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Bougainville mine to re-open?

Bougainville mine to re-open? Published by MAC on 2005-10-21 . Bougainville mine to re-open? The newly-autonomous government of Bougainville has voted to re-open the very mine which was at the centre of the horrendous conflict, between 1988 and 1995, that cost the lives of up to 20,000 people.

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Bougainville Copper to reopen PNG mine - Australian Mining

2011-5-19  The Panguna copper mine on the Papua New Guinea island of Bougainville could reopen within five years. The operators of the mine, Rio Tinto subsidiary Bougainville Copper has

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Bougainville mine could re-open within two years ...

2013-6-19  The newly-appointed head of the Bougainville landowners group is cautiously optimistic that work to re-open the giant Panguna copper and gold mine could begin within two years. Lawrence Daveona is the new chairman of the Umbrella Panguna Landowners Association (UPMALA), which represents six landowner groups.

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Bougainville Copper Wants To Reopen Panguna Mine

2017-5-3  Formerly owned by Rio Tinto, company now owned by PNG, Bougainville governments. By Papua New Guinea correspondent Eric Tlozek. MELBOURNE, Australia (Radio Australia, May 4, 2017) – The company which used to the run the controversial Panguna copper mine on the island of Bougainville is now trying to reopen it with the support of the island's Government.

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Will Bougainville Reopen the Panguna Mine? - Pacific ...

2019-11-21  Bougainville Copper Limited, (BCL) a subsidiary of the British-Australian resources giant Rio Tinto, owned the mine at the time of the conflict and despite extracting around 550,000 tonnes of copper concentrate and 450,000 ounces of gold in its final year of production was forced to close as it appeared the separatists were not going to back down.

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Bougainville mine ‘to reopen next year’ – The National

2010-11-29  THE European shareholders of Bougainville Copper (ESBC) have welcomed the breakthrough achieved by the Panguna landowners’ conference in Buka regarding the re-opening of the Panguna mine. This historical decision was reached on Sunday when landowners agreed to re-open the mine towards the end of next year.

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Bougainville: Reopening Mine Risks Reopening Old

In January 2018, the autonomous Bougainville government introduced a moratorium on mining at the Panguna mine, which had been at the heart of the secessionist conflict

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Bougainville Copper maintains inside running on re

2014-8-20  The Bougainville parliament has just passed an interim mining act, paving the way for its troubled Panguna copper mine to re-open. Even though the new act removes the automatic renewal of its lease to continue, Bougainville Copper Limited is still the

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"Chances of Panguna Mine Re-Opening Improving" —

2021-3-11  Chances of Panguna Mine Re-Opening Improving. The head of one of the Bougainville landowner groups impacted by the Panguna mine says it is up to the landowners to decide whether or not to reopen the mine. The Panguna Mine was at the heart of the ten-year Bougainville civil war, and it was forced to close in 1989 when it was PNG's largest export ...

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New Gold Dreams: Discovering Papua New Guinea's

2021-9-27  Germany annexed Bougainville in the 1880s, then Japan invaded in 1942. After the Second World War, Australia administered Bougainville before handing it to newly independent Papua New Guinea in 1975. Yet the catalyst for conflict was Panguna. Pastor with an oil drum speaker (Mark Stratton) “Panguna awoke us,” Steven told me.

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Bougainville mine could re-open within two years ...

2013-6-19  The newly-appointed head of the Bougainville landowners group is cautiously optimistic that work to re-open the giant Panguna copper and gold mine could begin within two years. Lawrence Daveona is the new chairman of the Umbrella Panguna Landowners Association (UPMALA), which represents six landowner groups.

Read More
Bougainville mine ‘to reopen next year’ – The National

2010-11-29  THE European shareholders of Bougainville Copper (ESBC) have welcomed the breakthrough achieved by the Panguna landowners’ conference in Buka regarding the re-opening of the Panguna mine. This historical decision was reached on Sunday when landowners agreed to re-open the mine towards the end of next year.

Read More
Bougainville: Reopening Mine Risks Reopening Old

In January 2018, the autonomous Bougainville government introduced a moratorium on mining at the Panguna mine, which had been at the heart of the secessionist conflict between the Bougainville Revolutionary Army (BRA) and the Papua New Guinea

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Bougainville Copper maintains inside running on re

2014-8-20  The Bougainville parliament has just passed an interim mining act, paving the way for its troubled Panguna copper mine to re-open. Even though the new act removes the automatic renewal of its lease to continue, Bougainville Copper Limited is still the preferred mine operator, as

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Bougainville Copper to reopen PNG mine - Australian Mining

2011-5-19  The Panguna copper mine on the Papua New Guinea island of Bougainville could reopen within five years. The operators of the mine, Rio Tinto subsidiary Bougainville Copper has

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Bougainville Copper Ltd plans to restart Panguna Mine ...

2020-6-16  Advertisement. BOUGAINVILLE Copper Ltd (BCL) carried out a new redevelopment study last year to identify a viable, phased re-start and expansion strategy for the Panguna mine in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville. Speaking at the company’s 2020 annual general meeting (AGM) last week BCL chairman Sir Melchior Togolo, said the new work built ...

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Bougainville Copper Wants To Reopen Panguna Mine

2017-5-3  Formerly owned by Rio Tinto, company now owned by PNG, Bougainville governments. By Papua New Guinea correspondent Eric Tlozek. MELBOURNE, Australia (Radio Australia, May 4, 2017) – The company which used to the run the controversial Panguna copper mine on the island of Bougainville is now trying to reopen it with the support of the island's Government.

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New Gold Dreams: Discovering Papua New Guinea's

2021-9-27  Germany annexed Bougainville in the 1880s, then Japan invaded in 1942. After the Second World War, Australia administered Bougainville before handing it to newly independent Papua New Guinea in 1975. Yet the catalyst for conflict was Panguna. Pastor with an oil drum speaker (Mark Stratton) “Panguna awoke us,” Steven told me.

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Bougainville: Rio Tinto faces war crimes allegations in ...

Bougainville: Rio Tinto faces war crimes allegations in bid to reopen mine. British-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto is seriously contemplating reopening its Bougainville copper and gold mine, Reuters reported on February 7. Situated on Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) eastern border with the Solomon Islands, the company’s Bougainville operation ...

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VOICES ON PANGUNA - Bougainville Copper

2013-7-5  "BCL will come and re-open the mine but need to tidy up a lot of things before they come and re-open the mine. We all agree that BCL will come back because they have learned their mistake. We have learned our mistake and, maybe, we can start on a new slate" CHRIS DAMANA. Interim Chairman of the key umbrella group, the Panguna Landowners . 24 ...

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Bougainville Copper to reopen PNG mine - Australian Mining

2011-5-19  The Panguna copper mine on the Papua New Guinea island of Bougainville could reopen within five years. The operators of the mine, Rio Tinto subsidiary Bougainville Copper has

Read More
Bougainville: Reopening Mine Risks Reopening Old

In January 2018, the autonomous Bougainville government introduced a moratorium on mining at the Panguna mine, which had been at the heart of the secessionist conflict between the Bougainville Revolutionary Army (BRA) and the Papua New Guinea

Read More
Bougainville mine ‘to reopen next year’ – The National

2010-11-29  THE European shareholders of Bougainville Copper (ESBC) have welcomed the breakthrough achieved by the Panguna landowners’ conference in Buka regarding the re-opening of the Panguna mine. This historical decision was reached on Sunday when landowners agreed to re-open the mine towards the end of next year.

Read More
Bougainville Copper maintains inside running on re

2014-8-20  The Bougainville parliament has just passed an interim mining act, paving the way for its troubled Panguna copper mine to re-open. Even though the new act removes the automatic renewal of its lease to continue, Bougainville Copper Limited is still the

Read More
Bougainville Copper Ltd plans to restart Panguna Mine ...

2020-6-16  Advertisement. BOUGAINVILLE Copper Ltd (BCL) carried out a new redevelopment study last year to identify a viable, phased re-start and expansion strategy for the Panguna mine in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville. Speaking at the company’s 2020 annual general meeting (AGM) last week BCL chairman Sir Melchior Togolo, said the new work built ...

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Bougainville: Rio Tinto faces war crimes allegations in ...

2021-10-28  British-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto is seriously contemplating reopening its Bougainville copper and gold mine, Reuters reported on February 7. Situated on Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) eastern border with the Solomon Islands, the

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VOICES ON PANGUNA - Bougainville Copper

2013-7-5  "BCL will come and re-open the mine but need to tidy up a lot of things before they come and re-open the mine. We all agree that BCL will come back because they have learned their mistake. We have learned our mistake and, maybe, we can start on a new slate" CHRIS DAMANA. Interim Chairman of the key umbrella group, the Panguna Landowners . 24 ...

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Bougainville president accuses mining company of lying to ...

2020-1-25  The president of the autonomous Bougainville government has accused an Australian-linked mining company of lying to the Australian Securities Exchange over

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Proposed Bougainville mining laws a ‘reckless land grab ...

2020-11-23  Since 2009, there has been a push to re-open the mine, with proponents claiming that Bougainville needs the mine to be economically independent. President Momis has been at the forefront of this fight, under the auspices of former operator Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL), claiming that it would be the best and quickest option to generate revenue.

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New mining company the best deal for Bougainvilleans ...

2019-2-4  New mining company the best deal for Bougainvilleans - Momis. 11:56 am on 4 February 2019. An amended Mining Act will mean a new mining company in Bougainville can offer the best deal to landowners, the president of the autonomous

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