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Article content MELBOURNE Papua New Guineas Ok Tedi copper and gold mine suspended output on Wednesday for at least 14 days after seven workers tested positive for the coronavirus the mine operator said

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  • Frieda River Copper And Gold Project Papua New Guinea

    Frieda River Copper And Gold Project Papua New Guinea

    Frieda river project is located in the provinces of sandaun and east sepik in papua new guinea it is one of the biggest copper and gold deposits found in the asiapacific region the mine is jointly owned by panaust 80 and highlands pacific 20 panaust acquired the majority stake earlier held

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  • Australianbased Companys Png Mine Could Pose Big

    Australianbased Companys Png Mine Could Pose Big

    Jun 15 2019nbsp018332papua new guinea has a chequered mining history including an environmental disaster when the bhp ok tedi copper mines tailings dam failed and

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  • Abandoned Panguna Copper Mine Could Find Itself In A New

    Abandoned Panguna Copper Mine Could Find Itself In A New

    The company claiming ownership of the mine site today is bougainville copper asx bclotc pink bocof which is listed in australia and part owned by both the governments of papua new guinea

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  • Papua New Guineas Ok Tedi Copper Mine Halts Output Over

    Papua New Guineas Ok Tedi Copper Mine Halts Output Over

    Aug 06 2020nbsp018332adds lost production figures economic impact by sonali paul melbourne aug 6 reuters papua new guineas ok tedi copper and gold mine has suspended operations for at least 14 days after seven workers tested positive for the novel coronavirus the mine operator said

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  • Virus Outbreak Shutters Huge Papua New Guinea Mine

    Virus Outbreak Shutters Huge Papua New Guinea Mine

    The copper and gold mine sits in the remote papua new guinea highlands employs thousands of people and accounts for around seven percent of the countrys gdp according to company figures

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  • Freeport Mine Wwf

    Freeport Mine Wwf

    Freeport copper mine in the carstensz mountains papua province indonesia south of new guinea deposition of mine tailings directly into the aikwa river caused a flood in 1991 which destroyed a large area of lowland forest and continues to threaten the town of timika

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  • The New Battle For Bougainvilles Panguna Mine The

    The New Battle For Bougainvilles Panguna Mine The

    Aug 21 2018nbsp018332speculation about the future of the panguna copper mine in papua new guineas autonomous region of bougainville which ignited a decade long civil war in the 1990s peaked late last year when an application for exploration by former rio tinto subsidiary bougainville copper ltd bcl was put to a local vote

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  • Mining Industries Pwc Papua New Guinea

    Mining Industries Pwc Papua New Guinea

    Since 1970 the mining industry has dominated pngs economy mineral exports are gold copper silver nickel and cobalt png mines are spread across the country the largest of which include ok tedi copper and gold mine porgera gold mine lihir gold mine hidden valley gold mine simberi gold mine tolukuma gold mine and ramu nickel mine

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  • Uncovering Impacts Of Gold Mining In Papua New Guinea

    Uncovering Impacts Of Gold Mining In Papua New Guinea

    Feb 05 2016nbsp018332the pacific island of papua new guinea is one of the worlds most resource rich countries hosting nearly 7 percent of global biodiversity and important reserves of gold copper and hydrocarbons however despite a burgeoning resource economy the country struggles to translate resource rents into development

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  • Virus Outbreak Shutters Huge Papua New Guinea Mine

    Virus Outbreak Shutters Huge Papua New Guinea Mine

    Aug 05 2020nbsp018332the mine began operations in 1984 and despite longrunning environmental problems remains vital to the papua new guinea economy providing the government with muchneeded tax revenue it is one of the largest mines in a sector that along with natural gas makes up around 10 percent of the governments revenue according to the

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  • Coronavirus Case Emerges At Second Mine In Papua New Guinea

    Coronavirus Case Emerges At Second Mine In Papua New Guinea

    Aug 09 2020nbsp018332the novel coronavirus has been detected at a second mine in papua new guinea after an employee at the lihir mine owned by newcrest mining ltd tested positive for the disease the 30yearold male who flew in from port moresby at the end of july is among 26 confirmed cases reported on sunday by the

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  • Papua New Guineas Ok Tedi Copper Mine Halts Output

    Papua New Guineas Ok Tedi Copper Mine Halts Output

    Melbourne aug 6 reuters papua new guineas ok tedi copper and gold mine has suspended operations for at least 14 days after seven workers tested positive for the novel coronavirus the mine

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  • Papua New Guineas Ok Tedi Copper Mine Halts Output

    Papua New Guineas Ok Tedi Copper Mine Halts Output

    By sonali paul melbourne reuters papua new guineas ok tedi copper and gold mine has suspended operations for at least 14 days after seven workers tested positive for the novel coronavirus the mine operator said the company said it had stopped production for at least two weeks quotto limit further transmission and allow contact tracing isolat

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  • Papua New Guineas Ok Tedi Copper Mine Halts Output Due

    Papua New Guineas Ok Tedi Copper Mine Halts Output Due

    Melbourne papua new guineas ok tedi copper and gold mine suspended output on wednesday for at least 14 days after seven workers tested positive for the coronavirus the mine operator said the company said it was immediately suspending operation for at least two weeks to limit further transmission and allow contact tracing isolation and

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  • Bougainville Votes For Independence From Papua New Guinea

    Bougainville Votes For Independence From Papua New Guinea

    Dec 11 2019nbsp018332more than 181000 people voted in the independence referendum in bougainville a group of islands that sit on one of the worlds largest copper mines off the east coast of mainland papua new guinea

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  • Papua New Guineas Ok Tedi Copper Mine Halts Output Over

    Papua New Guineas Ok Tedi Copper Mine Halts Output Over

    Melbourne papua new guineas ok tedi copper and gold mine has suspended operations for at least 14 days after seven workers tested positive for the novel coronavirus the mine operator said the company said it had stopped production for at least two weeks to limit further transmission and allow contact tracing isolation and testing

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  • Mou Signed For Wafigolpu Coppergold Mine In Papua New Guinea

    Mou Signed For Wafigolpu Coppergold Mine In Papua New Guinea

    Developers newcrest mining and harmony gold have signed a memorandum of understanding with the papua new guinea government for the development of the wafigolpu coppergold mine in pngs morobe province while the mou indicates negotiations are proceeding well there is still plenty of work to be done before the project gets a green light from government local communities and investors

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  • Panguna Papua New Guinea Britannica

    Panguna Papua New Guinea Britannica

    Panguna mining town and site of a large openpit copper mine in the southcentral interior of bougainville island papua new guineaan australian mining company began prospecting for copper in the crown prince range at panguna in the early 1960s roads and a pipeline were subsequently built to convey the copper concentrate to the drying and loading installations at loloho on arawa bay and

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  • Bougainville Explained How The Worlds Newest Country

    Bougainville Explained How The Worlds Newest Country

    A supplied image shows the former bougainville copper limiteds bcl panguna mining operation including buildings that were a former police station mess hall and miners accommodation located on the pacific ocean island of bougainville papua new guinea april 2 2017

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  • Australian Mining Giant Leaves Environmental Disaster In

    Australian Mining Giant Leaves Environmental Disaster In

    Apr 09 2002nbsp018332australianbritish mining giant bhpbilliton announced at the end of january that it was severing all ties with the ok tedi copper mine in papua new guinea facing the possibility of legal

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  • Wafigolpu Gold And Copper Project Papua New Guinea

    Wafigolpu Gold And Copper Project Papua New Guinea

    The papua new guinea government has the right to purchase 30 equity interest in any mineral discovery at wafigolpu before the commencement of mining the wafigolpu project is expected to start production in 2020 with annual production peaking in 2025 at 320000 ounces oz of gold and 150000t of copper

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  • Attempted Reopening Of Copper Mine In Papua New Guinea

    Attempted Reopening Of Copper Mine In Papua New Guinea

    Dec 06 2017nbsp018332well if panguna is considered a part of that dead history then bougainville copper limited bcl a copper mining company in papua new guinea png is trying the impossible the mining company is now attempting to reopen the massive panguna mine in bougainville an autonomous regionisland in png

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  • Virus Outbreak Shuts Ok Tedi Mine Mining Journal

    Virus Outbreak Shuts Ok Tedi Mine Mining Journal

    Ok tedi mining has shut its namesake coppergold mine in papua new guinea for at least the next 14 days after seven employees tested positive for covid19 the mine produced 99000t of copper

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  • Rio Tinto Walks Away From Environmental Responsibility For

    Rio Tinto Walks Away From Environmental Responsibility For

    Apr 06 2017nbsp018332britishaustralian mining giant rio tinto was for 45 years the majorityowner of the panguna copper mine in bougainville an autonomous region in papua new guinea

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  • Will Bougainville Reopen The Panguna Mine The Diplomat

    Will Bougainville Reopen The Panguna Mine The Diplomat

    Nov 22 2019nbsp018332the mine was also at the center of a decadelong civil war fought between the bougainville revolutionary army and the papua new guinea defense force in the 1990s

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  • Coppermoly Is Focussed On Exploring For And Developing

    Coppermoly Is Focussed On Exploring For And Developing

    Coppermoly ltd is a mineral exploration and resource development company steadily advancing an exciting portfolio of coppergold projects in the south west pacific nation of papua new guinea since listing on the australian stock exchange in 2007 coppermolys exploration efforts have been focused on the island of new britain where the company holds extensive highly

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  • History Of Panguna Mine Bcl

    History Of Panguna Mine Bcl

    In the 17 years prior to 1989 the mine produced concentrate containing three million tonnes of copper 306 tonnes of gold and 784 tonnes of silver the production had a value of 52 billion kina k which represented approximately 44 per cent of papua new guineas exports over that period

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  • Pngs Ok Tedi From Disaster To Dividends Australia

    Pngs Ok Tedi From Disaster To Dividends Australia

    Jan 07 2013nbsp018332papua new guineas huge ok tedi gold and copper mine used to be a name synonymous with environmental disaster it is now more than a decade since bhp billiton the company responsible for the

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  • Bougainvilles Gold Mine Sparked A War That Killed 20 000

    Bougainvilles Gold Mine Sparked A War That Killed 20 000

    The panguna mines profits funded papua new guineas independence from australia in 1975 and made australian company rio tinto rich but the bougainville landowners saw little of the wealth

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  • Covid19 Case Emerges At Second Mine In Papua New Guinea

    Covid19 Case Emerges At Second Mine In Papua New Guinea

    Sydney the novel coronavirus has been detected at a second mine in papua new guinea after an employee at the lihir mine owned by newcrest mining tested positive for the disease the 30yearold

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