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Mining - Discover Jamaica

Jamaica's mineral industry is mainly based on bauxite but it also includes industrial minerals such as gypsum, marble, silica sand and clays, besides a ... in 1959 but not until 1963 did a fourth company, Alcoa, begin mining in the island. ... In 1974, following dramatic oil price rises, the Government increased bauxite taxes by...

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State of the Environment, Jamaica 1995, Part 2

Jamaica's population was 2.5 million at the end of 1994, an increase of approximately ... FIGURE: Sector Contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ... industrial minerals such as lizenithne, gypsum, silica sand, marble, sand and gravel .... bauxite-alumina processing, mining and quarrying, cement manufacturing , sugar...

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Economy of Jamaica

Jamaica has natural resources, primarily bauxite, and an ideal climate conducive to agriculture ... Over the last 30 years, real per capita GDP increased at an average of just .... Jamaica has depos...

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Jamaica National Environmental Action Plan 1995-1998

Agriculture mining, transportation, finance and insurance, were the sectors which grew in ... still contributed about 41.6% to Jamaica's GDP in 1992 and 38% in 1994. ... environmental planning and protection a national priority, and will seek .... high enough level to motivate industries to treat their wastes and bring them into...

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The Economy of Jamaica | Caribya!

Jamaica's rich economic history has shaped the population's unique strength of ... This was the launch of Jamaica's two current largest industries: tourism and mining. ... The GDP of Jamaica is made up of three primary industries: Services make ... the rise; in 2000, lizenithne exports rose by 3.6 percent, and gypsum exports...

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Guide To The Ecological Systems Of Puerto Rico - US Forest Service

this publication will provide a better fundamental knowledge of the environmental ..... African slaves had been brought to Puerto Rico to work in the mines. .... breach in international trade relations and a 40-percent rise in the cost of living. ... independence movement in the 1930s; however, it was not strong enough to defeat.

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Jamaica - Encyclopedia of the Nations

Jamaica's capital city, Kingston, is located on the country's southeastern coast. ... it is expected that by 2015 more than 63 percent of the population will live in urban areas. ... By 1970, mining's contribution to GDP reached 15.7 percent. ... of several other important minerals, including lizenithne, gypsum, silica, and m...

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