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11 October 2019

Papua New Guinea: Chinese-owned Ramu Nickel spills 200,000 litres of toxic slurry into the sea; co. commits to address compensation

A Chinese nickel mine operator accidentally spilled an estimated 200,000 litres of toxic slurry into a bay in Papua New Guinea's Madang province. The plant operator, Ramu Nickel, which is owned by the Metallurgical Corp of China (MCC), said that it is...

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4 October 2019

Papua New Guinea: Reports of violence at Barrick-operated Porgera mine

Recent media reports cite incidents of injuries and killings at the Porgera gold mine. Mine operator, Barrick Niugini Limited (BNL), said the injuries were sustained by intruders after falling from extremely steep inclines of the mine. BNL said that it...

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1 September 2019

HydroFiji's response

Author: Dr. Philip van der Riet, HydroFiji

28 August 2019...

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1 September 2019
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Author: RFI

« Camps de migrants: la Papouasie résilie le contrat d'une société australienne », 2 septembre 2019...

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31 August 2019

Fiji: Namosi villagers protests against inadequate prior consultation concerning HydroFiji's dam project

A media report alleges that some Namosi villagers are concerned about the way they were consulted on the dam project that is proposed by HydroFiji to be constructed in the vicinity of their villages. The report alleges that only four consultations (as...

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23 August 2019

Papua New Guinea will renegotiate Papua LNG agreement with Total SA in a move to reap more benefits from its resources

Author: Sonali Paul, Reuters

"Papua New Guinea sends team to Singapore to renegotiate Total LNG deal", 15 August 2019...

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23 August 2019

Fiji: Trade unions will continue to fight for permit to hold protest on labour rights

Author: Radio New Zealand

"Fiji unions to continue fight for protest permit", 13 August 2019...

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23 August 2019

Papua New Guinea: Deep sea mining company Nautilus Minerals will be liquidated following restructuring

Author: Radio New Zealand

"Canadian miner in PNG to be liquidated following restructure", 15 August 2019...

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23 August 2019

Papua New Guinea: Prime Minister supports a regional moratorium on seabed mining while 'informed decisional research' is unavailable

Author: Matthew Vari, Post Courier

"Marape Backs Moratorium, Leans Towards Ban On Experimental Seabed Mining", 15 August 2019...

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20 August 2019

Fiji: Prime Minister calls for 10-year moratorium on seabed mining to allow proper scientific research

Author: Nic Maclellan, Papua New Guinea Today

"Fiji calls for sea-bed mining moratorium as Nautilus restructures", 13 August 2019...

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