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300 nouveaux gisements de minerais découverts au Cameroun

APAnews | Trois cent nouveaux gisements de minerais ont été découverts au Cameroun au cours de ces cinq dernières années, selon les données obtenues vendredi auprès du Programme de renforcement des capacités dans le secteur minier (PRECASEM).

Financées à hauteur de 34,8 milliards de FCFA par la Banque mondiale (BM), ces études ont été menées dans cinq des dis régions du pays, en l’occurrence, l’Adamaoua, le Centre, l’Est, le Nord et l’Ouest.

Au terme de cinq années d’exploration, les 1800 échantillons prélevées à partir des roches et des sols ont permis d’identifier 300 sites portants de nombreux minerais, entre autres, l’or, le zinc, le nickel, le manganèse, l’uranium, le rutile.

Ces nouvelles découvertes, expliquent les experts du ministère des Mines, de l’Industrie et du Développement technologique, vont accroître le potentiel minier du sol camerounais connu jusque-là à 40%.

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5 comments

  1. And so any opposition to the old leadership, must be ruthlessly crushed, so they can have
    an everlasting ownership. The freedom of the past, has automatically, become a right.
    Any calls for equal sharing of the resources, so that the masses can have some breather,
    is seen as foreign interferance.
    So how can the gabbage mountains disappear, clean drinking water, farm roads etc etc
    be given to the people?

  2. Giving companies obligations to allow local populations ( of up to 5 times their concession area with collection points to cover that outskirting area ) the freedom to collect ( its Cameroonian at the end of the day)and process waste materials ( certified as none toxic before release by the company )for. Building and private or communal road purposes in those areas for 60% of it and national for the rest ,would indirectly benefit everyone,create a lot of self employment and be ecologically exemplary instead of covering anything and everything with cement and paint ..Gold mining rights should be artisanal a strictly for locals only .with close monitoring to avoid pollution and unsafe practices.

  3. Vraiment de quoi abolir toute forme de pauvreté au Cameroun. qu’une politique d’exploitation mettant en avant les compétences nationales et locales soit développée. que les riverains soient les premiers bénéficiaire, et que la transformation soit totalement locale.

  4. 60% of these new minerals have been geo-located in the Northern Zone. We must sophisticate our bomb loads and bomb making techniques to prevent these parasitic occupiers and their french masters from delving into our resources. Biya and France you are all wasting your time. Pack and leave Ambaland! It is homeland or dead!

    • @L’enemie,

      that would be owned by bamis. You wanted Southern zone, man no run.

      The whole of CMR has something underneath.

      Under a federal system, you will be shocked finding yourself relocating from Pinyin to Mbounda to work in mines…

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