US$17 million has been spent – but on what?
- Have benefits from the extractive industries to the national budget improved?
- Have benefits to mining affected communities improved? 310 more words
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
“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
Alluvial mining means prosperity for PNG people not profits for foreign mining companies
It is part of a model for our development that follows the National Goals and Development Principles laid out in our Constitution… 22 more words
PNG government uses court orders to silence critics of the Chinese funded Pacific Marine Industrial Zone
Fundamental breach of human rights and freedoms
Pacific Marine Industrial Zone Court Order… 305 more words
“They manage landowner issues well, these incidents are infrequent but it is part of life up there.”
Peter Ker | Fairfax Media
Newcrest Mining’s fractious relationship with sections of the community in Papua New Guinea is continuing to cause headaches as the Lihir mine suffers another unplanned shutdown at the hands of angry locals. 456 more words