Momis announces moratorium on Panguna mining and exploration

Panguna copper mine on Bougainville ... the catalyst for decade-long civil war. Image: Aloysius Laukai/Bougainville Forum
By Aloysius Laukai in Buka The President of the Autonomous Bougainville Government, Chief Dr John Momis, has announced an indefinite moratorium on exploration and mining in Panguna. He said the Bougainville Executive Council had its meeting on Wednesday made a “thoughtful and considered” decision to impose an indefinite reservation... more →
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