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Ok Tedi Mining

Headquarters in Papua New Guinea

Ok Tedi Mining website

Ok Tedi Mining is jointly owned by the Government of Papua New Guinea, Inmet Mining and PNG Sustainable Development Program Limited, a trust that invests dividends from the mine "for the benefit of the people of the Western Province and Papua New Guinea generally, in the form of sustainable development projects", according to the Ok Tedi Mining website.

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19 March 2018

Ok Tedi Mining's company response

Author: Ok Tedi Mining

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Ok Tedi Mining to respond to concerns raised about the labour rights of the company's workers following termination of 191 employees in response to a protest for better work conditions and benefits....

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17 March 2018

Papua New Guinea: Ok Tedi Mining terminates 191 employees following protest to request better work conditions & benefits

One hundred and ninety-one Ok Tedi Mining employees were terminated as employees of the company following an 'illegal' protest at the mine site to demand better work conditions and benefits. ...

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6 March 2018

Minister will not intervene in OTML sacking

Author: Charmaine Poriambep, Loop

26 February 2018...

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5 March 2018

MP calls for probe in OTML staff sacking

Author: Freddy Mou, Loop

23 February 2018...

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26 February 2018

Mine workers advised they were sacked because of 'illegal stop work'

Author: The National

22 February 2018...

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25 February 2018

Mine group sacked

Author: Shirley Mauludu, The National

22 February 2018...

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28 February 2014

New Amnesty Intl. publication highlights obstacles faced by victims of corporate human rights abuses to access remedies; includes company statements

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28 February 2014

[PDF] Injustice Incorporated: Corporate Abuses and the Human Right to Remedy

Author: Amnesty International

This book seeks to ground the debate on the human right to remedy in cases of corporate-related abuse in the lived experiences of victims…[It]… focuses on four emblematic cases and exposes how corporate political and financial power intertwined with...

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18 February 2014

BHP lawsuit (re Papua New Guinea)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In 1994, Papua-New Guinean (PNG) landowners sued BHP in the Supreme Court of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia alleging that BHP’s operations at the Ok Tedi copper mine caused destruction of the surrounding environment and of their traditional...

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27 January 2014

PNG court orders Ok Tedi to halt dumping waste

Author: Liam Cochrane, Australia Network News

Papua New Guinea's National Court has ordered the Ok Tedi mining company to stop dumping waste into a river, a move which would effectively shut the mine. Communities in the South Fly River area...filed a writ claiming the dumping of waste and...

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