• Bauxite mining in Fiji: a preliminary discussion of

    Fiji’s mining industry is experiencing significant increase in activity with a number of foreign investors interested in exploring and extracting Fiji’s mineral wealth. While most mining is concentrated in Viti Levu (Fiji’s largest island), Vanua Levu (Fiji’s second largest island) is also attracting interest with bauxite mining in Bua, exploration of copper and zinc in Udu point and

  • REPORT ON THE PETITION BY THE Parliament of Fiji

    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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  • The Fiji Times » Bauxite mining

    Sep 09, 2015· THE vanua of Wainunu in Bua has agreed to bauxite mining. However it has made its stand clear that proper preliminary work needs to be done first including an environment impact assessment report.

  • Bauxite Mining in Bua

    Jun 16, 2011· COMMENTS ON THE NAWAILEVU BAUXITE MINE EIA These comments are given in response to the public feedback on the above as required by statute, and in the interests of responsible and sustainable mining practices in Fiji. It is based on a cursory appraisal of the EIA document at the Department of Environment on 13/05/2010 1.

  • Fiji chief says bauxite mining hurting environment RNZ News

    Dec 14, 2015· A Fiji opposition MP says a law should be put in place to limit the amount of bauxite that can be shipped out of the country. Call for limits on mining extraction in Fiji Fiji government criticised for royalty payment fiasco

  • Revenue From Fiji Bauxite Mine Tops $24 Million Pacific

    SUVA, Fiji (Fiji Times, June 7, 2017) Fiji has earned a total revenue of $50.6 million [US$24.3 million] since bauxite mining began in Nawailevu, Bua six years ago. Responding to questions from this newspaper, Mineral Resources Department acting director Dr Raijeli Taga said the revenue was derived from 23 shipments of the mineral.

  • Bua Concerns Cleared By Mining Firm Fiji Sun

    Bua Concerns Cleared By Mining Firm The issue of bauxite mining raised many unasked questions among representatives causing a heated discussion during the Bua Provincial Meeting in

  • What are the effects of bauxite mining Answers

    Suriname's main industry is bauxite mining. Suriname is one of the top 10 producers of bauxite in the world. The Aluminum Company of America subsidiary, SURALCO, has been mining bauxite in

  • Bauxite Mining Who Gains? FIJI Labour Party

    If that is so, then why is another (or is it the same company) investing in another mining venture? Is it really bauxite they are after or is it some other mineral or metal that is attracting them? Mr Cawaki made the following comments when hard-selling the Asian company to the Nakalou villagers as reported in the Fiji Times of October 27.

  • Fiji Sun Bauxite Mining

    The bauxite shipment by Xinfa Aurum Exploration (Fiji) Limited in Bua, Vanua Levu, has been put on hold. The company

  • Bauxite Mining Who Gains? FIJI Labour Party

    If that is so, then why is another (or is it the same company) investing in another mining venture? Is it really bauxite they are after or is it some other mineral or metal that is attracting them? Mr Cawaki made the following comments when hard-selling the Asian company to the Nakalou villagers as reported in the Fiji Times of October 27.

  • The Fiji Times » Mining slows down

    Dec 05, 2018· Mining of bauxite in Bua. The mining and quarrying industry in Fiji has been labelled as a “problem sector” by Australian-based consultant Dr Partha Gangopadhyay.

  • 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, aggregate, and different kinds of minerals.

  • Bauxite mining practices in Fiji criticised RNZ News

    Dec 14, 2015· The Chinese company Aurum Exploration Limited recently completed mining at a site in Nawailevu, in the Bua province, which produced almost one million tonnes of bauxite. The company has commenced mining at two others sites in Fiji. Adi Filomena says a crude extraction process meant the company took more than just bauxite.

  • SODELPA FIJI: SHADOW MINISTER FOR LANDS AND MINERAL

    Was pine the only alternative for land rehabilitation in this post bauxite mining area madam speaker? I shudder to think in years to come Madam Speaker, the people of Bua will find they have become victims of the Fiji First government’s greed for revenue and economic developments that will build a

  • The Fiji Times » $2.8m from bauxite

    Jun 01, 2017· FIJI earned $2.8 million in revenue from the first shipment of bauxite this year, bringing total earnings to about $52.2m since mining started at Nawailevu in Bua in 2010. Director Mineral Development Dr Raijeli Taga said the first shipment this year left Fiji’s shores on March 3.

  • Investment Fiji : Mining & Groundwater

    Bauxite Mining: Extensive bauxite exploration was undertaken by Aurum Exploration (Fiji) Limited since 2001 evaluating potential bauxite deposit on the North West areas of Vanua Levu. It was successful for discovering quality and high grade bauxite ore including areas around Nawailevu where the existing bauxite mine is located.

  • Mining in Fiji Dome Gold Mines

    Home > About Fiji > Mining in Fiji. 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.

  • What are the effects of bauxite mining Answers

    Suriname's main industry is bauxite mining. Suriname is one of the top 10 producers of bauxite in the world. The Aluminum Company of America subsidiary, SURALCO, has been mining bauxite in

  • Address at the Official Handing-Over of Nawailevu Bauxite

    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.

  • 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).

  • Estimated 20 million tons of bauxite is Fiji Village

    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

  • Bauxite Mining in Bua: Bauxite Mining in Vanua Levu

    Bauxite mining by Chinese firm in Fiji halted; Bauxite Mining in Vanua Levu; About Me. 86 This Blog is a central collection point for information in regards to the Bauxite Mining in Vanua Levu. Over the coming weeks and years, we hope to collect and present information specifically on the extraction of Bauxite from Vanua Levu.

  • Negative Impact Of The Bauxite Mining Industry

    Mining pits are often interspersed within small rural communities, therefore requiring companies to relocate the people and or to monetarily compensate them. An increasing concern is the loss of habitat for Jamaica’s unique plant and animal species; also bauxite mining severely affects the water retention capability of the soil. The Jamaica

  • Bauxite mining in Guinea, Boké, a major mining town, Boké

    Apr 26, 2017· Bauxite mining in Guinea, Boké, a major mining town, Boké Prefecture Cities of the World. Operations at the bauxite mines have been disrupted and several rioters arrested.

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  • Bauxite Mining in Bua: Bauxite Mining in Vanua Levu

    Bauxite mining by Chinese firm in Fiji halted; Bauxite Mining in Vanua Levu; About Me. 86 This Blog is a central collection point for information in regards to the Bauxite Mining in Vanua Levu. Over the coming weeks and years, we hope to collect and present information specifically on the extraction of Bauxite from Vanua Levu.

  • Fijian Government explores opportunities with China YouTube

    Nov 17, 2011· - Opening of Fiji's Bauxite mine, Nawailevu, Bua Govt collects $3m from ICT levy.

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  • Fiji to Resume Bauxite Sales Next Month Aluminium Insider

    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

  • The Fiji Times » $2.8m from bauxite

    Jun 01, 2017· FIJI earned $2.8 million in revenue from the first shipment of bauxite this year, bringing total earnings to about $52.2m since mining started at Nawailevu in Bua in 2010. Director Mineral Development Dr Raijeli Taga said the first shipment this year left Fiji’s shores on March 3.

  • Address at the Official Handing-Over of Nawailevu Bauxite

    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.

  • 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).

  • Sustainable Bauxite Mining Guidelines

    imposing moratoria or bans on bauxite mining and shipping. To address such unsustainable practices a coalition of global and national aluminium associations and companies have developed these Guidelines. The aluminium industry’s objective is a sustainable bauxite mining industry with acceptably low

  • Estimated 20 million tons of bauxite is Fiji Village

    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

  • Bauxite Wikipedia

    Bauxite is a sedimentary rock with a relatively high aluminium content. It is the world's main source of aluminium and gallium.Bauxite consists mostly of the aluminium minerals gibbsite (Al(OH) 3), boehmite (γ-AlO(OH)) and diaspore (α-AlO(OH)), mixed with the two iron oxides goethite (FeO(OH)) and haematite (Fe 2 O 3), the aluminium clay mineral kaolinite (Al 2 Si 2 O 5 (OH)) and small

  • bauxite mine Mai Life Magazine

    Lands Minister tours bauxite mine site November 7, 2014 Comments Off on Lands Minister tours bauxite mine site 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.

  • Fijian benefits from China firm's bauxite mining

    The Nawailevu landowners of Bua in Fiji will receive over $340,000 next year in relation to bauxite mining after receiving their first lump sum payment from a Chinese company earlier.

  • Environmental and Occupational Health Impact of Bauxite

    Impact Of Bauxite Contents And Bauxite Mining On The Environment Bauxite mining has a direct impact on the environment by polluting air, water sources and soil (Table 1). The environmental pollution exerts indirect effects on the health of miners and nearby communities. Air Pollution