The Namosi Joint Venture (NJV) is a group of three companies who have come together to explore for and potentially mine mineral resources in the Namosi and Naitasiri provinces.
The NJV has been granted a Special Prospecting Licence (SPL 1420) by the Fiji Government to explore for minerals in the Namosi region, approximately 30 kilometres west of Suva. The licence area is primarily in Namosi and Naitasiri Provinces.
The NJV is made up of:
Newcrest Mining Limited (70.75%) â€“ A leading gold producer in Australia, the Pacific and Asia
Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (27.25%) â€“ A Japanese materials company with world-wide activities
Nittetsu Mining Co. Ltd (2%) â€“ Japanese materials company with world-wide activities.
Newcrest is the operator and manager of the NJV.