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Emperor Mines website: www.emperor.com.au

A major shareholder in Emperor Mines is DRDGold.

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1 January 2012
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9 December 2009

Papua New Guinea Porgera update: Companies accept that police forced communities from their homes near Porgera mine

Author: Amnesty International

Following...research by Amnesty International which found evidence of police violence and forced evictions of people living near the Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea, Barrick Gold Corporation... now accepts that people were living in permanent houses...

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25 October 2008

The quiet avenger

Author: Jewel Topsfield, The Age [Australia]

...Oxfam Australia's mining ombudsman, Shanta Martin [said] "It's really not good enough that Australian companies don't respect human rights or uphold the highest environmental standards abroad as they would be required to do in Australia"...Oxfam...

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1 October 2008

Philippines: Oxfam says mine financed, then owned by ANZ Bank devastates local communities' livelihoods

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1 January 2008

[PDF] Rights-Compatible Grievance Mechanisms: A guidance tool for companies and their stakeholders

Author: Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Kennedy School of Govt., Harvard Univ.

...what exactly makes a grievance mechanism effective? This guidance aims to help answer that question. It provides a tool for companies and their local stakeholders jointly to devise rights-compatible, effective grievance mechanisms that maximise...

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15 August 2007

Asian Development Bank Partners With Private Operators To Improve HIV/AIDS Services in Papua New Guinea

Author: Kaiser Network Daily HIV/AIDS Report [USA]

The Asian Development Bank...has partnered with two private companies in Papua New Guinea to improve HIV/AIDS treatment, primary health care and prevention facilities in the country…The companies are Ramu Sugar [now Ramu Agro-Industries] and Highlands...

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10 April 2007

Emperor accused of human rights violation in Fiji

Author: Mining Journal

Australian mining company, Emperor Mines Ltd [part of DRD Gold], has been accused of long-standing human rights violations at its former Vatukoula gold mine, Australian press reported. The Fiji Human Rights Commission (FHRC) is investigating...

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3 April 2007

Fiji Human Rights Commission investigates complaints from over 400 Emperor Mines workers, relating to wages, housing, health

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3 April 2007

Fiji Human Rights Commission to probe effects of British seizure of Vatukoula gold mine

Author: Radio New Zealand International

The Fiji Human Rights Commission has taken up complaints of human rights abuses of gold miners going back to 1991 when they went on...strike...[at] the Emperor Gold Mining Company...The claim relates to breaches of constitutional provisions of the...

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31 August 2005

Emperor boss defends conditions [Fiji]

Author: Fiji Times

Management of the country's only gold mine says it runs one of the safest operations in the world in regard to international standards and accident rates...[Emperor Gold Mining (part of Emperor Mines)] General Manager, Sean O'Connor made the...

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