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Bougainville Papua New Guinea Mine Watch Page 9

Landowners in Bougainville, an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea, have expressed backing for an RTG Mining led consortium to take over the abandoned Panguna mine instead of Bougainville Copper (BCL). The landowners are expected to present a 2000 signature petition in opposition of BCL.

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Bougainville's tinderbox threatens to reignite Asia Times

5 days ago0183;32;The Panguna mine effectively underwrote that process at one point copper from the mine was contributing 45% of Papua New Guineas annual export earnings and generating more than US$740 million from tax income and dividends.

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Bougainville Copper to reopen PNG mine Australian Mining

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 learnt from past

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51. Papua New Guinea/Bougainville (1975 present) UCA

On May 3, 2001, Bougainville rebels agreed to turn over their weapons to the government. Government and Bougainville representatives signed a UNPOB facilitated peace agreement in Arawa, Papua New Guinea on August 30, 2001, which provided for a referendum in Bougainville in 10 to 15 years.

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Ownership of Panguna copper gold mine triggers fresh dispute

Papua New Guinea and the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (ABG) have locked horns over who should own the copper and gold mine that Rio Tinto donated to both last month.

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Communities See Tourism Gold in Derelict Bougainville Mine

The Panguna copper mine, located in the mountains of Central Bougainville, an autonomous region in the southwest Pacific Island state of Papua New Guinea, has been derelict for 27 years since an armed campaign by local landowners forced its shutdown and triggered a decade long civil war in the late 1980s.

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extraction method used in bougainville copper mine

Oct 17, 20180183;32;The Grasberg mine is one of the largest copper mines in the mine in the now autonomous region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea. to the island, threatening traditional cultures and ways of life (Langston, 2004).

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Bougainville imposes moratorium on Panguna mine over fears

The Panguna mine, located in the east of Papua New Guinea in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, was at the centre of Bougainvilles decade long civil war. Photograph Bougainville Copper

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Bougainville Papua New Guinea Mine Watch Page 9

Landowners in Bougainville, an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea, have expressed backing for an RTG Mining led consortium to take over the abandoned Panguna mine instead of Bougainville Copper (BCL). The landowners are expected to present a 2000 signature petition in opposition of BCL.

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Traditional landowners reject mining exploration bid in

Ahead of next years referendum on independence from Papua New Guinea, the government of the autonomous region of Bougainville believes reopening the Panguna copper mine

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Plans to restart giant Bougainville mine MINING

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill said last year his government would gift the shares received from Rio, or 17.4 percent, to the people of Bougainville, although that is yet to take place.

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Bougainville at a crossroads independence and the mine

Within Bougainville, however, there was a strong sense that the mine had been imposed mainly for the benefit of the independent state of Papua New Guinea, which received a much greater share of

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Bougainville Former War Torn Territory Still Wary of

Gutted mine machinery and infrastructure are scattered across the site of the Panguna mine in the mountains of Central Bougainville, an autonomous region in Papua New Guinea.

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Rio Tinto walks away from environmental responsibility for

British Australian mining giant Rio Tinto was for 45 years the majority owner of the Panguna copper mine in Bougainville, an autonomous region in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

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Bougainville Island

Bougainville Island is the main island of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville of Papua New Guinea. This region is also known as Bougainville Province or the North Solomons. Its land area is 9,300 km 2 (3591 sq miles).

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Panguna Papua New Guinea Britannica

Panguna, mining town and site of a large open pit copper mine in the south central interior of Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea. An Australian mining company began prospecting for copper in the Crown Prince Range at Panguna in the early 1960s.

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Papua New Guinea Mining Bougainville Copper Limited

Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) today is an independently managed company of Papua New Guinea that is publicly listed on the ASX (Australian Securities Exchange). BCLs core objective is to work cooperatively towards realising the vision of resuming active exploration and sustainable copper, gold and silver mining at Panguna, in central

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Bougainville Copper Project 1969/1970 Photos Facebook

Panguna in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea in 2018. It was a privilege to be shown around Panguna town, mine and surroundings by a local from the area recentl

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Communities See Tourism Gold in Derelict Bougainville Mine

The Panguna copper mine, located in the mountains of Central Bougainville, an autonomous region in the southwest Pacific Island state of Papua New Guinea, has been derelict for 27 years since an armed campaign by local landowners forced its shutdown and triggered a decade long civil war in the late 1980s.

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History of Panguna Mine BCL Papua New Guinea Mining

Following the discovery of vast copper ore deposits in Crown Prince Range, Bougainville Copper Limited (Bougainville Copper or the company) operated a large open pit mine and processing facility at Panguna in central Bougainville in the North Solomons Province of Papua New Guinea (PNG) between 1972 and 1989.

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Rio Tinto walks away from environmental responsibility for

British Australian mining giant Rio Tinto was for 45 years the majority owner of the Panguna copper mine in Bougainville, an autonomous region in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

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Bougainville Bougainville News

Bougainville is an Autonomous Region within the independent Nation of Papua New Guinea. Bougainville has a long history of trying to breakaway from Papua New Guinea since the 1970s.

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Rio Tinto gives away stake in PNG copper mine Financial

Rio Tinto is relinquishing its shareholding in a massive copper mine in Papua New Guinea, which was closed due to a secessionism rebellion a quarter of a century ago. The Anglo Australian miner

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The new battle for Bougainvilles Panguna mine One Papua

Speculation 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

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Bougainville Copper Panguna Mine 2008 Part 1 YouTube

Mar 22, 20090183;32;Bougainville Copper Early 2008 the ESBC (The European Shareholders of Bougainville Copper / bougainville copper ) sent a cameraman to the island

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Bougainville mine locals who oppose its re opening must

T he mine lies like a scar across a bloody face. Guava village sits in a remote area in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea (PNG), above a copper mine which closed 25 years ago. Resistance to the Rio

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Papua New Guinea Bougainville mine row intensifies

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter ONeill has escalated his feud with Bougainvilles President, insisting his cabinets offer to hand over a key parcel of shares in Bougainville Copper to mine

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Bougainville travel Papua New Guinea Lonely Planet

Copper was discovered here in 1964, and Bougainville Copper Limited was the operator of the open cut mine. The Arawa Womens Centre Lodge can help arrange visits to the mine.About 10km south of Morgan Junction, youll reach Arawa and Kieta, which are virtually contiguous.

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Bougainville's Dormant Copper Mine Asia Sentinel

Bougainville was the largest cocoa producer in Papua New Guinea prior to the civil war, and production has recovered impressively with output of 15,000 tons in 2007.

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Traditional landowners reject mining exploration bid in

Ahead of next years referendum on independence from Papua New Guinea, the government of the autonomous region of Bougainville believes reopening the Panguna copper mine is the key to gaining

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