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ABG not doing enough awareness on potential dangers of alluvial mining

Too much time being spent on Rio Tinto rather than looking after families involved in small-scale alluvial mining? 

Tom Kathoa | New Dawn

Small gold mining operations by the local people particularly the landowners is not only a good business, but is also a risky and dangerous business. 191 more words

Papua New Guinea

China looks to mine Papua New Guinea assets

Oxford Business Group

Chinese miners are looking to increase their presence in Papua New Guinea’s minerals industry, with two recent acquisitions giving companies from the mainland a firm hold on assets in the extractive sector. 557 more words

Papua New Guinea

Mining Minister Byron Chan to save the world

“I take pride in the fact that we are not only developing these tools for ourselves but for all mankind who will benefit from their application in future and we the people of PNG are taking a leadership position in this new frontier of offshore mining,”  Byron ‘Baby’ Chan… 271 more words

Papua New Guinea

Few families remain in Fiji mining town

Litia Mathewsell | The Fiji Times

FOR residents both past and present, Vatukoula retains childhood memories and the awakening of youth. Its layout was unorthodox, with several communities set apart by ethnic makeup and varying privileges but closely bound by a maze of narrow roads and social activities. 1,316 more words

Environmental Damage

200 jobs expected to be made in multi-million dollar Gold project in Nadi

200 jobs – but at what cost to the environment, our sustainable livelihoods and our culture?

Lets not forget what another Canadian company, Barrick, has done at Porgera in PNG… 154 more words

Environmental Impact

Ok Tedi pumping millions into mine waste storage concept

Noel Pascoe | PNG Loop

Planning is  in an advanced  stage for a tailings dam to stop the dumping of mine wastes into the Fly River system, says an Ok Tedi Mining Ltd executive. 249 more words

Papua New Guinea

Pope slams our 'relentless exploitation and destruction of the environment' in the pursuit of money

“Many intensive forms of environmental exploitation and degradation not only exhaust the resources which provide local communities with their livelihood, but also undo the social structures which, for a long time, shaped cultural identity and their sense of the meaning of life and community”. 2,246 more words

Papua New Guinea