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Mining in Papua New Guinea: A complex story of trends

2020-11-1  Mining is often portrayed as a contributor to sustainable development, especially so in developing countries such as Papua New Guinea (PNG). Since 1970, several large mines have been developed in PNG (e.g. Panguna, Ok Tedi, Porgera, Lihir, Ramu) but always with controversial environmental standards and social impacts often overlooked or ignored.

Mining in New Guinea WWF

2021-5-16  In Papua New Guinea (PNG), the mining industry is by far the largest source of revenue for the country. It is also the second largest employer and a significant contributor to the development of rural infrastructure. But there’s another side to the coin: extractive operations are major polluters of the country’s waterways and marine systems

Barrick and Papua New Guinea Global Mining Review

2021-4-8  Barrick Gold Corporation has noted a recent statement released by Papua New Guinea (PNG) Prime Minister James Marape announcing an imminent agreement to re-open Porgera mine. Barrick and the Government of Papua New Guinea have continued to hold constructive discussions on a framework agreement for the recommissioning of Porgera, which has been

Can mining benefit Papua New Guinea? Post Courier

2021-2-16  Can mining benefit Papua New Guinea? PART 4 OF 6, Next: Part 5 Starting the economy . February 16, 2021. DR KRISTIAN Lasslett has been conducting sociological research on mining in PNG for the past decade. In this article he considers the radical measures needed to make mining

Mining in Papua New Guinea where do the benefits go

2012-10-2  MARGARET CALLAN Development Policy Blog. NRI Discussion Paper No 124, Peter Johnson, Lode Shedding: A Case Study of the Economic Benefits to the Landowners, the Provincial Government, and the State from the Porgera Gold Mine. THE NATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE (NRI) in Papua New Guinea

Mining Industries PwC Papua New Guinea

Mining Excellence at PwC has been designed to mobilise and leverage PwC's collective global knowledge and connections to deliver an exceptional and tailored client experience, helping our clients navigate the complex industry landscape and meet their growth aspirations. PwC Papua New Guinea +675 472 2644 . Email Follow PwC Papua New

Sinking Seabed Mining: Papua New Guinean, Australian and

2021-2-11  Jonathon Mesulam, Alliance of Solwara Warriors, Papua New Guinea mesulamjonathan[at]gmail, +675 70038933; Cindy Baxter, Kiwis Against Seabed Mining, New Zealand cindybax[at]gmail, +64 21 772 661 Natalie Lowrey, Deep Sea Mining Campaign, Australia natalie.lowrey[at]gmail, +61 421 226 200

Papua New Guinea to have Gold Pacific Mining Watch

2021-3-20  Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape said a gold bullion and smelting facility will be built in Morobe province. This will be made possible when the multi-billion Kina Wafi-Golpu mine gets off the ground. Mr. Marape said recently that this is one of PANGU Pati's key policies to drive and empower Papua New Guinean businesses.

Dilemmas of development: Mining at Porgera, Papua

2016-3-31  Papua New Guinea Gold’s Costly Dividend Human Rights Impacts of Papua New Guinea’s Porgera Gold Mine Mining Monitor Vol. 6 March 2016, Mineral Policy Institute 16 like a slowly unfolding Greek tragedy, rather than a dilemma. This is a kind of tragedy where violence and theft become occupations, begetting more violence

(PDF) Resettlement and Mining in Papua New Guinea

Resettlement and Mining in Papua New Guinea Only a limited proportion of LMC commitments to various landowner trust funds was realized during the construction phase, because the trust deeds

Papua New Guinea Mining Research & Analysis 2018

2021-4-14  Shaped by shifts in supply and demand, Papua New Guinea’s economy has relied heavily on mineral extraction for most of its modern history. On the back of increased gold, copper, nickel and cobalt production, mining revenue expanded by 18.8% in 2017. As prices rebound, growth in mining activity comes at an important juncture, boosting export and fiscal receipts, as the country grapples with

Plan for largest mine in Papua New Guinea history 'appears

2020-10-8  There are concerns a gold and copper mining project in the Sepik region in Papua New Guinea could cause environmental damage to a remote wilderness area and important river system.

Papua New Guinea Government to sue Pacific Mining

2021-5-19  Papua New Guinea Government to sue Barrick for Billions of dollars for Years of Neglect Mining Scholarships,Trending News Statement from the PNG Chief Secretary (unedited) ' I intend to advise the National Government to initiate legal proceedings against B...

Mining Maintenance Company Papua New Guinea

Workforce South Pacific is a privately-owned registered Papua New Guinea (PNG) company servicing the Resource and Mining Sector. A Mining Maintenance Company employing Resource Sector Specialists providing experienced Labour Hire Experts in PNG. Sag Mill, Ball Mill

Papua New Guinea Mining Tenement System

2020-2-10  State Own Entity that Regulates the Mining Industry in Papua New Guinea (PNG) pursuant to the Mining Act 1992 MRA is located in the capital, Port Moresby, with a Small Scale Mining Branch and training centre in Wau Morobe Province. Mining Haus, Port Moresby, NCD Small Scale Mining . Centre (SSMTC), Wau, Morobe Province

Deep-sea Mining in Papua New Guinea: Policy Frontier

2009-4-22  A commercial mining first occurred in 1997 when the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government granted offshore exploration licenses to Nautilus Minerals Niugini, Ltd. This project utilizes a holistic analysis strategy to examine developing deep-sea mining events in Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea.

7 Mining jobs in Papua New Guinea (1 new)

2021-4-23  Today’s top 7 Mining jobs in Papua New Guinea. Leverage your professional network, and get hired. New Mining jobs added daily.

World-first PNG seabed mining project forges ahead; miners

2016-12-10  The world's first project to mine the seabed for minerals is expected to begin operations in Papua New Guinea in early 2019, amid concerns about the affect on the environment.

Papua New Guinea Extractive Industries Transparency

2021-3-8  Papua New Guinea is a significant producer of gold, nickel, silver, cobalt, oil and gas, as is evident from the latest EITI report covering FY 2018.. Until the current decade, PNG’s export commodities also included copper, but in 2018, copper volumes decreased while PNG was able to add silver, LNG, condensate, nickel and cobalt to its export commodities apart from gold and oil.

(PDF) Resettlement and Mining in Papua New Guinea

Resettlement and Mining in Papua New Guinea Only a limited proportion of LMC commitments to various landowner trust funds was realized during the construction phase, because the trust deeds

Plan for largest mine in Papua New Guinea history 'appears

2020-10-8  There are concerns a gold and copper mining project in the Sepik region in Papua New Guinea could cause environmental damage to a remote wilderness area and important river system.

Papua New Guinea Petroleum and Pacific Mining Watch

2021-4-10  Papua New Guinea Minister for Petroleum and Energy Kerenga Kua has deferred his trip Sembirigi in Southern Highlands scheduled today. The trip was postponed to further in the week due to the delay in re-issuing of some of the royalty cheques for Gobe landowners.

The ASIA Miner Papua New Guinea’s next gold mine unearthed

2015-4-29  Papua New Guinea’s next gold mine unearthed. A different approach Crater Gold CEO Greg Starr says that upon embarking on its exploration in PNG in 2008, the company was initially targeting a very large scale, open cut deposit of low grade gold, in the

Can mining benefit Papua New Guinea? Post Courier

So if mining is to be conducted in a way that maximises social benefits for grass roots Papua New Guineans, it requires a fiercely independent civil society populated by active social movements. This popular struggle can supplement the deficiencies of capitalism as a social system, by robustly taking mine operators to task for social and

Deep-sea Mining in Papua New Guinea: Policy Frontier

2009-4-22  A commercial mining first occurred in 1997 when the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government granted offshore exploration licenses to Nautilus Minerals Niugini, Ltd. This project utilizes a holistic analysis strategy to examine developing deep-sea mining events in Manus Basin, Papua New Guinea.

The muddied waters of mining in Papua New Guinea Mine

P apua New Guinea plays host to a wealth of mineral deposits from copper, gold and nickel to liquid natural gas. Yet despite its vast mining potential, the country’s resources sector has a history dented by environmental and social turmoil. Its largest mines, Ok Tedi and Porgera, were disrupted by a devastating earthquake in 2018, and mining tensions even led to a civil war between 1988

Papua New Guinea Extractive Industries Transparency

2021-3-8  Papua New Guinea is a significant producer of gold, nickel, silver, cobalt, oil and gas, as is evident from the latest EITI report covering FY 2018.. Until the current decade, PNG’s export commodities also included copper, but in 2018, copper volumes decreased while PNG was able to add silver, LNG, condensate, nickel and cobalt to its export commodities apart from gold and oil.

Deep sea mining threatens indigenous culture in Papua New

2019-2-25  “When they start mining the seabed, they’ll start mining part of me.” These are the words of a clan chief of the Duke of York Islands a small archipelago in the Bismarck Sea of Papua New Guinea which lies 30km from the world’s first commercial deep sea mine site, known as “Solwara 1”.

- Mining giant Rio Tinto Face Environmental, Human Rights

2021-5-18  The mine operated in the mountains of central Bougainville in Papua New Guinea until 1989. The complaint by 156 residents was lodged with the Australian Government in September by Australia’s Human Rights Law Centre and subsequently accepted in November, paving the way for a non-judicial mediation process.