Mining on Misima

The Island of Misima lies 200 kilometers off the far eastern coastline of mainland Papua New Guinea. Over two hundred thousand people inhabit the Island and live together in small villages along the coastlines. Isolated and remote a one-way plane ticket to the Island from Port Moresby
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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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Gavin addresses the community at Galawau

Mining in the Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea: Status, Issues and Prospects

Mining in the Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea: Status, Issues and Prospects Dr Gavin Mudd (Chair, MPI), June 2012 The Morobe Province of Papua New Guinea is an old gold field – where mining dates back almost a century and still continues. The community are therefore no strangers t
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From the mountains to the sea; following the Watut River

From the mountains to the sea; following the Watut River Article for the Mineral Policy Institute June 2012 Newsletter Morobe Project report (April 6-16, 2012) Jessie Boylan …Except it was the other way around; we stepped foot into a long (5+ meters) dug out canoe, equipped with an ou
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