HOW MUCH IS DERIVED FROM MINING OF PRISTINE SAND?

QUESTION OF THE DAY

HOW MUCH IS DERIVED FROM MINING OF PRISTINE SAND?

What the annual total tonnage mined and how much is earned from mining pristine sand in Kartong and Sambuya Village in Kombo South District?

How many companies are involved and what are their names? What is the total revenue derived by government from this venture? Where else is mining taking place in the country?

The area used as horticultural garden, locally called ‘Nako’, by some of the village women has been completely taken over and is being mined. The palm trees and palm fronds that dotted the once beautiful landscape have mostly been uprooted to give way to further mining activities. Has the National Environment Agency conducted any environmental impact assessment and if so what are its recommendations?

Alhamdulilai Petroleum Mineral Company Limited is in charge of the operations in Sambuya. Who is the principal shareholder of this company and how much tax revenue is derived from it?

Upon mining the white sand for building construction works, mining the black sand or elminite will commence. Does this mean that the company derives double revenue from mining the white sand and then mining elminite?