Madang landowners get K25m payment

The National PNG – Landowners of the Ramu nickel and cobalt mine in Madang receive their royalty payment of more than K25.5 million on Friday. The payment was part of more than K80 million from Ramu exports last year. The payment was made available by Department of Mining last week and presented at the People’s Labour Party... more →
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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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Mining Protest in Lala, Temotu Provice, Solomon Islands

The mining officials were turned back upon their arrival in Lata last Sunday
The mining officials were turned back upon their arrival in Lata last Sunday AN anti-mining group in Lata, Temotu province has protested against a mining talks in Lata, Temotu province over the weekend. As a result three local mining officials were turned back at the Lata airport last Sunday. The Pacific Bauxite Mining official... more →
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