House Commences Public Hearing OnBMMC’s Restated, Amended MDA

The House Joint Committee on Natural Resources and Concessions has officially commenced Public Hearing to review the restated and amended Mineral Development Agreement entered into between the Government of Liberian and the Bea Mountain Mining Corporation.

The public hearing, according to the House Press and Public Affairs, which began on Monday September 4, 2023, marks a significant step in ensuring transparency, accountability and public participation in the management of Liberia’s valuable mineral resources.

The House Joint Committee composed of members from Mines, Energy and Natural Resources, Investment and Concessions, Agriculture and Justice.

The Restated and Amended MDA between the Government of Liberia and Bea Mountain Mining Corporation is of great national importance, as it governs the terms and conditions of mineral exploration and exploitation in the country. It also outlines the responsibilities of parties involved including the sharing of benefits, environmental safeguards and social development commitments.

Addressing the hearing, the Chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Investments and Concessions, Atty. Molewuleh B. Gray said under the new 25 years agreement, the company is expected to make additional investments of five hundred and twenty million United States Dollars (US$520,000,000).

He stated that there are four areas under considerations that the company will focused beginning with as of this September Bea Mountain will make investment of US$70 million in what is considered as the leopard rock reserve at the Mount Timor Open Pit Mine, the company will make an investment of US$150 million in October of this year, at Nat Blama Mine, they will make another US$200 million by June of 2024.

The hearing was attended by the Bea Mountain General Manager, Reza Karimunyon, Mr. Debar Allen, Country Manager, Mine and Energy Minister Gester Murray, National Investment Commissioner, Molewuleh B. Gray, Acting Justice Minister Nyanati Tuan, representing the National Bureau of Concession, Diana Harris and Wilmot Yarssiah and the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) was represented by its Deputy Commissioner General for Technical Services, Gabriel Montgomery.

The Joint Committee Chairman, Clarence Massaquoi presiding over the hearing said, the House will do nothing to compromise the interest of the people and as such, the committee will scrutinize the MDA properly, involving the public participation including the community or county in which the concessionaires operate.

The committee has requested the following documents to aid their work. The company’s list of shipments for the past six months, technical and feasibility that informs the Mine and Energy Minister to sign unto said proposed agreement, usage of explosive at mine sites, clarity on number of Liberian citizens employed, the issues of local contents, overall performance report, among others.

The hearing which was hearted saw several lawmakers including Representatives Acarous Gray, Vincent Willie, Dixon Seboe, P. Mike Jurry, Johnson Gwaikolo, Rustonlyn S. Dennis all actively participating giving their inputs.

The Public Hearing will provide an opportunity for all stakeholders to express their views, concerns and recommendations regarding the MDA. It is expected that these hearings will help ensure that the agreement aligns with the best interest of the Liberian people and adheres international best practices in the mining sector.

The House Joint Committee encourages all stakeholders including civil society, community leaders, and concerned citizens to actively participate in these public hearings by submitting a written memoranda and attending the scheduled sessions. The inputs received will be carefully considered in the committee’s deliberations.

The hearing continues as the House Joint Committee to conducting a fair, transparent review of the Restated and Amended MDA, ensuring that Liberia’s mineral resources contribute to sustainable development, job creation and improved livelihood for all Liberians.

 

 

69 Comments
  1. Zvukiknig.cc says

    Hi there would you mind sharing which blog platform you’re using?
    I’m looking to start my own blog in the near future but I’m having a tough time deciding between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal.
    The reason I ask is because your design and style seems
    different then most blogs and I’m looking for something completely unique.
    P.S My apologies for getting off-topic but I had to ask! https://zvukiknig.cc/user/HunterDuquette3/

  2. This is very interesting, You’re a very skilled blogger.

    I have joined your rss feed and look forward to seeking more of your great post.
    Also, I’ve shared your site in my social networks! https://Rnma.xyz/boinc/view_profile.php?userid=983729

  3. Classifieds.Ocala-News.Com says

    I love what you guys are usually up too. This sort of clever work and reporting!
    Keep up the good works guys I’ve incorporated you guys to blogroll. https://classifieds.ocala-news.com/author/evebeckham

  4. diE-SeiTE.CoM says

    magnificent post, very informative. I ponder why
    the opposite experts of this sector do not understand this.
    You must continue your writing. I’m confident, you have a great readers’
    base already! http://Die-Seite.com/index.php?a=stats&u=opxpansy6568

  5. Avtpoligraf.Ru says

    Hello friends, its fantastic piece of writing about teachingand fully explained, keep it up all the time. http://avtpoligraf.ru/content/materiel-haubanage-des-arbre-7

  6. Xe.Ddiba.Com says

    I’m not that much of a online reader to be honest but your sites really nice, keep
    it up! I’ll go ahead and bookmark your website to come back later.
    Many thanks http://xe.ddiba.com/m_board/2088026

  7. situs slot luar negeri gacor says

    I visit day-to-day some blogs and information sites to read posts,
    however this weblog offers feature based posts.

  8. Https://Etownjunglists.Com/ says

    My brother suggested I may like this web site. He used to be entirely right.
    This publish truly made my day. You cann’t consider simply how so much time I had spent for this information! Thanks! https://Etownjunglists.com/index.php?action=profile;u=78064

  9. Steve says

    Right here is the right webpage for anyone who really wants
    to understand this topic. You realize a whole lot its
    almost hard to argue with you (not that I actually
    will need to…HaHa). You certainly put a new spin on a
    subject that’s been written about for years.
    Great stuff, just wonderful! https://Cbnxt.com/user/profile/1194

  10. I’m no longer certain where you’re getting your information, however great topic.
    I must spend some time studying much more or working out more.

    Thank you for magnificent info I was on the lookout for this info for
    my mission. https://porscheforsale.org/author/namcoupp45/

  11. avtpoligraf.ru says

    Exceptional post however I was wanting to know if you could write a litte more on this subject?
    I’d be very thankful if you could elaborate a little bit
    further. Kudos! http://avtpoligraf.ru/content/equipos-de-refrigeracion-en-medellin-la-clave-para-poder-mantener-tus-productos-frescos-14

  12. avtpoligraf.Ru says

    Hello friends, how is the whole thing, and what you would like to say concerning this post, in my view its really amazing for me. http://avtpoligraf.ru/content/overnight-backpacking-checklist-essential-gear-memorable-adventure-65

  13. cycling statistics says

    My programmer is trying to convince me to move to .net from PHP.
    I have always disliked the idea because of the costs.
    But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using Movable-type on a variety of
    websites for about a year and am concerned about switching to another platform.

    I have heard great things about blogengine.net. Is there
    a way I can transfer all my wordpress posts into
    it? Any help would be really appreciated!

  14. Nakliye says

    Excellent web site. Plenty of useful info here. I am sending it
    to a few buddies ans additionally sharing in delicious. And obviously, thank you for your effort!

  15. amazonmst.com says

    I’ll immediately seize your rss feed as I can not in finding your e-mail
    subscription link or e-newsletter service.

    Do you have any? Kindly permit me understand so
    that I may just subscribe. Thanks.

  16. best fast food salads says

    This is my first time pay a quick visit at here and i am really pleassant to read all at
    alone place.

  17. top gift ideas says

    Wow! In the end I got a webpage from where I know how to in fact take useful information regarding my study and knowledge.

  18. phone call says

    We stumbled over here from a different web address and thought I might check things out.
    I like what I see so now i’m following you. Look forward to exploring your web page yet again.

  19. Surya Gemilang says

    It’s difficult to find experienced people in this particular
    topic, but you sound like you know what you’re talking about!
    Thanks

  20. food videos for kids says

    It’s remarkable to visit this web page and reading the views of all friends regarding this piece of writing,
    while I am also zealous of getting experience.

  21. Son says

    My relatives every time say that I am killing my time here at
    web, except I know I am getting familiarity every day by
    reading thes pleasant posts.

  22. software akuntansi terbaik says

    Simply wish to say уour articⅼe is ɑs surрrising.
    The clarity in your post is just spectacular and i could assume you’re an expert on this
    ѕubject. Fine with your permiѕsion allow me to ցrab your ᎡSS feed to keep up to date with f᧐rthcoming post.
    Thanks a million ɑnd please carry on the enjoyable work.

  23. Ev tasima says

    If some one wishes expert view concerning blogging afterward i recommend him/her to visit
    this blog, Keep up the good work.

  24. follow bai viet says

    Đây là một trong cách tăng lượt thích bài
    bác viết đang được nhiều nhân viên triệu
    chứng minh.

  25. It’s very effortless to find out any topic on net
    as compared to textbooks, as I found this article at this site.

  26. I’m not sure exactly why but this website is loading incredibly slow for
    me. Is anyone else having this issue or is it a issue on my end?
    I’ll check back later and see if the problem still exists.

  27. ponteira furada a laser says

    Thanks for some other excellent post. Where else could anybody get that type of info in such an ideal approach of writing?
    I’ve a presentation next week, and I am on the look for
    such info.

  28. Rankatporto.Com says

    Nice post. I learn something totally new and challenging on sites I stumbleupon every day.

    It will always bbe exciting to read through content from other authors and practice a little
    something from other sites.

    Feel free to visit my site – Balance Of The AT Port Internshipp (Rankatporto.Com)

  29. Howdy! I could have sworn I’ve been to your blog before but after browsing through
    some of the posts I realized it’s new to me.
    Anyhow, I’m certainly happy I stumbled upon it and
    I’ll be book-marking it and checking back frequently!

  30. https://365khoedep.webflow.io/ says

    Hello there! Do you use Twitter? I’d like to follow
    you if that would be ok. I’m definitely enjoying your blog and look forward to new posts.

  31. vipdewa says

    Hey there! Quick question that’s entirely off topic.
    Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly?

    My blog looks weird when viewing from my apple iphone. I’m
    trying to find a theme or plugin that might be able to fix this problem.

    If you have any suggestions, please share. With thanks!

  32. I know this if off topic but I’m looking into starting
    my own weblog and was curious what all is needed to get setup?
    I’m assuming having a blog like yours would cost a pretty penny?
    I’m not very internet smart so I’m not 100% certain. Any suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank you

  33. Hey there! I simply want to offer you a big thumbs up for the
    excellent information you’ve got here on this post.
    I’ll be coming back to your website for more soon.

  34. cúng khai trương says

    DỊCH VỤ ĐẶT MÂM CÚNG TRỌN GÓI
    Đồ Cúng Tâm Phúc chuyên cung cấp “Dịch vụ Đồ cúng trọn gói” cho mọi gia
    đình và doanh nghiệp. Chúng tôi phục vụ quý khách với mong muốn mang lại
    sự hài lòng cho Quý khách bằng dịch vụ tiện ích, nhanh chóng, thức ăn ngon
    và vệ sinh an toàn thực phẩm. Bên cạnh đó, đội ngũ nhân viên của chúng tôi
    luôn tư vấn tận tâm, lịch sự, bày biện và hướng dẫn cúng chuyên nghiệp.
    Đồ
    cúng Tâm Phúc giao hàng tận nơi tại Tp.
    Hồ Chí Minh, Đồng Nai, Long An, Cần
    Thơ, Bà Rịa – Vũng Tàu.

  35. thanh lap cong ty gia re says

    Thầy Lê Xuân Thắng, 8 năm kinh nghiệm trong lĩnh vực Kế toán – Kiểm toán – Thuế.

    Tìm, phân loại và kiểm tra tính chất hợp lệ của những loại giấy tờ, chứng từ gốc; bảng cân đầu vào và đầu ra.
    Hàng tháng kế toán căn cứ vào bảng kế hoạch đó để chủ động chi phí cho doanh nghiệp, tránh tình trạng mất cân đối trong năm.
    Dịch vụ kế toán trọn gói Tphcm tháng 10 năm 2021.
    Công ty Dịch vụ kế toán trọn gói Tphcm với
    kinh nghiệm nhiều năm hoạt động sẽ mang lại dịch vụ uy tín nhất cho khách
    hàng. Nội dung gói dịch vụ kế toán thuế trọn gói tại quận 10 sẽ được thực hiện theo quy trình rõ ràng,
    có các bước liên kết nhau. ◐ Kế toán Lê Ánh có mối quan hệ tốt, hiểu rõ quy trình làm việc
    của các cơ quan Thuế, Bảo hiểm, Ngân hàng nên sẽ xử lý
    hiệu quả các công việc kế toán liên quan. Kế
    toán Lê Ánh cũng sẽ chịu trách nhiệm hoàn toàn về dịch vụ mà công ty cung cấp cho khách hàng.
    Đồng thời cùng DN trực tiếp tham gia vào quá trình
    quyết toán Thuế, giải trình với cơ quan Thuế về các
    vấn đề của doanh nghiệp, và sẽ chịu mọi trách nhiệm đối với những sai sót nếu có.

  36. penambah jam tayang youtube says

    Hey there! I realize this is kind of off-topic however I needed
    to ask. Does operating a well-established blog
    like yours take a lot of work? I’m brand new to blogging however I
    do write in my journal daily. I’d like to start
    a blog so I can share my experience and thoughts online.
    Please let me know if you have any kind of ideas or tips for brand new aspiring
    bloggers. Appreciate it!

  37. http://sansans-Auto.com says

    I’ve learn several just right stuff here. Definitely worth bookmarking for revisiting.I wonder how a lot attempt you set to create the sort off fantastic infodmative web site.

    my webpage … Motor Protection (http://sansans-Auto.com)

  38. nerf mit laserpointer says

    My spouse and I stumbled over here coming from a different web address and thought I should
    check things out. I like what I see so now i’m following you.
    Look forward to checking out your web page for a second time.

  39. Link Togel Terpercaya says

    On this introduction, I’ll cowl the rest oof the tools listed on the tool bar beginning with Dodge and Burn and methodrs to
    mke each work.

    my webpage :: Link Togel Terpercaya

  40. Virtual currency price says

    Piece of writing writing is also a excitement, if you be acquainted with then you can write or else it is difficult to write.

  41. Supplier Sayuran dan Buah says

    What’s up to all, how is the whole thing, I think every one is getting more from this web page, and your views are nice in support of
    new users.

  42. dich vu ke toan says

    Way cool! Some very valid points! I appreciate
    you writing this write-up plus the rest of the website
    is also very good.

  43. coaching philosophy says

    Everything is very open with a very clear explanation of the challenges.
    It was truly informative. Your site is very useful.
    Thanks for sharing!

  44. Hi, yup this article is really nice and I have learned lot of things from it on the topic of blogging.
    thanks.

  45. Это идеальное время для некоторых планов на будущее и это
    время быть счастливым.
    Я прочитал этот поднять и если бы я мог я хотел бы рекомендовать вам некоторых привлекательных
    вещей или советы. Может быть вы можете написать следующие статьи
    касающиеся этой статьи. Я хотел бы прочитать больше вещей примерно этом!

  46. 540nm laser pointer pen says

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts. I truly appreciate your efforts and I am waiting for your further write
    ups thank you once again.

  47. I constantly emailed this blog post page to all my friends,
    since if like to read it after that my contacts will too.

  48. main slot says

    І’m extremely pleased to disсoveг this website.
    I need to to thank you for your time just for this fantastic read!!
    I definitelу appreciated every little bit of it and i also have you
    bookmarked to check oսt new thingѕ іn үour web site.

  49. 타이마사지 says

    Hi there, I desire to subscribe for this webpage to obtain most recent updates, so where
    can i do it please help.

  50. Http://Ecovergraphicspro.com says

    This iss about A PROFESSIONAL BOOK COVER DESIGN (http://Ecovergraphicspro.com) topic that is near to my heart…
    Take care! Where aree your contact details though?

  51. pkv says

    halo apakah kalian tаu dikala ini ada situs yang ramai dibicarakan oleh banyak orang sebab hal
    iini ialah salah satu tiipe laman yang amat tak bagbus karena bukan cuma website inni menawarkan permainan yang sediit laman ini jiga meminta mіnimal yang taak bagus
    karena nya betul-betul banyak yang bermain ԁi dalam web
    ini padahal berdasarkan pribadi sangatlah tidzk pantas untuk dimainkan terutama ⅾi dalam halaman ini addalah web web yang
    sengaja memiliki bokep dalam simpananan mereka ԁі server bodong mereka.

    Αlso vjsit my homepaցе :: pkv

  52. https://chinhhang.webflow.io/ says

    Very good blog! Do you have any hints for aspiring writers?
    I’m planning to start my own site soon but I’m a little lost on everything.
    Would you suggest starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option?
    There are so many choices out there that I’m completely confused ..
    Any recommendations? Thank you!

  53. ico projects 2018 says

    I read this postt fully concerning the comparison of hottest and preceding
    technologies, it’s amazing article.

    Feel free to visit my web site :: ico projects 2018

  54. thanh lap cong ty gia re says

    Replus cung cấp dịch vụ văn phòng, phòng họp và
    thành lập công ty tại TPHCM. Khi sử dụng
    dịch vụ thành lập doanh nghiệp của Replus còn cung cấp thêm nhiều dịch vụ kế
    toán trọn gói với giá hợp lý trên thị trường.
    Sâu xa hơn, bà kỳ vọng tạo ra công nghệ chống não lão hóa và chế tạo
    một thiết bị có thể cải thiện tình trạng nhận thức của
    con người. Replus cung cấp tất cả các dịch vụ liên quan đến doanh nghiệp từ giấy tờ,
    hồ sơ, thủ tục được hoàn thiện một cách nhanh nhất.
    Kịch bản tổ chức lễ kỷ niệm ngày thành lập công
    ty là một sự kiện vô cùng đối với các doanh nghiệp lớn. Người đại diện theo pháp luật và các chức danh
    quan trọng. Ngoài ra, phải lên danh sách khách mời để chuẩn bị bàn ghế và tiệc ăn, lên danh
    sách nhân sự và phân bổ các khu vực quản lý nhân sự
    riêng lẻ nhưng vẫn phải phối hợp nhịp nhàng và thống nhất với nhau.
    Buổi lễ kỷ niệm ngày thành lập là dịp tri ân, đánh
    dấu, ôn lại và đánh giá những kết quả đạt được của công ty; tập đoàn trong thời gian vừa qua đồng thời cũng
    là thời gian mà ban lãnh đạo cùng toàn thể nhân viên có thể cùng nhau để bước vào một chặng đường phát
    triển mới; nhiều thách thức, nhiều thành
    công hơn trong thời gian tới.

  55. internet business says

    I carry on listening to the rumor talk about getting boundless
    online grant applications so I have been looking around for the top site to get one.
    Could you advise me please, where could i get some?

  56. matura2024 says

    Hi just wanted to give you a brief heads up and let you know a few of the images
    aren’t loading correctly. I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue.
    I’ve tried it in two different internet browsers and both
    show the same outcome.

  57. General contracting company says

    Hello, this weekend is pleasant designed for me, for the reason that this point in time i am
    reading this impressive informative paragraph here at my residence.

  58. buid a site says

    Oh my goodness! Awesome article dude! Thanks, However I am going through problems
    with your RSS. I don?t understand the reason why I cannot join it.
    Is there anybody having similar RSS problems? Anyone that knows
    the answer will you kindly respond? Thanx!!

  59. DBT Therapist says

    Hey there! I’ve been reading your website for a while now and finally got the bravery to go ahead and give
    you a shout out from Austin Texas! Just wanted to tell you keep up the fantastic work!

  60. Digital marketing company says

    Excellent article. I definitely love this site. Stick with it!

  61. reverse mortgage Fairfield says

    I was recommended this blog by my cousin. I’m not sure whether this post is written by him as
    no one else know such detailed about my problem. You’re incredible!
    Thanks!

  62. Paramus roofing Contractor says

    I’m not that much of a online reader to be honest but your sites really nice, keep it up!
    I’ll go ahead and bookmark your site to come back
    later on. All the best

  63. roofing paramus NJ says

    Very good post. I certainly appreciate this website. Stick with
    it!

  64. Https://Www.Indervalue.Com says

    I go to see every day some sites and information sites to read articles or
    reviews, however this website provides quality based articles.

  65. Mortgage Company says

    Hey would you mind letting me know which hosting
    company you’re utilizing? I’ve loaded your blog in 3 different
    browsers and I must say this blog loads
    a lot quicker then most. Can you suggest a good hosting provider at a reasonable price?

    Thanks a lot, I appreciate it!

  66. roofing contractor in paramus says

    I have read so many content about the blogger lovers except
    this piece of writing is really a good article, keep it
    up.

  67. Garden Landscapers says

    I got this site from my buddy who shared with me
    about this web page and now this time I am visiting this site and reading very informative articles or reviews at this place.

  68. Doing both aerobics and weight training is the optimum solhtion to lose
    more fats and achiev extra muscle.

    Also visit myy page; คาสิโนออนไลน์ที่เชื่อถือได้

  69. Residential Roofing says

    Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your weblog and wanted to say that I
    have really enjoyed surfing around your blog posts. In any case I’ll be subscribing
    to your rss feed and I hope you write again very
    soon!

Comments are closed.