$2m in mineral royalties given to landowners

An aerial view of the Vatukoula Gold Mine outside Tavua. Picture: VGML

UNDER the Fair Share of Mineral Royalties Act 2018, $2 million has been given to landowners — Vatukoula, Nasogo, Naibulu and Nawailio — last year, says Mineral Resource Department acting chief environment officer Sereima Koli. She reminded the landowners that 80 per cent of the royalties was owned by the landowners and 20 per cent was owned by the Government. “This […]

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