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The McArthur River Project: The Environmental case for Complete Pit Backfill

 Independent report calls for urgent inquiry into McArthur River Mines risks A report published today by the Mineral Policy Institute on environmental risk
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McArthur River Mine expansion approval process should halt for inquiry: report

Indigenous residents in the Gulf of Carpentaria have taken what they hope will be a pre-emptive strike in the battle over whether the McArthur River Mine (
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Calls to halt McArthur River mine operations over safety and remediation concerns

Report demands mining stop until it can be determined how and at what cost the operation can be made safe The huge McArthur river mine must stop operations
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Ground Truths; Taking Responsibility for Australia’s mining legacies

MPI is pleased to release Ground Truths; Taking responsibility for Australia’s mining legacies.  The report sets out to explain some of the current a
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Dilemmas of Development: Mining at Porgera, Papua New Guinea

Even before the perfect storm of expansionary government spending and record low commodity prices threatened Papua New Guinea’s resource dependent economy,
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The Hidden Costs of ‘Mining Development’: A View from the Rai Coast of Papua New Guinea

This article explores how a large-scale mining development located upon the Rai Coast of Papua New Guinea is transforming how a local community value their
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Deep sea mining PNG’s Sensitive Marine Ecosystems

The integrity of marine ecosystems all over the world is threatened by human activities such as dumping of rubbish, disposal of chemical and radioactive wa
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Undermined and Wasted: Australia’s Nuclear Landscape

The story runs that everything the ancient Greek King Midas touched turned to gold. In the 1950’s and 60’s uranium was seen as a Midas mineral and, with ar
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