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Mining bill causing mixed feelings

Peterson Tseraha | PNG Loop

THE latest mining bill that was passed by the Autonomous Bougainville Government two weeks ago was a success to many Bougainvilleans, but some are still confused about the bill and how it will be enforced. 279 more words

Papua New Guinea

Kula starts diamond drilling in Papua New Guinea

Niugini News | Pacific Mining Watch 

Kula Gold Limited has announced that diamond drilling has commenced at the company’s flagship Woodlark Island gold project.

This is following the processing of the newly acquired helimag data and the identification of additional large scale hydrothermal systems. 132 more words

Papua New Guinea

St Barbara's outdated colonial approach was their undoing

The observations of an investor in developing countries

Concerned Investor | Solomon Star

GRML was wrong all a long…

The abandonment by Gold Ridge Mining Ltd (GRML) of their investment in Solomon Islands comes as no surprise to most critical observers. 769 more words

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Wok turism bai helpim PNG ikonomi winim mining

Caroline Tiriman | ABC Radio Australia

Wok blong turisam inap bringim planti moa moni long strongim ikonomi blong Papua New Guinea winim ol wok mining, oil na gas. 131 more words

Papua New Guinea

BCL certainly doesn’t own Bougainville’s copper

Kapupin Waen | The National aka The Loggers Times

I WAS not impressed by the words used by Bougainville Copper Ltd (BCL) Chairman and Managing Director Peter Taylor during Radio Australia’s Pacific Beat programme on Australia Network News (Aug 12). 164 more words

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Bougainville Copper shareholders cry foul

Radio New Zealand

A group of minority shareholders in Bougainville Copper Ltd are crying foul over Bougainville’s new mining law and say they want billions of dollars in compensation. 162 more words

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Rio Tinto puts Papua New Guinea copper mine under review

James Wilson| Financial Times

Rio Tinto is set to cut down further its portfolio of marginal projects after announcing a review of its options for the Panguna copper mine, shut for a quarter of a century after being embroiled in secessionist conflict in Papua New Guinea. 479 more words

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