Audit Reports – Minerals

EI Value Chain

1 – Legal Framework

DescriptionThemeCountryYearLanguage
Federal Land Management: The Mining Law of 1872 Needs RevisionPerformanceU.S.A1989English
Natural Resources and Environment: Mining Law Reform and Balanced Resource ManagementPerformanceU.S.A1978English

2 – Surveying and Data Management

DescriptionThemeCountryYearLanguage
Rare Earth Minerals in the Defense Supply ChainPerformanceU.S.A2010English
Strategic and Critical Minerals and Materials, Statement Before the Subcommittee on Energy and Minerals Resources of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural ResourcesPerformanceU.S.A1982English
Actions Needed to Promote a Stable Supply of Strategic and Critical Minerals and MaterialsPerformanceU.S.A1982English

3 – Award of contracts and licenses

DescriptionThemeCountryYearLanguage
Coal Leasing: BLM Could Enhance Appraisal Process, More Explicitly Consider Coal Exports, and Provide More Public InformationPerformanceU.S.A2014English

4 – Monitoring of Operations

DescriptionThemeCountryYearLanguage
Hardrock Mining: BLM Needs to Revise Its Systems for Assessing the Adequacy of Financial AssurancesPerformanceU.S.A2012English
Hardrock Mining: BLM Needs to Better Manage Financial Assurances to Guarantee Coverage of Reclamation CostsPerformanceU.S.A2005English
Uranium Mining: Opportunities Exist to Improve Oversight of Financial AssurancesPerformanceU.S.A2012English
Phosphate Mining: Oversight Has Strengthened, but Financial Assurances and Coordination Still Need ImprovementPerformanceU.S.A2012English
Summary of the audit report about phosphate carried out by SAI Morroco SAI-French VersionSummary of the audit report about phosphate carried out by SAI Morroco SAI-Arabic VersionPerformanceMorocco2019French and Arabic

5 – Collection of Revenue

DescriptionThemeCountryYearLanguage
Comprehensive Financial audit of revenues on the oil and mineral sectorFinancial, ComplianceNiger 2010French
Coal Mining RoyaltiesPerformanceAustralia2010English
Mineral Resources: Mineral Volume, Value, and RevenuePerformanceU.S.A2013English
Hardrock Mining: Information on State Royalties and Trends in Mineral Imports and ExportsPerformanceU.S.A2008English
Mineral Royalties: Royalties in the Western States and in Major Mineral-Producing CountriesPerformanceU.S.A1993English

6 – Revenue Management and Allocation

DescriptionThemeCountryYearLanguage
Comprehensive Financial audit of revenues on the oil and mineral sectorFinancial, ComplianceNiger 2010French
Bureau of Land Management: Improvements Needed in Internal Controls of Mining Law Administration Program FundsPerformanceU.S.A2015English

7 – Implementation of Sustainable Policies

DescriptionThemeCountryYearLanguage
National arrangement of mining mineral resources used in constructionPerformanceEstonia2009English
Hazardous Waste: Agencies Should Take Steps to Improve Information on USDA’s and Interior’s Potentially Contaminated SitesPerformanceU.S.A2015English
Uranium Contamination: Overall Scope, Time Frame, and Cost Information Is Needed for Contamination Cleanup on the Navajo ReservationPerformanceU.S.A2014English
Hardrock Mining: Information on Abandoned Mines and Value and Coverage of Financial Assurances on BLM LandPerformanceU.S.A2008English
Environmental Liabilities: Hardrock mining Cleanup ObligationsPerformanceU.S.A2006English
Environmental Liabilities: EPA Should Do More to Ensure That Liable Parties Meet Their Cleanup ObligationsPerformanceU.S.A2005English
Results of Specialized Audit and Control Works on State Policy in Natural Resources Utilization and Investment to Sustain National Economy Arabic | EnglishPerformanceIraq2019Arabic & English