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Enforce the "use-it-or-lose-it" principle in order to curb speculative hoarding of mining claims and make mineral deposits available to serious miners, including local entrepreneurs.

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Initiation of phase 1 of "use-it-or-lose-it' principle



July 24, 2020

Under the use-it-or-lose-it policy, 213 mining concessions will be repossessed in the first phase while 21 000 hectares of mining land have been reclaimed following failure by owners to pay inspection fees. A full statement on the mining concessions and how they will be distributed would be released in September and October 2020.

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