|Project Details||-Estimated capacity to produce 50 tonnes of gold in 12 years of operation.|
-The project is expected to generate 2,100 direct jobs in the deployment phase, and 526 in the operational phase.
-Over the 12 years, the company must pay more than R $ 60 million in mining royalties to the state - almost R $ 5 million per year. The amount paid in taxes should be even higher: about R $ 130 million for the country, state and municipality during the installation period, and then R $ 55 million per year. (100 R$ is around 30 US$ in March 2017)
-The project also provides for the construction of a tailings dam.
|Project Area (in hectares)||1400|
|Level of Investment (in USD)||380.077.000,00|
|Type of Population||Rural|
|Potential Affected Population||around 5000 |
|Company Names or State Enterprises||Belo Sun Mining Corporation from Canada - Owner|
Belo Sun Mineração Ltda from Brazil - Subsidiary
|Relevant government actors||Secretaria de Meio Ambiente e Sustentabilidade do Pará (Semas); Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis (Ibama);Departamento Nacional de Produção Mineral (DNPM);Conselho Estadual de Meio Ambiente (Coema); Ministério Público Federal (MPF);|
|International and Financial Institutions||Forbes & Manhattan Inc from Canada - owner of Belo Sun Mining Co.|
|Environmental justice organisations and other supporters||EJos: Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens (MAB);Instituto Socioambiental (ISA);|
Supporters: State of Pará Ombudsman (Defensor Publico), National Council of Human Rights; Amazon Watch;International Rivers.