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PNG people pay for profits of European companies feeding off experimental seabed mining plans

Experimental seabed mining is not due to begin in PNG until 2018 but already the poverty stricken people of PNG, who lack access to even clean drinking water or basic sanitation, are seeing their taxes pay for the profits of companies in wealthy European countries… 1,585 more words

Papua New Guinea

Micah warns mining firms

Mining and logging companies won’t be concerned by this warning from a corpulent Minister facing his own corruption charges

PNG already has plenty of good environmental laws but nobody ever gets punished for breaching them… 347 more words

Papua New Guinea

Bougainville’s Momis government rocked by another corruption scandal

Is this a forewarning of what to expect if Panguna reopens – millions of kina disappearing into the pockets of senior bureaucrats and politicians in the ABG? 803 more words

Papua New Guinea

Barrick Gold kompensesan moni long reip long Porgera ino inap

Caroline Tiriman | ABC Radio Australia

Igat bikepal heve i stap yet long sait long kompensesan moni Brarrick Gold i peim long ol meri sampela wokman ibin reipim ol long Pogera. 194 more words

Papua New Guinea

Foreigners barter for control of Frieda river mine while landowners have no say

Big profits to be made in this foreign auction of PNG resources – but none of that money will filter back to PNG…

PanAust Rejects New A$1.1 Billion Guangdong Offer as Too Low… 230 more words

Papua New Guinea

Australian government and academics back ‘insulting’ Barrick compensation package

The Sydney Morning Herald and The Guardian have released details of an out-of-court settlement reached with rape victims, assaulted by Barrick Gold employees. This comes after a number of victims refused to accept packages offered by Barrick Gold, through their ‘Remediation Program’, which would have denied victims access to justice.   665 more words

Papua New Guinea