Sand Mining in Grenada, Video

Sand barges in the Carribean waters, Grenadines. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


St. Andrew residents are voicing concerns about the spate of sand mining taking place on a community beach. The men, one a culture ambassador, called in the media to witness excavators removing sand from the beach.

MTV News was informed by the operator of the machine that the operation was being conducted by Gravel and Concrete…

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Pushing Grenada Backwards With Beach Sand Mining; Grenada Forum (06-21-2013)

Sand mining returning to Grenada, NewsToday, Grenada
Grenada’s two months old New National Party (NNP) administration of Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell will turn to beach sand mining on the island in an effort to boost the local construction industry. The mining of local beach sand was halted in January 2009 by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) administration of Prime Minister Tillman Thomas…