The Mines Division’s Economic Geology Section is the MMERE’s investment opportunities promoter and is the Section within the Ministry that is responsible for carrying out the function of promoting Solomon Islands as a viable investment destination for companies involved in the mining sector. The Section carries out this role by working closely with the Mines Division’s Tenement Section to promote and facilitate access to statistics, reports and maps produced by the Geological Survey Division’s GIS, Publication & Technical Reports Section. These statistics, reports and maps include geo-statistical evaluations, mineral exploration data, mineral occurrence maps, tenement maps, exploration company reports and scientific reports. 

Furthermore, the Section also plays an active role in raising awareness about the roles and responsibilities of the Ministry to investors and about the laws that regulate Solomon Islands mining sector.

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pdf Mines and Minerals Act (369 KB)