Arafura Sea

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a part of the western Pacific Ocean to the north of Australia and to the south of New Guinea and the eastern islands of Indonesia

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The permit lies in the Money Shoals Basin, a relatively undeformed Jurassic to Cainozoic sequence that unconformably overlies the mainly Paleozoic rocks of the Arafura Basin.
The potential of teri fish in the Arafura Sea, and South China Sea is not yet fully exploited.
In compliance with the Indonesian government's guidelines, our fishing vessels operating in the Arafura Sea of Indonesia maintained minimum level of operation, which resulted in significant decreases in our harvest volume and sales during the quarter.
The region does not have many modern facilities, Arafura where the company has its base is isolated, even fresh water has to be brought in from Surabaya.
It covered Laramide's 100 % owned Westmoreland Project, plus joint venture areas with Arafura Resources, (ASX symbol ARU, www.
Arafura Resources Limited (ASX:ARU) announced a share placement of 75 million shares at A$1.
The joint venture agreements are with Hartz Range Resources, a private Australian company, and Arafura Resources a publicly listed Australian explorer and Laramide will be signatories to the existing AAPA (Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority) Sacred Site clearance certificate for the area covered by The Hartz Range Joint Venture.
Nasdaq: PME), ("Pingtan," or the "Company") a global fishing company based in the People's Republic of China (PRC), today announced that its fishing vessels operating within the Arafura Sea of Indonesia have been impacted due to a number of measures enacted by the Indonesia government to combat ongoing illegal fishing activities.
Sydney, Australia, Sep 13, 2010 - (ABN Newswire) - Australian rare earths company Arafura Resources Limited (ASX:ARU) has successful produced commercial quality separated Rare Earth Oxides (REO).
Laramide has entered into a heads of agreement with Arafura Resources NL, a publicly listed Australian company (ASX:ARU) pursuant to which the Company can farm-in to Arafura's granted exploration license EL23573, Lagoon Creek, in the Northern Territory, approximately 380 kilometres NNW of Mt Isa.
Among the 129 fishing vessels, 117 of these vessels are operating in the Arafura Sea in Indonesia, and the remaining 12 vessels are operating in the Bay of Bengal in India.
The offshore North Arafura Block was awarded to BP Exploration Indonesia, a unit of BP.
Sydney, Australia, July 27, 2010 - (ABN Newswire) - Australia-based mineral explorer Arafura Resources Limited (ASX:ARU) said based on latest rare earths prices published by Metal Pages, average valuation for rare earths from its Nolan project has increased 100 per cent to US$22.
When Jonpol earns its interest, the equity in the project will be Indomin 45 percent, Jonpol 45 percent, PT Arafura Dinamika Mining (PTADM) 10 percent.
M&A News Arafura Resources (ASX:ARU) investors have approved East China Mineral Exploration & Development Bureau's to increase the Chinese party's stake in the rare earths explorer to 24.