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20 November 2019

Papua New Guinea: As Bougainville independence referendum looms; miners jostle for licences & fears of new conflict grow

Author: Sarah Danckert and Ben Bohane, The Sydney Morning Herald

"This derelict mine caused a bloody war. Now Aussie companies are fighting over it again", 15 November 2019...

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19 November 2019

French Polynesia: Sustainability pledge by Australian-owned company amid concerns about renewed phosphate mining

Author: Walter Zweifel, Radio New Zealand

"Phosphate mining on French Polynesia's Makatea step closer", 14 November 2019...

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13 November 2019

Ramu Nickel to face two possible lawsuits

Author: Papua New Guinea Today

"Chinese owned Mining Company in PNG faces Two Possible Lawsuits", 5 November 2019...

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12 November 2019

International scientists have data to prove Ramu Nickel spill is a risk to environmental and human health

Author: Gorethy Kenneth, Papua New Guinea Post-Courier

“Basamuk Spill Poisonous, Scientists Claim”, 4 November 2019...

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8 November 2019

Papua New Guinea: Landowner group calls on government to reject renewal of licence for Canadian mining company, Barrick

Author: Radio New Zealand

“Porgera landowners call on PNG govt to reject Barrick”, 4 November 2019....

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6 November 2019

Papa New Guinea: Ok Tedi mine disaster fund at the centre of another legal battle

Author: Nick Toscano, The Sunday Morning Herald

"PNG's Ok Tedi mine disaster money locked in new legal fight", 3 November 2019...

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30 October 2019

Locals voice concern as Ramu mine reopens after toxic slurry spill

Author: Benjamin Robinson-Drawbridge, Radio New Zealand

"Controversial PNG mine reopens but locals unhappy", 30 October 2019. ...

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23 October 2019

Solomon Islands: Troubled goldmine to be reconstructed by Chinese-owned developers

Author: Radio New Zealand

"Solomons' gold mine to launch redevelopment", 23 October 2019...

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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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