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Mining giant BHP under fire from lawmakers

Gorethy Kenneth | Post Courier

AUSTRALIAN miner BHP came under heavy fire in Parliament yesterday with legislators describing the PNG Sustainable Development Program as only a clever ploy. 535 more words

Papua New Guinea

Work continues on Bougainville’s long term mining law

Sebastian Hakalits | Post Courier

THE Autonomous Bougainville Government’s Mining Department and its partners have been working tirelessly for seven years to develop a policy framework for a long term mining law to meet Bougainville’s special needs. 229 more words

Papua New Guinea

Ok Tedi: Change of ownership ‘misleading’

The National aka The Loggers Times

PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill has branded as misleading statements regarding the change of ownership of Ok Tedi Mining Ltd and compensation for the impacted communities in Western. 273 more words

Papua New Guinea

Fly River ‘gone'

Malum Nalu | The National aka The Loggers Times  

THE Fly River in Western “is gone” as a result of the massive damage to the environment caused by mining over the years, according to Environment and Conservation Minister John Pundari. 334 more words

Papua New Guinea

What you need to know about Cambria

When looking into countertops for your kitchen, Cambria is a household name in the industry. Not only is it known for exceptional quality, but the various designs and natural quartz offer clients something they can’t get elsewhere. 316 more words

Concerns over impact deep sea mining for copper, gold off Papua New Guinea will have on sea life

Jason Om | Lateline | ABC Australia

A controversial mining project that involves ploughing the sea floor off Papua New Guinea (PNG) is set to begin amid concerns about its impact on the marine environment. 496 more words

Papua New Guinea

Seabed mining - from science fiction to reality

Andrew Darby | Sydney Morning Herald

On an engineering works floor in Britain stands a 250 tonne machine that promises to change the way we think about the seabed. 810 more words

Papua New Guinea