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  • Find Mining expertise in Solomon Islands

    2020-12-8 · The mining industry in Solomon Islands has experienced a turbulent recent history, as all production ceased in 2000 due to civil strife and land ownership disputes. Gold has been an important source of GDP for the country and in 1999 production peaked at 150,000 ounces; the Gold Ridge mine in Guadalcanal was the source of much of this.

  • Mining in Contemporary Solomon Islands | Request PDF

    This chapter analyses the contemporary politics of mining in Solomon Islands, organised around three case studies: Gold Ridge, proposed nickel mining

  • Mining in Contemporary Solomon Islands | SpringerLink

    2018-3-21 · 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 ...

  • Talking about mining in the Solomon Islands - Pacific ...

    2013-10-28 · 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.

  • Mining - Concept - Solomon Islands Encyclopaedia, 1893

    2012-12-1 · Concept: Mining Alternative Names. Gold Ridge; Details. In the sixteenth century, the Mendãna expedition, searching for the source of King Solomon's fabled wealth, found traces of gold on Guadalcanal, the first incidence of Europeans exploring the

  • Mining operation allegedly owes millions in taxes and ...

    2021-11-10 · A mining operation in Solomon Islands owes millions in unpaid taxes and royalties, according to a former senior government figure, with a

  • Mining operation owes millions of taxes to Solomon Islands

    2021-11-10 · A Guardian report has revealed that a mining operation owes millions in unpaid taxes and royalties to the Solomon Islands. According to information garnered from a senior governmental official, the Asia Pacific Investment Development (APID) company and its subcontractor, Bintan Mining Solomon Islands Ltd (BMSI), have not paid taxes or royalties on

  • (PDF) The Gold Ridge Mine, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands ...

    2021-12-27 · Ross Mining NL began the construction of Solomon Islands’ first gold mine in 1997 and operated a highly successful gold mine between 1997 and

  • Environment Impact Statement for a proposed mining ...

    2021-6-8 · The Win Win Investment Solomon Ltd, is a foreign register business, and has been incorporated in the Solomon Islands- under the 2009 ompanys Act, with its business number 201619166. The Win Win Investment Solomon Ltd main business interest in the Solomon Islands is mining. Been recently,

  • “Mineral Resources Potential and Mining in the Pacific ...

    2019-3-7 · Mining History in the Pacific (cont’) • Solomon Islands has a recent mining history with the opening of the Gold Ridge Mine in 1998. • Small to medium scale alluvial gold and silver mining was reported in the last quarter of the 19. th. century and continued in the best part of the 20. th. century. • PNG has been on the world mineral

  • Talking about mining in the Solomon Islands - Pacific ...

    2013-10-28 · 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.

  • The socio-environmental and financial ... - Clean Mining

    2020-7-24 · Mining has long been a major source of income for a number of Melanesian countries such as Papua New Guinea and Nauru. But like its two neighbours, the extractive industry in the Solomon Islands has faced various setbacks. 2 At many mining operations in the region, environmental sustainability is a target that remains to be met.

  • (PDF) Local experiences with mining royalties, company

    Local experiences with mining royalties, company and the state in the Solomon Islands. December 2014. Journal de la Société des océanistes 138 (138-139) DOI: 10.4000/jso.7089. Authors: Gordon ...

  • Mining, Oil & Gas Industry - Solomon Islands Chamber of ...

    Mining, Oil & Gas Industry Printing & Stationary (including Business Technology, Printers, Copiers, IT Solutions) Professional Services (including Accounting, Insurance, Law Firms) Property Development & Real Estate Security Services ... Solomon Islands. T: ...

  • The search for King Solomon's gold continues in his ...

    2011-9-19 · 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).

  • Managing the transition from logging to mining in post ...

    2016-4-1 · In Solomon Islands, whilst the number of political leaders with private sector experience has increased (Corbett and Wood, 2013), and while the threat of sabotage to mining company assets and equipment, not to mention the spectre of a return to island-scale collective mobilisation and violence, may prompt new alliances between political and ...

  • Solomon Islands blocks Axion mining licence - Pacific ...

    2019-8-5 · The Solomon Islands Government has rejected Axiom Mining Ltd’s application for an export permit citing the company does not have a Provincial Business licence. At the same time, documents obtained by Island Sun appear to show the Australian miner is fighting fires on two fronts – in Solomon Islands where its application for an export permit ...

  • “Mineral Resources Potential and Mining in the Pacific ...

    2019-3-7 · Mining History in the Pacific (cont’) • Solomon Islands has a recent mining history with the opening of the Gold Ridge Mine in 1998. • Small to medium scale alluvial gold and silver mining was reported in the last quarter of the 19. th. century and continued in the best part of the 20. th. century. • PNG has been on the world mineral

  • Deep Sea Minerals and Mining in the Pacific Islands region

    2019-3-7 · - Alluvial Mining: PNG, Solomon Islands - Underground mining: e.g. Vatukoula Gold Mine, Fiji - Open pit: e.g. Ok Tedi Copper Mine, PNG; Gold Ridge, Solomon Islands. • Marine mining is a relatively new method of developing mineral deposits and ongoing since the 1960s; • Deep sea mining is a new frontier in mineral development.

  • The Ministry of Mines, Energy & Rural Electrification – My ...

    The Ministry of Mines, Energy & Rural Electrification (MME&RE) is a key Government Ministry responsible for developing the minerals sector, petroleum, energy, water resources and rural electrification. The Ministry issues licenses for exploration and exploitation of identified tenements as well as for hydrocarbon commercial development.

  • 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

  • The socio-environmental and financial ... - Clean Mining

    2020-7-24 · Mining has long been a major source of income for a number of Melanesian countries such as Papua New Guinea and Nauru. But like its two neighbours, the extractive industry in the Solomon Islands has faced various setbacks. 2 At many mining operations in the region, environmental sustainability is a target that remains to be met.

  • Local experiences with mining royalties, company and

    2017-2-19 · the sustainability of mining royalties and the role of the modern state and processes in the Solomon Islands mining sector. Mots-clés : relocation, landowners, livelihoods, royalties, mining Local experiences with mining royalties, company and the state in the Solomon Islands by Gordon Leua NANAU* 1.

  • Mining, Oil & Gas Industry - Solomon Islands Chamber of ...

    Mining, Oil & Gas Industry Printing & Stationary (including Business Technology, Printers, Copiers, IT Solutions) Professional Services (including Accounting, Insurance, Law Firms) Property Development & Real Estate Security Services ... Solomon Islands. T: ...

  • The search for King Solomon's gold continues in his ...

    2011-9-19 · 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).

  • Managing the transition from logging to mining in post ...

    2016-4-1 · In Solomon Islands, whilst the number of political leaders with private sector experience has increased (Corbett and Wood, 2013), and while the threat of sabotage to mining company assets and equipment, not to mention the spectre of a return to island-scale collective mobilisation and violence, may prompt new alliances between political and ...

  • Solomon Islands blocks Axion mining licence - Pacific ...

    2019-8-5 · The Solomon Islands Government has rejected Axiom Mining Ltd’s application for an export permit citing the company does not have a Provincial Business licence. At the same time, documents obtained by Island Sun appear to show the Australian miner is fighting fires on two fronts – in Solomon Islands where its application for an export permit ...

  • Deep Sea Minerals and Mining in the Pacific Islands region

    2019-3-7 · - Alluvial Mining: PNG, Solomon Islands - Underground mining: e.g. Vatukoula Gold Mine, Fiji - Open pit: e.g. Ok Tedi Copper Mine, PNG; Gold Ridge, Solomon Islands. • Marine mining is a relatively new method of developing mineral deposits and ongoing since the 1960s; • Deep sea mining is a new frontier in mineral development.

  • THE GOLD RUSH: AN INVESTIGATION INTO ATTEMPTED

    2021-9-10 · Win Win Mining Investment Ltd is an Asian alluvial mining firm operating in Tururana, Central Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands. Former Director of the Ministry of Mines Energy and Rural Electrification Nicholas Biliki exposes the export document details this week.

  • Solomon Islands Paradise Destroyed by Plunder | PNGi

    2019-4-9 · Logging and mining. The Solomon Islands is richly endowed with tropical rainforests. Like PNG, these forests fulfil a crucial role ensuring the economic, social, cultural and environmental wellbeing of rural communities. However, in 1981, Prime Minister Solomon Mamalona removed controls the large-scale logging of Solomon Island forests.