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3 more arrested in Ramu mine fiasco

Bustin Anzu | PNG Loop

Three more landowners have been arrested and charged by Madang police in relation to the destruction and damages at Ramu Nickle mine site at Kurumbukari. 154 more words

Papua New Guinea

NZ decision on Experimental Seabed Mining should prompt PNG review


The decision by the New Zealand government to reject an experimental seabed mining proposal should prompt a review of similar plans in PNG says community campaign group, ACT NOW! 261 more words

Papua New Guinea

The fog of peace: post-conflict environments as sites of impunity, denial and dispossession

Kristian Lasslett| Open Democracy

Too often the sterile, objective needs of capital, for a range of reasons, take precedence over the subjective needs of traumatised, conflict-affected peoples. 2,029 more words

Papua New Guinea

President Momis tells landowners to bow before the might of Rio Tinto

In an incredible address to Panguna landowners, made in February this year, President John Momis told communities to forget the crimes committed by Rio Tinto, and bow before the power of this corporate monolith. 264 more words

Papua New Guinea

Solomons mine overflow could claim lives - miner

Rising water levels in tailings dam of Solomon Islands mine poses a threat to life and property.

Radio New Zealand

An Australian mine company says lives could be lost if there is not an immediate action to lower dangerous water levels in the tailings dam of the Gold Ridge mine in Solomon Islands. 797 more words

Environmental Impact

Potential Gold Ridge mine disaster raised in Solomon Islands ads

Solomon Island locals living near the St Barbara Gold Ridge mine are being warned lives could be lost and they may possibly have to evacuate with fears the mine’s tailings dam may overflow. 75 more words

Environmental Impact

Nautilus paints a grim picture of the future for Pacific island nations

Arrogant Canadian miner Nautilus Minerals does not even acknowledge the widespread opposition to its mining plans from church groups, landowners, MPs and civil society groups across the Pacific… 1,032 more words

Papua New Guinea