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Mining Lease Ministry of Mines Energy and Rural

Mining Lease Ministry of Mines Energy and Rural

A Mining Lease is required prior engaging in any mining activities in the Solomon Islands. An intending Applicant for a Mining Lease must first carry out prospecting activities and notify the Director of Mines of any discoveries they find. Find out more about the process for applying for a Prospecting Licence here.

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Large scale logging and mining Natural Resources

Large scale logging and mining Natural Resources

Mining and agricultural projects are moving forward to fill this gap. The potential of large scale mining of nickel, gold and silver in the Choiseul and Western provinces is a growing concern, as it will adversely affect both the valuable land and sea resources. Solomon Islands as today: wide spread heavily logged forest areas (Satelite picture ...

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Local experiences with mining royalties company and the

Local experiences with mining royalties company and the

Royalties, rents and other material benefits from mining ventures have been of interest to development discussions. These benefits are important to all stakeholders but the first mining agreement in the Solomon Islands only accommodated a tiny percentage of the gross value of gold and silver produced as the mining lease to landowning groups.

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The Little Island That Won How a Small Pacific Community

The Little Island That Won How a Small Pacific Community

Jun 06, 2021 Those in Wagina, a small island in the Solomon Islands, home to about 2,000 people, 1,700 km northwest of Cairns, fought hard to keep the mining company away because the memory of forced displacement is not a distant story passed down from generation to generation. but a living memory. The people of Wagina have already been displaced twice.

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Pacific Nickel preps for Kolosori project mining lease

Pacific Nickel preps for Kolosori project mining lease

2 days ago Pacific Nickel has completed the first stage of infill drilling at its Kolosori direct shipping ore (DSO) nickel project on Isabel Island in the Solomon Islands. A total of 83 holes were drilled, 11 for metallurgical test work and the other 72 designed to increase the confidence level of the current ...

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Solomon Islands highlight environment challenges and Plan

Solomon Islands highlight environment challenges and Plan

Jun 20, 2019 Solomon Islands highlight environment challenges and Plan EIA training for mining sector Submitted by angelicas on Thu, 06/20/2019 - 14:44 June 20, 2019 by angelicas

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Phosphate mining and the relocation of the Banabans to

Phosphate mining and the relocation of the Banabans to

At the end of the xixth Century, Banaba was an unknown, and then ‘unclaimed’, island in the central Pacific; however, all was soon to change for its 450 residents. In 1900, a rock propping open a Sydney-office door of the Pacific Islands Phosphate Company was found to consist almost entirely of high-grade phosphate. It was soon traced back to the island; mining activity commenced shortly ...

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Talking about mining in the Solomon Islands Pacific

Talking about mining in the Solomon Islands Pacific

Oct 28, 2013 During the discussions, the complex land issues in Solomon Islands showed how complex mining is in practice . Yoritoshi Ochi, Managing Director of SMM Solomon Limited, Sumitomo’s Solomon based company, pointed out on how hard it was to get approval by landowners. “There are different landowner groups with different interests”, Ochi said.

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Solomon Islands Opposition Leader calls for mining

Solomon Islands Opposition Leader calls for mining

Solomon Islands leader of Opposition, Matthew Wale has called for a moratorium on all forms of mining in the country until proper management and regulatory policies are put in place to safeguard the people and their non- renewable resources. The call follows recent media reports revealing the cancellation of registered titles to all Rennell ...

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The search for King Solomon's gold continues in his

The search for King Solomon's gold continues in his

Sep 19, 2011 Solomon Islands need to learn from the mining experiences of other countries like Papua New Guinea The Minister for Finance and Treasury, Gordon Darcy Lilo, who attended the forum, announced a week later the Solomon Islands government’s commitment to adopt the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

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Solomons' gold mine set to reshape South Pacific nation

Solomons' gold mine set to reshape South Pacific nation

Apr 29, 2011 “Mining is a relatively new industry in Solomon Islands,” Philip told an Australia-Solomon Islands business forum, adding that he was considering granting five-year tax holidays to ...

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Solomon Islands Controversial mining company given

Solomon Islands Controversial mining company given

Mar 21, 2019 Transparency International Solomon Islands says it's fishy that the mining company at the centre of the country's oil spill disaster has been granted new prospecting licences.

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Solomon Islands Deep Sea Mining Out Of Our Depth

Solomon Islands Deep Sea Mining Out Of Our Depth

cook islands, deep sea mining, environment, experimental seabed mining, fiji, free prior and informed consent, marine mining, media, pacific islands, precautionary priniciple, seabed mining, Solomon Islands, Tonga, vanuatu. PACNEWS 18 June 2013 SUVA, Fiji — Pacific leaders should follow the example of Vanuatu Lands Minister Ralph Regenvanu ...

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Malachite Resources picks up remaining 85 in Solomon

Malachite Resources picks up remaining 85 in Solomon

Sep 01, 2020 Islands. Sunshine owns 80% of Sunshine Nickel Limited, which holds prospecting licence tenement PL 01/18 located on the south coast of Santa Isabel Island in the Solomon Islands. The remaining 20% of SNL is owned by local landowners (Landholders).

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Mining in Contemporary Solomon Islands SpringerLink

Mining in Contemporary Solomon Islands SpringerLink

Mar 21, 2018 Abstract. This chapter analyses the contemporary politics of mining in Solomon Islands, organised around three case studies: Gold Ridge, proposed nickel mining on Isabel and Choiseul, and bauxite mining on Rennell. While all of the elements of the book’s conceptual framework are evident in these case studies, each emphasises a different ...

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Mining makes off with the last soil in this remote Solomon

Mining makes off with the last soil in this remote Solomon

Nov 30, 2020 Former Solomon Islands Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo defended his government for initially granting the mining lease to the Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID) in 2014, saying his government did the right thing. “My government granted the mining …

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The little island that won how a tiny Pacific community

The little island that won how a tiny Pacific community

Jun 06, 2021 Those on Wagina – a small island in Solomon Islands, home to roughly 2,000 people, 1,700km north-west of Cairns – fought hard to keep the mining company away …

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Can the Solomon Islands' Gold Ridge Mine serve as a new

Can the Solomon Islands' Gold Ridge Mine serve as a new

Nov 15, 2017 In the Solomon Islands, the government is looking to mining as the next big revenue earner as it faces the challenges of post-conflict economic recovery …

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Mining Concept Solomon Islands Encyclopaedia 1893 1978

Mining Concept Solomon Islands Encyclopaedia 1893 1978

Dec 01, 2012 In the sixteenth century, the Mend na expedition, searching for the source of King Solomon's fabled wealth, found traces of gold on Guadalcanal, the first incidence of Europeans exploring the Solomon Islands for mineral wealth. During the nineteenth century there was mineral exploration around New Guinea.

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