The people of Papua New Guinea have a complex and varied relationship with the predominantly transnational extractive industry in PNG. At a national scale, the… Read More »Desperately seeking legitimacy: Reducing the social impacts of extractives in PNG
With the construction phase of the mining boom over and demand for Australia’s energy and mineral resources waning, now is a good time to reflect… Read More »A Sense of place, a sense of loss: Australia’s Mining Legacies
Mining in Africa Poor working conditions, a high exposure to radiation, deaths and injuries to workers, road accidents, toxic spills and the discharge of radioactive… Read More »Australian uranium in Africa – our responsibility?
Waste-in the sea Papua New Guinea (PNG) could be said to be a world leader in Deep Sea Tailings Placement (DSTP). DSTP involves discharging of… Read More »Out of sight out of mind: marine mine waste disposal in Papua New Guinea
Ranger uranium mine operates within the bounds of the dual World Heritage listed Kakadu National Park. Ranger was established through a no-consent lease on the… Read More »Rehabilitating Mirarr Land: Mining to end at Ranger?
In February’s Mining Monitor, MPI outlined a proposed and potentially damaging mine on Woodlark Island in Papua New Guinea, highlighting a number of potential ecological… Read More »Increasing transparency and accountability for Woodlark Island
Since fossicking through war debris when she was a child living on Manus Island as the daughter of a Royal Australian Navy doctor, Isla MacGregor… Read More »A state of disorder: An exhibition reveals the truth of the Tasmanian mining landscape