Fiji Mining News

Lion One Metals Limited: drilling commences at Tuvatu Gold project, Fiji

The project is expected to run for three months and consists of a combination of infill and step out holes, totaling 5,000 meters of diamond drilling near Nadi on the island of Viti Levu in Fiji.

Two more sites for Fiji bauxite mining

Villagers of Nawailevu in Bua have benefitted from the bauxite mining which is planned for two more districts in Bua.

Bauxite mine generates income for many in Fiji

APART from being an employment provider for most people in the Northern Division, the bauxite mine in Bua also generated farming ideas for villagers.

Fiji opens third mine, now has one bauxite and two gold producers

Radio Fiji reports the island's Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama opened the Bua bauxite mine at Nawailevu in Bua province on Tuesday. Mining and exporting work at the mine is expected to commence straight after the opening of the mine today. Nawailevu will be Fiji's first bauxite mine and will become the third operating mine in Fiji. The other two are the Vatukoula and the Wainivesi gold mines.

Canadian Zinc junior reports $5.3 million loss

Junior zinc producer Canadian Zinc (TSE:CZN) reported a $5.3 million loss in the third quarter, which it attributed to higher exploration expenses and losses in the value of its shares in a Fijian mine.

Lion One Announces Gold Porphyry Exploration Work Program for 2012 Tuvatu Gold Project, Fiji

Lion One Metals Limited (TSX VENTURE:LIO)(FRANKFURT:LY1) (the"Company") is pleased to announce 2012 work plans for its Tuvatu gold project ("Tuvatu") on the island of Viti Levu in Fiji. Highlights of the 2011 work program were the discoveries of additional high grade surface stockwork zones, and confirmation of sufficient porphyry-style mineralization in drill core samples (see news releases dated March 22, May 27, and July 20, 2011) for the Company to justify commencing a work program to quantify the disseminated gold porphyry mineralization in addition to the currently known higher-grade epithermal resource.

Fiji copper mine joint venture to spend $1.2 million

The copper mining project that is intended to begin in Namosi next year will inject approximately FJ$2 billion [US$1,161,770,000] into Fiji’s economy.