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In Goilala, there are 3 LLGs – Woitape, Guari and Tapini.

The most densely populated LLG amongst the 3 is Woitape LLG. And when it comes to politics in Goilala, Woitape LLG has time and again decided on the outcome of who wins the elections and who looses. 850 more words

Central Province

Newcrest ready to buy out Harmony’s Golpu stake

But Newcrest not interested in buying Barrick’s troubled Porgera mine

The Australian

Newcrest Mining chief Sandeep Biswas says he would be willing to buy out his 50 per cent partner in the $US2.3 billion ($2.9bn) Golpu copper and gold development in Papua New Guinea if the stake came on to the market. 512 more words

Papua New Guinea

Chinese GRAM gets funding for PanAust's Frieda River copper mine study

See, its not Papua New Guinea’s Frieda river mine: First it was Xstrata’s and then PanAust’s and now another bit of PNG is owned by the Chinese… 387 more words

Papua New Guinea

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

Mining heavyweights control Australian government policy and deplete state revenues through corporate cabals

So if the big mining companies control the Australian government who do we imagine is in charge in PNG?

Sort of explains all these dumb ass ideas like experimental seabed mining, marine waste dumping and re-opening Panguna… 2,186 more words

Papua New Guinea


Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.4 Earthquake hits the southern Mid-Atlantic ridge.

6.1 Earthquake hits the southern Mid-Atlantic ridge.

5.8 Earthquake hits New britain, Papua New Guinea. 24 more words


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