Watisoni Butabua, 7th November, 2014, Fijivillage.com
Another 20 year land lease has been approved to XINFA Aurum Explorations Fiji Limited for a new bauxite mining site at Votua, Lekutu in Bua.
Mine Manager Basilio Vanuaca said 400,000 tonnes of bauxite is expected to be extracted from that piece of land which is 500 metres away from the current site at Nawailevu.
Vanuaca said the government has also extended their bauxite mining license.
Director Land Use Unit, Samuela Naicegucegu said $232,000 as premium money has been paid to the Mataqali Naita of Votua village in Lekutu, Bua. Read more.