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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

Chinese the only bidders for Barrick's troubled Porgera mine

Chinese State owned mining company Zijin is the only company bidding to buy Barrick Gold’s Porgera mine according to reports from Bloomberg .

If the sale goes through Porgera would be the third mine in PNG in Chinese hands. 424 more words

Papua New Guinea

MCC's cursing experience on the Basamuk people

Food crops dying, drinking water contaminated, dead fishing reefs, what else is left to happen?

The people of Basamuk who are living with the Chinese Nickel Mine right in their face everyday since it started operations, are meeting their fate of having a FOREIGN MINER on their land and dumping into their sea. 569 more words

Papua New Guinea

Foreign investors double their money on the back of PNG minerals - but nothing for landowners or government revenues

Why is PNG and its people always the last to benefit from its own resources?

Could it be because we are blindly following a model of development that is being imposed from outside by those who take all the profits? 379 more words

Papua New Guinea

Chinese government bid to take control of Frieda river mine

With the Chinese government already responsible for pumping millions of tonnes of toxic tailings into the sea in Madang, what future for the Sepik river if the Chinese get their hands on the Frieda mine? 469 more words

Papua New Guinea

Ramu mine suffers as Mother Nature bites back

Dumping millions of tonnes of toxic waste into a pristine marine environment was bound to have consequences. Maybe severe rains and flooding was not what was expected – but Mother Nature moves in mysterious ways… 213 more words

Papua New Guinea

Lima Mullung & others fetching bones from the dog, MCC

While the Basamuk people are arguing with the Chinese miners at MCC over the ‘tonnes of toxic chemical’ spill at Basamuk Bay in Madang Province, Lima Mullung, the said Basamuk Landowners Association Chairman got on an MCC boat and ran off to town. 576 more words

Papua New Guinea