Mar 06, 2015· Manjack Mining in Barbados MANJAK MINING IN BARBADOS. By, Sylvan Spooner. In light of the current global dependence on fossil fuel, this article looks briefly at one segment of this island's history of fossil fuel exploration as it examines, in brief, the history of manjak exploration on the island from 1894 to 1939.
The Jamaican mining and minerals industry has the advantage of being one of the leading minerals based economies in the Caribbean Single Market and Economy (CSME) and has an established history of mining and manufacturing. The industry is however weakened by its heavy dependence on bauxite and alumina and an increase of illegal quarrying.