RIO Tinto, the war on Bougainville and resistance to mining

State Crime – on the Margins of Empire, RIO Tinto, the War on Bougainville and Resistance to mining Author: Kristian Lasslett, Pub: Pluto Press, paperback, 2014, 256 p. Book Review: Charles Roche, Mineral Policy Institute Dr Lasslett, a criminology academic from the University of Ulst
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Draft Bouganville Mining Bill

From the draft bill – who owns the minerals is always going to be a contentious issue! Division 2 – Ownership of minerals 9.    MINERALS CEASE TO BE PROPERTY OF THE STATE OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA All minerals existing on, in or below the surface of land in the Autonomous Region of Bo
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Bouganville against mine

OPPOSITION to re-opening of the mine at Panguna by the Autonomous Bougainville Government is slowly gaining momentum in Central Bougainville. Many community leaders feel that this is not the time to talk about mining. Meanwhile, the ABG has been asked to consider other industries toge
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