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on rennell island though it seems logging and mining have been proceeding hand in glove. this is because the main mineral resource bauxite occurs in shallow pockets all across the island. this means that ‘mining’ is much more akin to quarrying. small shallow pits are dug using excavators.
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concept: mining alternative names. gold ridge; details. 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.
rennell island - wikipedia
rennell island locally known as mugaba is the main island of two inhabited islands that make up the rennell and bellona province in the solomon islands.rennell island has a land area of 660 square kilometres (250 sq mi) that is about 80 kilometres (50 mi) long and 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) wide.
country not benefiting from rennell mining: govt sibc
caretaker prime minister rick houenipwela has admitted yesterday that the controversial bauxite mining in rennell island has contributed negligible amount of income to the country’s economy. since its commencement the mining company had exported more than 64 shipments on which government had received almost negligible amount which is
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the indonesian mining company contracted to extract bauxite on rennell island that chartered the solomon trader bintan mining solomon islands ltd. has made no public statements in the wake of the spill. but mining ventures have a troubled history in rennell and bellona province.
west rennell landowners reject mp’s call to stop mining
west rennell landowners have rejected outright calls by their member of parliament to stop bauxite mining on the island saying his call “has no grounds to base his argument on”. in a statement issued last night the landowners said they had sighted two articles attributed to their mp calling for the mining operations to stop.
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solomon islands is a sovereign state consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in oceania lying to the east of papua new guinea and northwest of vanuatu and covering a land area of 28400 square kilometres (11000 sq mi).
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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 and the exhaustion of commercial forestry
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commercially viable bauxite deposits found on rennell
“that includes prime focus on the operations on most western end of the island mining to limit potential influences to the east rennell whs all mining pockets will be progressively rehabilitated and re-vegetated and environmental management plan will be formulated to take of all issues
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