• Rio Tinto walks away from environmental responsibility for ...

    Apr 06, 2017 · BritishAustralian mining giant Rio Tinto was for 45 years the majorityowner of the Panguna copper mine in Bougainville, an autonomous region in Papua New Guinea .

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  • Junior Explorer Finalizes Purchase of Papua New Guinea ...

    Aug 19, 2021 · The company noted that the Yandera Copper Project is one of the world's largest undeveloped copper deposits. The firm mentioned that it also previously acquired another mining operation in Papua New Guinea known as the Star Mountains Copper Gold Project and pointed out the Yandera acquisition fits well with its strategy of seeking out ...

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  • Rio Tinto copper mine that sparked civil war in Papua New ...

    Jul 21, 2021 · Rio Tinto has agreed to fund an independent study into the environmental and human rights impacts of its former copper mine that sparked civil war in Bougainville in Papua New Guinea. The Anglo ...

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  • In depth: Newly opened Congo mine feeds China's vast ...

    1 day ago · Papua New Guinea Pacific Islands ... The future worldbeating copper mine project became a jointlydeveloped Sinoforeign joint venture between the Congo's government with 20%, Ivanhoe Mines .

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  • Freeport Completes Acquisition of Yandera Copper Project ...

    Aug 16, 2021 · Papua New Guinea Mining. Since the early 1970s, the mining industry has dominated the economy of Papua New Guinea (PNG) accounting for the vast mority of it's export revenues. It is also one of ...

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  • Clean energy? The world's demand for copper could be ...

    Apr 07, 2021 · Unless mining is done differently, rushing to bring copper mines into production could unleash unacceptable, ... Tampakan in the Philippines, and Frieda River in Papua New Guinea.

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  • WafiGolpu Gold and Copper Project, Papua New Guinea

    The Papua New Guinea government has the right to purchase 30% equity interest in any mineral discovery at WafiGolpu, before the commencement of mining. The WafiGolpu project is expected to start production in 2020, with annual production peaking in 2025, at 320,000 ounces (oz) of gold and 150,000t of copper.

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  • The Project — WafiGolpu Joint Venture

    Mine Area – The proposed Mine Area is loed on the northern side of the Owen Stanley Ranges of Papua New Guinea (PNG), approximately 65 kilometres (km) from the Port of Lae, in the foothills of the Watut River chment. The elevation of the Mine Area ranges from approximately 100 metres above sea level (mASL) to 380Masl.

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  • MOU signed for WafiGolpu coppergold mine in Papua New ...

    Dec 21, 2018 · Developers Newcrest Mining and Harmony Gold have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Papua New Guinea Government for the development of the WafiGolpu coppergold mine in PNG's Morobe Province. While the MOU indies negotiations are proceeding well, there is still plenty of work to be done before the project gets a green light from government, local .

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  • Mines in Papua New Guinea (PNG) Rapid PACKTEST Mine Waste ...

    May 08, 2017 · The Independent State of Papua New Guinea Hosts some of the world class mines and medium to smalle scale mines that produce various mineral types. PNG is analogically express by most people as "Mountain of Gold Floating on ocean of Oil surrounded by Natural Gas". The world class large scale mines in PNG include: Ok Tedi Copper Gold Mine

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  • Papua New Guinea's Ok Tedi copper mine resumes operations ...

    Mar 31, 2021 · March 31 (Reuters) Papua New Guinea's Ok Tedi Mining Ltd's copper mining operations will resume from Thursday, the company said on Wednesday, after they were suspended for two weeks due to a surge in COVID19 cases at the mine site. Most of the cases detected were asymptomatic and have recovered or have been medically cleared, the company said.

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  • Corporate profile

    Corporate profile. Harmony, a gold and copper mining and exploration company, operates in South Africa and Papua New Guinea, one of the world's premier new goldcopper regions. With 70 years in the industry, Harmony is an experienced emerging market gold miner and the largest gold producer in South Africa. We are also a significant operator ...

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  • About Yandera Project | Era Resources

    Era Resources is focused on the development of its Yandera copper project, loed 95 kilometres southwest of the northern seaport of Madang and situated within the highly prospective New Guinea CopperGold Belt. The Yandera Project area was the subject of intensive, drillbased exploration programs during the late 1960s and 1970s by a number ...

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  • Rapid Formation of Porphyry and Skarn CopperGold ...

    May 01, 2021 · The Ok Tedi coppergold mine in Western Province, Papua New Guinea, is situated in the western part of the Ok Tedi Complex where monzodiorite to quartz monzonite intrusions are associated with porphyry and skarnstyle coppergold mineralization.

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  • IPEIEIrian Jaya/Papua New Guinea, by Bruce E. Johansen

    Grasberg, the largest gold mine (and the thirdlargest copper mine) in the world, is situated on 16,500foot high, snowcapped Mount Jaya, a few hundred miles south of the equator in Papua New Guinea, in an area considered sacred by indigenous people in the area. The Grasberg Mine contains gold, silver, and copper valued at 50 billion.

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  • Mining Bougainville

    In response, Gregory was told that the resources found on his land belonged not just to his people, but to everyone in Papua New Guinea. The mine started production in 1972 under management of Bougainville Copper Ltd with the Papua New Guinea government as a 20% shareholder. It ceased production in 1989.

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  • Ok Tedi Mine

    The Ok Tedi Mine is an openpit copper and gold mine in Papua New Guinea loed near the headwaters of the Ok Tedi River, in the Star Mountains Rural LLG of the North Fly District of the Western Province of Papua New Guinea.. The mine is operated by Ok Tedi Mining (OTM), which is majorityowned by the PNG Sustainable Development Program Limited (PNGSDPL). In 2013 it was nationalised by the ...

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  • COVID19: China face questions over 'vaccinated' workers ...

    Aug 20, 2020 · READ: COVID19 outbreak shutters huge Papua New Guinea mine. Papua New Guinea's pandemic tsar David Manning told AFP he wanted answers and had blocked the arrival of a flight with around 150 ...

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  • (PDF) Ok Tedi copper mine, Papua New Guinea, stimulates ...

    Fish populations utilised by riparian populations along the Fly River, Papua New Guinea (PNG), downstream of the Ok Tedi gold and copper mine have markedly declined in species richness (between 21 ...

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  • Ok Tedi copper mine, Papua New Guinea | EJAtlas

    Apr 08, 2014 · In 1994, PapuaNew Guinean (PNG) landowners sued BHP in the Supreme Court of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia, alleging that BHPs operations at the Ok Tedi copper mine caused destruction of the surrounding environment and of their traditional lifestyle. The plaintiffs alleged that BHP dumped mine tailings waste into the Ok Tedi and Fly Rivers.

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  • Rio Tinto's billiondollar mess: 'unprincipled, shameful ...

    Aug 19, 2016 · This controversial pit became the flashpoint for a bitter civil war in Papua New Guinea in the 1990s that cost as many as 20,000 lives. Heavy trucks sit rusting on the edges of Panguna copper mine ...

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  • Digging the Mines in Melanesia | Cultural Survival

    A cross the island of New Guinea three of the world's largest opencut gold and copper mines have intruded on the lands and resources of Fourth World Melanesians: the Ok Tedi and Panguna mines in Papua New Guinea and the Freeport mine in West Papua (see Map 5). (The "fourth World" are peoples who have a special, nontechnical, nonWestern relationship to the lands in which they live and have ...

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  • Australian mining giant leaves environmental disaster in ...

    Apr 09, 2002 · AustralianBritish mining giant BHPBilliton announced at the end of January that it was severing all ties with the Ok Tedi copper mine in Papua New Guinea. Facing the possibility of legal ...

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  • Papua New Guinea's Ok Tedi copper mine suspends operations ...

    Mar 18, 2021 · Papua New Guinea's Ok Tedi Mining Ltd will suspend copper mining for two weeks from Friday because of a steep rise in coronavirus infections in the South Pacific nation, including the mine .

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