Goldak Airborne Surveys in controversy in occupied Western Sahara

The Canadian company undertook a airborne study of occupied Western Sahara on behalf of the occupying power.

Published 31 July 2016

In its 2012 annual report, ONHYM notes the following regarding the Canadian Metalex's mineral exploration in occupied Western Sahara: 

"Airborne geophysical survey, magnetic and spectroradiometry, conducted by the Canadian company Goldak Airborne Ltd. Processing and interpretation of the airborne survey results Geological control of airborne anomalies. A total of 428 samples were collected. Partial results of samples collected at certain anomalies are encouraging."

Goldak's physical presence in Dakhla in 2012 was documented here

Goldak is based in Saskatoon, Canada. 
 

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