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Rio Tinto’s window opens for Bougainville Copper exit

Rowan Callick | The Australian

Rio Tinto’s review of its controlling stake in Bougainville Copper, now in its ninth month, is considering the options not only of a trade sale but also of giving its shares away, possibly to a charitable trust. 439 more words

Papua New Guinea

Bougainville mine now in play, government says

Rowan Callick | The Australian

The Bougainville Autonomous Government is convinced Bougainville Copper — which owns a mine containing copper and gold worth more than $50 billion, as well as a recently ­reconfirmed exploration licence — is now in play. 576 more words

Papua New Guinea

O'Neill accuses Momis of scaremongering and electioneering over Rio Tinto claims

No Secret Deal To Buy Bougainville Mine: PNG PM
O’Neill disputes rumors national government is planning take-over

Post-Courier via Pacific Islands Report

The National Government has come under fire for allegedly negotiating with mining giant Rio Tinto to purchase its 53 per cent stake in Bougainville Copper Limited. 384 more words

Papua New Guinea

Momis: 'No' to PNG buying Rio Tinto shares in BCL

Maybe Momis should have thought about this BEFORE he passed his infamous Mining Law?

Or is Momis just trying to set up O’Neill as alternative scape goat to deflect attention away from himself and his love for Rio Tinto? 929 more words

Papua New Guinea

ABG President John Momis demands clarity from PNG Government on mining deal

EMTV via Pacific Mining Watch

President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville John Momis is demanding clarity from Prime Minister Peter O’Neill and mining giant Rio Tinto on any dealings they have over the shares of Bougainville Copper Limited. 148 more words

Papua New Guinea

Rumbles from the jungle as Bougainville mine stirs

Rowan Callick | The Australian

Even the long-suffering Bougainville Copper board, which has witnessed cargo cults, wars, and the closure of its own vast mine, was puzzled when its share price soared 50 per cent a week ago. 868 more words

Papua New Guinea

Track and field: Nanuet Relays results


Nanuet Relays


Team scoring — 1. Nanuet 64 ; 2. Suffern 56; 3t. Tappan Zee, Pascack Valley 43; 5. Clarkstown North 38; 6. 469 more words