges and jetties and to protect Fiji's coasts

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  • bauxite fiji.pdf - 1.0 Introduction Bauxite is a mineral
    bauxite fiji.pdf - 1.0 Introduction Bauxite is a mineral

    View bauxite fiji.pdf from UU 204 at University of the South Pacific. 1.0 Introduction Bauxite is a mineral used in the manufacturing of aluminum. It is formed in

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  • Fiji opens third mine, now has one bauxite and two gold
    Fiji opens third mine, now has one bauxite and two gold

    Nov 08, 2011 Radio Fiji reports the island's Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama opened the Bua bauxite mine at Nawailevu in Bua province on Tuesday. Mining and exporting work at the mine is expected

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  • Fiji to Resume Bauxite Sales Next Month – Aluminium Insider
    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 Ltd has secured an overseas buyer for the aluminium precursor

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  • Fijian benefits from China firm's bauxite mining
    Fijian benefits from China firm's bauxite mining

    Oct 12, 2012 The Nawailevu landowners of Bua in Fiji will receive over $340,000 next year in relation to bauxite mining after receiving their first lump

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  • Communities protest against plans for bauxite mine on
    Communities protest against plans for bauxite mine on

    Dec 19, 2017 Peaceful Assembly. Protests were held at the end of December 2017 against talks in Lata, Temotu province in Solomon Islands over establishing a bauxite mining operation on Santa Cruz Island. An official from Pacific Bauxite Mining organised the meetings with land owners and provincial leaders but because of the protests, decided to turn back at the airport

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  • Truth Four and a Half: FIJI - Bauxite Mine in Bua - Vanua Levu
    Truth Four and a Half: FIJI - Bauxite Mine in Bua - Vanua Levu

    Nov 08, 2011 Bauxite mining starts in Nawailevu, Bua, from today and huge benefits are expected for the people of the Bua province and the country’s economy as a whole. As Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama gets ready to open the Aurum Exploration Mine in Bua, deputy secretary for Lands Pene Baleinabuli said the Chinese company has already paid

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  • Bauxite Mining in Bua: COMMENTS ON THE NAWAILEVU BAUXITE
    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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  • Position Statement On The Namosi Mine, Viti Levu, Fiji
    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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  • Bauxite Mining in Fiji: A Preliminary Discussion of
    Bauxite Mining in Fiji: A Preliminary Discussion of

    attracting interest with bauxite mining in Bua, exploration of copper and zinc in Udu point and the proposed reopening of the gold mine in Mount Kasi. 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

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  • REPORT ON THE PETITION BY THE
    REPORT ON THE PETITION BY THE

    The Bauxite mining licence in the Nawailevu area in Bua was awarded to a Canadian company called Aurum Exploration Fiji Limited commonly known in Vanua Levu as Xinfa, which leased land belonging to four Mataqali or Landowning Units namely: 1. Mataqali Naicobo of Nawailevu Village, 150.7827 ha; 2

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  • Bauxite mine generates income for many in Fiji
    Bauxite mine generates income for many in Fiji

    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 in Bua also generated farming ideas for villagers

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  • Issues of Mineral Exploration and Mining in Fiji ©2018 m
    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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  • Bauxite Mining – Who Gains? | FIJI Labour Party
    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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  • Fiji chief says bauxite mining hurting environment
    Fiji chief says bauxite mining hurting environment

    Dec 14, 2015 Fiji chief says bauxite mining hurting environment. A Fiji chief says the government is pushing companies to mine in the country, with little regard for the environmental impacts on people's land. The Chinese company Aurum Exploration Limited recently completed mining at a site in Nawailevu, in the Bua province, and has commenced mining at two others

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

    Apr 22, 2018 Bauxite ore is mined from 408 hectares of prospective zones in the Nawailevu area in Bua and part of the Naibulu East area in Macuata. $1.7 million revenue has been paid to the landowning units in

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  • Negative impact of bauxite mining in bua fiji
    Negative impact of bauxite mining in bua fiji

    Crushers, Screen, washing, Feeder, conveyor for 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, quarry

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  • Clan Members Benefit From Bauxite Payout - FIJI SUN
    Clan Members Benefit From Bauxite Payout - FIJI SUN

    Jun 14, 2020 Sixty-seven members of the Serau clan of Nabiti Village in Dreketi, Bua, each received $488 in royalty for bauxite mining. The monies, paidout by Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources Jone Usamate, covers 80 per cent of their dues, as enabled under the Fair Share Minerals Royal Act-2018. “A total of $32,600 was paid to 67 registered members of the Serau

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  • Bauxite mine generates income for many in Fiji - MINING
    Bauxite mine generates income for many in Fiji - MINING

    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 in Bua also generated farming ideas for villagers

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  • DIGGING BENEATH SURFACE: Audit found China's Aurum Bauxite
    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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  • Land lease approved for new bauxite minning site in Bua
    Land lease approved for new bauxite minning site in Bua

    Nov 07, 2014 By Watisoni Butabua Friday 07/11/2014. 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 Manager

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  • EIAs for Mining and Quarrying Developments - Fiji
    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

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  • Bound for Chinese Shores, Fiji Ships First Load of Bauxite
    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 the ore netting FJ$52.2 million (US$25.6 million)

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  • Mining in Fiji - Dome Gold Mines
    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 active tectonic boundary between the Pacific and Indo

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  • (PDF) Environmental Impact of Bauxite Mining: A Review
    (PDF) Environmental Impact of Bauxite Mining: A Review

    Bauxite mining has got severe negative consequences in terms of air, water and soil pollution followed by forest degradation, and change in land use is

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