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Government of Jamaica

Jamaica Mineral Information System Maps

21-03-2019

Jamaica Mineral Information System Maps

This is an interactive web map, designed to catalog and disseminate geological data about mineral resources in Jamaica. The mineral information web map was implemented as a return to work project, arising from the Geodata Digitization and Mapping of Development Minerals workshop organized by the ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme, in December 2017. Using the map tool, users can zoom in to obtain information from the Mines and Geology Division on mineral distribution, quality, quantity, and accessibility via transport infrastructure. The information presented is free to the public and is the basis from which further research can be done. Click the link for access"...

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Evaluation of High Grade Limestone Deposits

18-02-2013

Evaluation of High Grade Limestone Deposits

EVALUATION OF HIGH GRADE LIMESTONE DEPOSITS (2011- present) Select deposits of High Purity Limestone are being evaluated in a bid to quantify this available resource and also to determine their trace metal components specifically as it relates to their application in food products.

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Hillside Development Manual

15-09-2014

Hillside Development Manual

The Hillside Development Manual for Jamaica began its journey in November 2008, when it became apparent that a hillside policy was needed for Jacks Hill, St. Andrew to guide development in that area.

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Laboratory Services

12-11-2012

Laboratory Services

The Laboratory provides a range of Analytical Services including engineering testing, environmental testing, geochemical as well as health related testing. These tests are provided for certification, qualityappraisal, quality control, export purposes and research.

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Guide to Quarry Licence

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MGD Quarries Control (Amendment) Act 2015 Fact Sheet

The Quarries Control (Amendment) Act 2015 came into effect on the 26th day of June, 2015. The Act introduces new provisions regarding fines and offences, buffer zone, quality control and fitness for purpose, chain of custody, transfer of licence and quarry management.

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