Premier Minerals Limited (PML) is the pioneer in the mineral sands sector of Bangladesh. PML lodged applications for exploration licenses
in potential areas the coastal belts, chars in the Bay of Bengal, the rivers of the
Padma (Ganges), the Brahmaputra, the Jamuna, and the Meghna that includes its tributaries as well as its confluences.
About Mineral Sands
Mostly used for the production of Industrial minerals, on a global scale, mineral sands are of crucial economic importance as non-metallic and metallic raw materials alike. Concentrations of relatively heavy minerals which have accumulated as a result of natural processes can be found in Bangladesh.
Most exploration and mining projects produce impacts on or changes in the state of natural environment, of which some are positive and some are negative. The description of the environmental factors/baseline data is an integral part of an environmental impact study. Baseline data on environment is important to...