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Fiji's Mining Act under review

Government puts mining industry ahead of the public in ‘consultation’ process…

Salaseini Moceiwai | Fiji Times

THE Mining Act is presently being reviewed by the Mineral Resources Department. 292 more words

Human Rights

Bougainville: Former war-torn Territory still wary of mining

“Eighty percent of Bougainville women do not support the reopening of the mine. Bougainville is a matrilineal , our land is our resource and we to toil our own land, instead of foreigners coming in to destroy it.”’ 1,470 more words

Papua New Guinea

Bauxite mining dispute rumbles on in Fiji

Bauxite mining issue raised during Sodelpa’s constituency meeting

Vijay Narayan and Rusiate Baleilevuka | Fiji Village

A series of claims about the Bauxite Mining in Nawailevu, Bua have been brought up by some residents of Jittu Estate in Suva during Sodelpa’s constituency meeting. 289 more words

Human Rights

Submission to International Seabed Authority highlights failures in Solwara 1

An NGO submission to the International Seabed Authority has highlighted all the failures in the approval of the controversial Solwara 1 experimental seabed mine in Papua New Guinea. 167 more words

Papua New Guinea

Chinese the only bidders for Barrick's troubled Porgera mine

Chinese State owned mining company Zijin is the only company bidding to buy Barrick Gold’s Porgera mine according to reports from Bloomberg .

If the sale goes through Porgera would be the third mine in PNG in Chinese hands. 424 more words

Papua New Guinea

Attempts to reopen Panguna mine will reignite ‘bloody conflict’, warns Australian public servant

In a paper for the Australian Defence College, seasoned Australian civil servant Jo Woodbury has issued a stark warning – current attempts to reopen the Panguna mine represent the greatest threat to peace on Bougainville. 418 more words

Papua New Guinea

Kainantu landowners hoping for a better future

Mine locals pledge to cooperate with firm

Eric Balaria | The National aka The Loggers Times

IMPACTED communities of the Kainantu gold mine in Eastern Highlands are keen to work with the new developer of the mine through their new association. 212 more words

Papua New Guinea