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What is the extent of foreign participation in mineral leases and mining claims on federal land?

United States. General Accounting Office

What is the extent of foreign participation in mineral leases and mining claims on federal land?

GAO analyzes three states : report to the chairman, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public lands -- United States.,
  • Mining leases -- Arizona.,
  • Mining leases -- Montana.,
  • Mining leases -- Utah.,
  • Mining claims -- Arizona.,
  • Mining claims -- Montana.,
  • Mining claims -- Utah.,
  • Investments, Foreign -- Arizona.,
  • Investments, Foreign -- Montana.,
  • Investments, Foreign -- Utah.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6, 34 p. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16243720M

    under Federal Grants/Cooperative Agreements and Cost Reimbursement Contracts (Rev. 7/15/14) Direct Costs are those costs which are allowed to be reimbursed under federal guidelines and which can be identified specifically with a particular award and accounted for File Size: KB. Records of the district mining engineer at McAlester, OK, including case files on mining in segregated Choctaw-Chickasaw land, ; agreements maintained by the oil and gas supervisor at New Orleans on leases of tideland areas, ; and regional records of the Branch of Connally Act Compliance, Conservation Division, (in Fort.

    The mining company stopped paying its taxes and was thereafter ordered to shut down by the federal government. d. The citizens moved out because of poor sanitary conditions, and the town is now a popular location for films. Subject to valid existing rights, the federal land located in the basin is withdrawn from: (1) all forms of entry, appropriation, or disposal under the public land laws; (2) location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and (3) disposition under all laws relating to mineral and geothermal leasing. A land conveyance is exempt from the.

    The BIA also predicted that strip mining and electrical power generation were likely to begin "in the forseeable future." The BIA underlined the fact, however, that mineral exploitation in the Black Mesa area hinged upon which tribe owned-and therefore had the legal capacity to lease-the mineral rights to the land. Attorney Boyden understood.   Acquisition (minerals): The procurement of the legal right to explore for and produce discovered minerals, if any, within a specific area; that legal right may be obtained by mineral lease, concession, or purchase of land and mineral rights or of mineral rights alone.


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What is the extent of foreign participation in mineral leases and mining claims on federal land? by United States. General Accounting Office Download PDF EPUB FB2

Foreiqn countries in mineral leases and mining claims on federal lands. For purposes of this report, foreign participation in a mineral lease means that at least 10 percent of a U.S.

corpora- tion, identified as holding 10 percent or more of a lease, is. GAO studied foreign activity in three states and found that about eleven percent of the mineral leases and about nine percent of the mining claims have some foreign participation. GAO estimated that the greatest extent of foreign activity in both areas was from Canada, which accounted for about one-half of the foreign activity in the lands that were studied.

Get this from a library. What is the extent of foreign participation in mineral leases and mining claims on Federal land?: GAO analyzes three states: report to the Chairman, Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives.

[United States. General Accounting Office.; United States. Congress. House. the U.S. mining industry. These mining operations include prospecting, exploration, development, production, mineral processing, environmental restoration and reclamation, and marketing of mineral products.

An ore is a mineral or combination of minerals from which useful substances, such as metals, can be economically recovered.

Understanding the SEC’s New Mining Disclosure Rules: Questions and Answers. Identify pre-mining land uses. Assess requirements for baseline studies. Assume post-mining land uses. Assume tailings disposal, reclamation, and mitigation plans. of the titles, claims, concessions, mineral rights, leases or options under which the registrant.

Discovery of a valuable mineral deposit, as defined under federal law, is essential to the validity of an unpatented mining claim and is required on each mining claim individually. The location is made as a lode claim for mineral deposits found as veins or rock in place, or as a placer claim for other deposits.

A mining lease is a longer term and more secure form of tenure than a mineral claim. Mining leases permit full exploitation of the resource (subject to obtaining other required permits and authorisations for mining activities) and, depending on the jurisdiction, generally have a term of 10 to 30 years and provide that rent is payable annually.

Background to Mining Law of Canada 2. Structure of the book 3. Federal, provincial, and territorial jurisdiction 4.

Jurisdiction on Aboriginal lands and emerging issues on Aboriginal jurisdiction 5. Legal reforms and the mining industry CHAPTER 2: MINING AND COMMUNITIES 1.

Introduction 2. Constitutionalized Aboriginal and treaty rights in. The Jabiluka and Ranger mineral leases cut across country containing the dreaming tracks of the Mirrar. Mining in the area ceased on the election of the Hawke Labor Government in (under the restrictions of the "two mine" uranium policy), but interest in mining was resumed with the election of the Howard Liberal Government.

PwC Corporate income taxes, mining royalties and other mining taxes— update 3 as “ring fencing”. The Ghana government, in the Budget Statement, proposed an increase to the corporate income tax rate from 25% to 35% and an additional tax of 10% on mining companies.

Ghana’s proposed tax increases are likely to take. Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the Earth, usually from an ore body, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposits form a mineralized package that is of economic interest to the miner.

Ores recovered by mining include metals, coal, oil shale, gemstones, limestone, chalk, dimension stone, rock salt, potash, gravel, and clay. Concessions rather that direct participation The oil and gas regime in Canada is concession-based and the Crown does not normally co-own or directly participate in oil and gas projects.

The owner of the mineral rights, whether the Crown or the owners of freehold estates, will typically grant a company a lease that gives the lessee the rightFile Size: KB. A landowner generally owns what is known as a "fee interest," which consists of the ownership of both surface and mineral rights.

The landowner can sell or lease all or any part of the land or minerals. A lease agreement usually provides for a cash consideration, or bonus, and a royalty to be paid to the landowner.

Mineral patents This pamphlet also provides a brief introduction of the BLM Mining Law Administration Program’s responsibilities on federal lands administered by the BLM. The program involves mining claim recordation, annual maintenance (annual assessment work or annual fees), mineral patents, and surface management.

To understand the extent of the BEE obligations for South Africa’s mining industry, regard must also be had to the Implementation Guidelines for the Broad-Based Socio-Economic Empowerment Charter for the Mining and Minerals Industry, (Guidelines), which the Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy (Minister) published on 19 December   Leases are usually for 21 years or longer with an opportunity to renew if mining activity is occurring or if it can be shown that the lessee is committed to developing the mineral potential on the.

(a) the oil, gas, and other mineral leases described on Exhibit A (the “Leases”) together with the lands covered thereby or pooled, communitized, or unitized therewith (the “Lands”), but the Leases and Lands are limited to and include therein only the Assigned Interval; (b) equal rights with Sellers to the right of ingress and egress and use of the surface of the lands covered by the.

2 ———— Federal Land Policy and Management Act of the public lands including implementation of the Mining and Minerals Policy Act of (84 Stat.30 U.S.C. 21a) as it pertains to the public lands; and (13) the Federal Government should, on a basis equitable to both the Federal.

An overview of legal and practical considerations surrounding mining rights and title in USA, including the extent of state control, renewal and transfer of licences, and protection of rights.

The United States also crafted its own Mineral Leasing Act, which excluded from oil leases on federal land any citizen whose country’s laws denied such privileges to American : Stephen G. Gross. (Record Group 49) (bulk ) OVERVIEW OF RECORDS LOCATIONS Table of Contents ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY GENERAL RECORDS OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE AND THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT Correspondence Records relating to lands administration Other records RECORDS OF OPERATING DIVISIONS OF THE GENERAL LAND .Mineral rights are property rights to exploit an area for the minerals it harbors.

Mineral rights can be separate from property ownership. Mineral rights can refer to sedentary minerals that do not move below the Earth's surface or fluid minerals such as oil or natural gas. There are three major types of mineral property; unified estate, severed or split estate, and fractional ownership of minerals.

The federal Mineral Lands Leasing Act allows mineral lands owned by the federal government to be leased only to U.S. citizens and to corporations organized in the U.S. The latter may be foreign-owned, but in general a greater than 10% foreign ownership is allowed only to the extent the foreign owner’s country grants similar rights to U.S Author: Marvin Goldman.