PERMITS AND REPORTS APPROVED:
|Chinese Exploration report approved by MOLAR (Ministry of Lands and Resources)|
|Chinese Preliminary Feasibility Study completed by Changsha Non-Ferrous Mine Design Institute and approved by an expert panel|
|Project approved by the Gaoming County Government|
|Mining Area Permit approx. 0.79 kmē, defines mining limits of the Fuwan Silver Deposit, and restricts the use of this land to mining activities|
|The Soil and Water Conservation Plan was completed and approved|
|The Land Usage Permit approved by Gaoming Country, Foshan City and Guangdong provincial governments.
|The Geological Hazard Assessment completed and approved
|Mine Geological Environment Treatment Plan reviewed and approved by the
Environment Committee of China Geology Association
(Environmental Impact Assessment)
MSV engaged GNDI ("The Guangdong Nuclear Design Institute") to complete Chinese Regulatory EIA report.
Upon completion, a technical panel appointed by the Department of Environmental Protection Administration of Guangdong Province reviewed and in principle approved the regulatory EIA report, with certain comments, which MSV addressed, submitting a revised report for review and approval in December of 2010.
E.P.A. of China institutes new water regulations.
MSV engages GSGEM ("The General Station for Geo-Environmental Monitoring") to complete water monitoring study required to be completed by all applicants submitting an application for EIA approval
|January 2012||GSGEM completes required field work studies.|
MSV receives completed water regulation study report from GSGEM.
Reports conclude MSV compliant with new National Water Guidelines.
|Current||MSV completes revision of the EIA report.|
|Pending||MSV prepares to submit EIA to the Chinese EPA authority for approval|
Preliminary mine design near completion.
Completion will be upon receipt of approved EIA report (to include any requirements from approved report)
All other disclosure of a scientific or technical nature on this website was reviewed and approved by Thomas Wayne Spilsbury, an independent director of the Company, a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy CP (Geo) and a "qualified person", as defined in NI 43-101
For additional information regarding Permitting, or the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) application please see the December 31, 2012 MDA or click here