Fiji Ministry clarifies on bauxite mining processes — Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

Fiji government tries to claim consent to mining from two chiefs is equivalent to free prior informed consent from ALL the landholders… Luke Rawalai | The Fiji Times | August 28, 2016 BAUXITE has only been mined at Nawailevu and Naibulu and chiefs from both areas have consented to the project, says Ministry of Land’s deputy […]

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Bougainville’s Me’ekamui dismiss Rio share spat – Full Transcript — Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

Dateline Pacific | Radio New Zealand | 26 August 2016 The leader of Bougainville’s Me’ekamui rebel group, Chris Uma, says the spat over shares in Bougainville Copper Ltd, BCL, is of no consequence. There has been a war of words between the governments of Papua New Guinea and Bougainville after multi national miner, Rio Tinto, […]

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Another environmental disaster for Australia’s world class mining industry — Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

Pump crews work at abandoned silver mine to keep toxic spill out of Murray-Darling Basin Mark Willacy | ABC News | 25 August 2016 Queensland Government officials have taken emergency action to stop massive mine storage ponds on the Queensland-New South Wales border discharging heavy metals into the Murray-Darling system, the ABC can reveal. Heavy […]

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Harmony and Newcrest submit application for Wafi-Golpu mining lease — Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

Allan Seccombe | Business Day Live | 25 August 2016 HARMONY Gold and its Australian partner Newcrest Mining have submitted an application for a special mining lease for its copper and gold Wafi-Golpu project in Papua New Guinea. Harmony and Newcrest are equal partners in the Golpu deposit, which has a resource of 824-million tonnes […]

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Fiji: Chinese to finance Tuvatu gold mine — Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

China’s largest iron ore miner, Ansteel Group, to finance the Tuvatu gold mine Lion One Announces MOU for EPC Contract and Vendor Financing with Ansteel-CapitalAsia for Construction of the Tuvatu Gold Project Lion One Metals | Junior Mining Network | 24 August 2016 Lion One Metals Limited is pleased to announce the signing of a non-binding […]

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Miringtoro slams Momis over Rio share transfer reaction — Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

MINISTER MIRINGTORO RESPONDS TO THE ATTACKS ON THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT BY PRESIDENT MOMIS OVER THE TRANSFER TO THE LANDOWNERS OF RIO TINTO’S BCL SHARES Jimmy Miringtoro MP | 21 August 2016 I, as the member for Central Bougainville elected by the people of Central Bougainville into the National Parliament of Papua New Guinea, am concern[ed] […]

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Geopacific raises $15m for PNG project — Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

Marian Webb | Mining Weekly | August 18, 2016 ASX-listed project developer Geopacific Resources has raised $15-million, which it will use to advance its Woodlark gold project, in Papua New Guinea, towards gold production. Announcing the completion of the “well oversubscribed” placement on Thursday, the company reported that a number of new, high-calibre investors had joined its share […]

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