Mineral Prospecting Licence applications KDRA2/22 and KDRA3/22

Consultation opened on 06 June 2022. Closing date 28 August 2022.


In exercise of its powers under Section 11 of the Mineral Development Act (Northern Ireland) 1969, the Department for the Economy is consulting on its intention to grant two Mineral Prospecting Licences in Counties Tyrone and Fermanagh to Karelian Diamond Resources Plc.


Consultation description

Provided that the other required permissions are obtained, the Mineral Prospecting Licences will permit the company to explore for base metals.

These new licences are not related to the exploration of gold or silver which are outside the remit of the Department for the Economy.

More general information relating to mineral prospecting can be found at minerals and petroleum publications.

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