Mining firms call on Madagascan government to speed up permit process
Published: Wednesday, 02 September 2015
The African island nation is currently making plans to develop a new mining code. However, mining explorers are urging the government to unlock its mining potential by cutting red tape and expediting the permitting process.
Industrial mineral companies, such as
Australian-headquartered Austral Resources and India-based
Tirupati Carbons and Chemicals Ltd, are calling on the
Madagascan government to speed up the mining permitting process
in order to help the development of new mining operations.
Madagascar is home to a numerous industrial mineral deposits
including graphite, gypsum, ilmenite,...