Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's abrupt cancellation of an iron ore mining licence this week has raised concerns about a resurgence of resource nationalism across the continent. ... The National Minerals Agency ...

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163. Preference for Sierra Leone products. 164. Employment and training of Sierra Leone citizens. 165. Removal of minerals. 166. Preservation of samples and cores. 167. Discovery of precious minerals. 168. Unlawful possession of precious minerals. 169. Smuggling of precious minerals. 170. Miscellaneous offences. 171. Offences in relation to ...

Mining in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone was rich in diamonds which could be found in many of the streams and caves. When the British arrived, diamond mining became essential to the country's economy. Today diamonds are still the major resource of Sierra Leone (Brittanica). However, diamonds have caused wide-spread bloodshed which in turn caused Sierra Leone's modern ...

Sierra Leone | Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

The Agency was established in 2012, to ensure transparent and accountable management of the minerals sector, which builds investor confidence to make long-term investments. The ultimate objective is to ensure that all Sierra Leoneans derive maximum benefits from the country's mineral resources.

How the wealth from Sierra Leone's diamonds fails to ...

Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources, Sierra Leone (Sierra Leone) The National Minerals Agency (NMA) is a new, semi-autonomous government agency that was legally established with the passing of ...

Mining In Sierra Leone And Liberia

Aug 11, 2016· Therefore it was legitimate to expect that the Prosecutors of the SCSL would prosecute specifically the exploitation of Mineral Resources from the diamond mines in Sierra Leone and indict not only those who extracted and smuggled the diamonds out of Sierra Leone, but also those who sold them in Europe and made their fortune with them.

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Minerals Policy. And third, Sierra Leone's commitment to the African Mining Vision (AMV) adopted by all African Heads of States in 2009. The country's long-term development and transformation goals announced in the NEW DIRECTION manifesto are consistent with the AMV. Given that minerals are non-renewable resources, the goal for Sierra Leone ...

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All mineral resources, including gold and diamonds, belong to the State, and only the Government of Sierra Leone can issue mining and export licenses. The National Minerals Agency (NMA) can provide licenses for export, while the agency's Directorate of Precious Minerals Trading is responsible for Kimberly Process certification of diamonds.

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The updated website of the Ministry of Mines & Mineral Resources in Sierra Leone was designed to inform stakeholders about the mining and minerals sector in the country. This provides a much broader range of information more and presented a more attractive user friendly platform.

Sierra Leone Map and Satellite Image

Sierra Leone forms the central part of the sundered West African craton whose counterpart forms the Guyana Shield of northern South America. Three Archean to early Proterozoic thermotectonic events and the early Phanerozoic Pan-African orogeny preceded the breakup of the original craton in the early Jurassic by rift faulting and the intrusion of tholeiitic magmas to form new oceanic crust ...

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Some resource-rich areas may be near poorly controlled borders, such as the diamond mines in Sierra Leone and Liberia and the mining regions in the eastern DRC. Others are in difficult terrain, as ...

Sierra Leone's new direction

Iluka plans to increase production at Sierra Rutile from current levels of about 150,000 tonnes per annum to between 250,000 and 275,000 tonnes per annum over the coming years. This production increase encompasses a staged approach to several projects, including expansions at the existing operations of Lanti Dry and Gangama, as well as a ...

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Sierra Leone - Sierra Leone - Resources and power: Mineral resources are fairly well distributed and include diamonds, chromite, and reserves of rutile (titanium dioxide) that are among the world's largest. There are iron ore reserves, but these are no longer commercially mined. Other minerals include bauxite, columbite (a black mineral of iron, manganese, and niobium), gold, and platinum ...

The Geology, Mineral Resources of Sierra Leone and how the ...

To achieve this vision, countries rich in minerals like Sierra Leone need to get back to the fundamentals and rectify some of the contractual anomalies that continue to plague the management of the continent's natural resources – which is what President Bio and team are trying to do.

SIERRA LEONE MINISTRY OF MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES

In Sierra Leone, bauxite mining started in sixties and presently Sierra Minerals Holding Limited / VIMETCO is exporting more than 1.5 million tons of bauxite per annum. West Africa is known for its rich bauxite deposits in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Ghana. In Sierra Leone, bauxite mining started in sixties and presently Sierra Minerals Holding ...

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Nov 11, 2019· Liberia is bordered to the northwest by Sierra Leon, to the north by Guinea, and the east by Ivory Coast. It has a coastline along the Atlantic Ocean. Liberia was the first African republic to declare independence (1847) and is the first and the oldest modern republic in Africa. ... Liberia has rich mineral resources and mineral extraction has ...

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Aug 13, 2018· The dingdong affair between the iron ore miner SL Mining and the Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources continues unabated. The company, which is owned by the US-based Gerald Group, operates the Marampa Mines in Lunsar in northern Sierra Leone and was slammed a 21-day suspension for various alleged breaches, including contravening provisions of the Mines and Minerals …

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Feb 01, 2012· The launch of Sierra Leone's first online mining database in west Africa comes with a promise to increase transparency and accountability in the country's rich natural resource sector. "This ...

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Sierra Leone - Sierra Leone - Government and society: The constitution of 1971 made Sierra Leone a republic within the Commonwealth. Adoption of the constitution of 1978 created a one-party republic based on the All People's Congress; the head of state, or executive president, was elected by delegates of the All People's Congress, and there was a parliament.

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Mineral rights Sierra Leone. The Mineral and Mines Act 2009 (the "2009 Act") replaced the 1994 regime and brought in major changes to the way the mining sector is governed in Sierra Leone. It addressed several new issues which were not covered by the 1994 Act including health and safety, environmental protection and community development.

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May 23, 2018· Generally, though, Sierra Leone's wealth of natural resources – gold, iron ore, bauxite and rutile – has not translated into better living conditions for its people. In fact, the opposite ...

Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources – slminerals

Hon. Foday Rado Yokie is the current Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources of the Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone. He is a Seasoned Politician and an entrepreneur of high pedigree. He has served as a Member of Parliament of the Government of Sierra Leone from August 2007 to December 2017 for the Sierra Leone People`s Party ...

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The Agency was established in 2012, to ensure transparent and accountable management of the minerals sector, which builds investor confidence to make long-term investments. The ultimate objective is to ensure that all Sierra Leoneans derive maximum benefits from the country's mineral resources.

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Aug 13, 2018· The dingdong affair between the iron ore miner SL Mining and the Ministry of Mines and Mineral Resources continues unabated. The company, which is owned by the US-based Gerald Group, operates the Marampa Mines in Lunsar in northern Sierra Leone and was slammed a 21-day suspension for various alleged breaches, including contravening provisions of the Mines and Minerals …