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PNG Opposition opposes Coal Mining proposal

PNG Today | 7 December 2016

The government’s proposal to venture into a coal mine in the country has met resistance from the Opposition.

“The Opposition does not blindly support a COAL mine in Papua New Guinea. 936 more words

Papua New Guinea

Coal Mineral Explorer says, Coal has bright future in PNG

Leanne Jorari | EMTV News | 5 December 2016

There is ongoing debate about Coal mining in PNG, its use as a source of energy, and the effects the fossil fuel’s use on the environment. 182 more words

Papua New Guinea

Mayur company optimistic about coal power

Frankiy Kapin | Post Courier | November 30,2016

MAYUR Resources power generation company from Australia is very optimistic in delivering the country’s first coal fired power station in Lae says managing director Paul Mulder. 278 more words

Papua New Guinea

Environmentalists Tie Trump’s Hands on Deep-Sea Mining

A federal court settlement requires the government to assess the impact of strip-mining the ocean floor before issuing exploration permits to companies.

David Kirby | Take Part | 1 December 2016… 722 more words

Environmental Impact

EPA to maintain fuel economy standards

Jenna Ladd | December 1, 2016

Despite objection from automakers, the Obama administration decided on Wednesday to maintain fuel economy requirements for light trucks and cars. 239 more words


"Simberi mine improving" - but for who?

St Barbara can boast that its Simberi mine “is improving” – but what does that mean and who is reaping the benefits?

Improved production levels and cash earnings are great for foreign shareholders and the Chairman’s fat annual bonus – but does that mean anything for local people, forced to look on as spectators on their own land without decent government services and a ruined environment? 255 more words

Papua New Guinea

State urged to hold off project agreement on Frieda

The National aka The Loggers Times | November 30, 2016

A LAWYER and a former MP have urged the Government to hold off the project agreement on the Frieda copper and gold project until after the general election next year. 211 more words

Papua New Guinea