The Mineral Resource Authority has been given approval byWorld Bank to develop a fully integrated web-based mineral tenement management system.
This improverment will ensure a more rapid process and elevate MRA intothe top tier of destinations for mineral explorers.
The current system based on hard copy applications is seen as out-dated and slow.
The mining industry will now embark on real time access to mining tenure process including digital reporting of exploration and mining activities.
Spatial Dimension South Africa Limited isthe consultant company to deliver this solution.
The FlexiCadastre system will allow online management of all mining tenure in PNG
Officer in Charge of Mineral Resource Authority Roger Gunson saidthe system would allow for more effective and timely administration of mineral tenements.
This includes statutory reporting, provision of exploration and production of data and compliance support.
The digit’sed system is not only modern but sustainable that would assist in promotin PNG as a mining destination of choice.