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[Australian Broadcasting Corp radio report about events in Papua New Guinea]: The landowners had presented a petition which calls for a share of BHP Billiton's stake in Ok Tedi to be transferred to them and for compensation for environmental damage...
Auteur: Louise Egan, Reuters
Copper mining giants BHP Billiton and Codelco will begin construction in early 2002 of a plant in Chile for the use of bacterial technology that could revolutionize the industry, a company official said...The technology is more environmentally-friendly...
Auteur: Illawarra Mercury [Australia]
A Wollongong trade union leader said yesterday he fully supported a proposed international union campaign against BHP Billiton over its workplace practices, which unions claim are in breach of core labour standards. The International Metalworkers...
BHP Billiton said yesterday it would make sure money was available for mine closure and environmental remediation before it moved its 52 percent stake in Papua New Guinea's Ok Tedi copper mine into a trust.
Auteur: Lesley Wroughton, Reuters
Inmet Mining Corp., an 18 percent stakeholder in the Ok Tedi copper-gold mine in Papua New Guinea, said yesterday it was pleased with an in-principle deal that would allow the project's operator BHP Billiton to exit the environmentally challenged mine....
Auteur: Mineral Policy Institute
The BHP Billiton agreement to exit its Ok Tedi mine leaves Australia facing a potential environmental refugee crisis less than one hundred kilometres from mainland Australia. BHP Billiton and the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government have agreed basic...
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The Supreme Court of Victoria [Australia] yesterday gave Papua New Guinea landowners until January 7 to decide if they would participate in a class action surrounding the controversial Ok Tedi copper mine. The court said the class action should be...
Ivanhoe Mines, a Canadian-based company whose operations in Burma have recently come under renewed scrutiny following the release of a report by a mining watchdog group, has come out in defense of its Burmese business partners, the ruling SPDC...by...