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Papua New Guinea

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6 December 2019

Papua New Guinea: NGO calls for Pacific-wide ban on seabed mining as new company intends to mine Bismarck Sea floor

Author: Radio New Zealand

"NGO calls for Pacific-wide ban on seabed mining", 29 November 2019...

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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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6 November 2019

Papua 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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5 November 2019
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Author: Radio New Zealand

2019年10月18日 巴布亚新几内亚政府机构说,马当海岸外数千公升矿浆的泄漏是由Ramu镍矿场发生溢流造成的。 保育和环境保护局一直在调查溢流,这导致禁止从Basamuk Bay捕捞和食用鱼类。 ...据《邮政速递》报道,环境部长杰弗里·卡玛(Geoffrey Kama)表示,其中60%的泥浆都含有。 取样结果表明,对海水成分没有重大影响。 部长告诉国会,该地区用来游泳和作娱乐用途都安全。 但是,他说,直到当局确定鱼是否被重金属残留物污染之前,捕鱼和食用鱼的禁令一直保持下去。

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5 November 2019
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5 November 2019
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Author: Radio New Zealand

2019年10月14日 巴布亚新几内亚的马当省政府可能会对Ramu镍矿的持有人提起诉讼。 该矿由中国冶金(MCC)所有,该公司被发现其倾倒入海的有毒废物管理不善。 马当政府任命了一名来自瑞典的漏油应对顾问Dr Alex Mojon,以调查当地水域和鱼类的污染情况。 巴布亚新几内亚环境保护和环境保护局对此事的报告仍在等待中。但是,与马当政府合作的律师Ben Lomai告诉Johnny Blades,Mojon博士的调查发现了矿山废物对海洋环境的灾难性影响。

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5 November 2019
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Author: Radio New Zealand

“有争议的PNG矿场重新开放,但当地人不高兴”,2019年10月30日...

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5 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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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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