Bauxite shipments benefit villagers

The barge, used to carry bauxite to the mother ship, now docked at the jetty in Navakasiga, Bua. Picture SERAFINA SILAITOGA

BAUXITE mining has raked in a gross value of $58.9 million from 26 exported shipments since 2012. Land and Mineral Resources Ministry permanent secretary Malakai Finau said 22 shipments were from Nawailevu mine and four from the (Naibulu) Dreketi mine. A team from this newspaper visited the area of bauxite operations in Bua and noticed […]

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