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Mining in Papua New Guinea - Wikipedia

Allied Gold, an Australian-based company, operate an open pit gold (and silver) mine called the Simberi Oxide Gold Project in the volcanic highlands on the eastern side of Simberi Island Gold production started in February 2008 and the mine has a projected life of 8 years. Production...

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Porgera Gold Mine - Wikipedia

The Porgera Gold Mine is a large gold and silver mining operation in Enga province, Papua New Guinea (PNG), located at the head of the Porgera Valley. The mine is situated in the rain forest covered highlands at an altitude of 2,200 to 2,700 m, in a region of high rainfall, landslides, and frequent earthquakes. The Porgera...

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Papua New Guinea Mining News and Commentary | MINING.com

Papua New Guinea mining news. Explore related Papua New Guinea articles for more information on the Papua New Guinea mining industry.

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List of Mines in PNG - PNG Facts

Mining Companies in PNG PNG has a portfolio of mining projects spread across the country. The large projects dominate: Barrick Gold's Porgera gold mine, Ok Tedi copper mine, Newcrest's Lihir gold mine, and most recently, Newcrest-Harmony's Hidden Valley gold mine and MCC's Ramu nickel-cobalt project. There are...

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Papua New Guinea Precious Metals (Gold) Mining Industry to 2020

Mar 4, 2015 ... MarketReportsStore.com offers Precious Metals Mining in Papua New Guinea to 2020 - a Focus on the Gold Industry research report contains an ... The report also includes drivers and restraints affecting the industry, profiles of major precious metals mining companies, information on the major active,...

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Uncovering Impacts of Gold Mining in Papua New Guinea

Feb 5, 2016 ... Many of the communities in Porgera, Papua New Guinea, experience episodic water insecurity, poor sanitary conditions and chronic poverty. ... The Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) gold mine, majority-owned by Canadian mining company Barrick Gold and Chinese company Zijin, has brought benefits to local...

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Barrick Gold Corporation - Operations - Porgera (47.5%)

The Porgera Joint Venture is an open pit and underground gold mine located at an altitude of 2,200-2,700 meters in the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea. The operation is roughly 130 kilometers west of Mount Hagen, and 600 kilometers northwest of the capital Port Moresby. Barrick (Niugini) Ltd. is the 95% owner of...

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Mining in Papua New Guinea - CountryMine - InfoMine

Complete mining information for Papua New Guinea - Papua New Guinea mining news, Papua New Guinea mining jobs, Papua New Guinea mines, companies, stocks, suppliers, equipment and more.

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List of Mining Projects and Companies in Papua New Guinea ...

Oct 26, 2013 ... Mining Companies in PNG PNG has a portfolio of mining projects spread across the country. The large projects dominate: Barrick Gold's Porgera gold mine, Ok Tedi copper mine, Newcrest's Lihir gold mine, and most recently, Newcrest-Harmony's Hidden Valley gold mine and MCC's Ramu nickel-cobalt...

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Mining History

Gold was first discovered in Papua New Guinea in 1852 as accidental traces in pottery from Redscar Bay on the Papua Peninsula; Nye and Fisher (1954), ... From 1932, Bulolo Gold Dredging, floated by a precursor of the internatinal Canadian gold mining company Placer Dome, constructed eight dredges at Bulolo and...

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Mining projects roll out across Papua New Guinea | Papua New ...

More recently the state consolidated its hold on the company in late 2013 with the nationalisation of the Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML) and its full conversion ... The Lihir gold mine in New Ireland Province remains the star performer of PNG's gold mining segment, with production on target to hit around 900,000 oz for the...

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The Mineral Industry of Papua New Guinea in1998 - USGS Mineral ...

The mineral industry in the Independent State of Papua New. Guinea remains the cornerstone of the country's ... sluicing by individuals and small gold-mining companies to large, modern, mechanized copper and gold ... contribution to the economy of Papua New Guinea, the mining and petroleum sectors also contributed...

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Topic - Papua New Guinea - Mining Weekly

By: Henry Lazenby 30th January 2018 Testing of the fleet of underwater machines that marine mining pioneer Nautilus Minerals will use to mine the Solwara 1 gold/copper project, offshore Papua New Guinea (PNG), has so far delivered results meeting or exceeding design parameters, the company recently reported.

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Barrick Gold in Papua New Guinea | Raid

Killing, rape, forced eviction and environmental destruction in Papua New Guinea. Canadian company Barrick Gold Corporation was involved in alleged abuses related to its Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) gold mine. PJV security personnel are implicated in human rights violations said to have taken place over many years,...

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Did Papua New Guinea Police Commit Atrocities for Gold Company ...

Mar 28, 2017 ... Human rights advocates in Papua New Guinea raised alarm following shocking accusations of violence leveled at police by villagers residing near the Porgera Joint Venture Gold Mine owned by Barrick Gold, the world's largest gold mining company. The police stand accused of taking part in a pre-dawn...

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Papua New Guinea women and Barrick Gold settle claims of sexual ...

A Canada-based gold mining company is paying compensation to a group of tribal women and girls who allege they were assaulted and raped by police and security guards at the company's mine in Papua New Guinea. The 11 women…are among 137 local Enga women and girls who had previously been compensated...

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Bougainville Copper Limited: Papua New Guinea Mining

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

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Mining in PNG | PNG Chamber of Mines and Petroleum

New mines opened in the ensuing period included the 80,000 oz a year Simberi mine, now undergoing expansion; the small Sinivit heap leach mine, which has since closed; the gold-silver Hidden Valley mine and the US$2.1 billion Ramu Nickel mine, the first mine in PNG to be owned and operated by a Chinese company...

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Ok Tedi Mining Limited: Home

Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML) is a State-owned company that operates an open-pit copper, gold and silver mine located in the Star Mountains of Western Province, Papua New Guinea (PNG). The company holds a large portfolio of exploration leases in the vicinity of its Mt Fubilan mining operations and is actively...

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Mt Kare Project - PNG - Indochine Mining

Papua New Guinea (PNG), has the world's greatest concentration of world-class gold and copper deposits. In Indochine's 100% owned Mt Kare project the gold resource, has had prior expenditure of approximately A$60 million, including 365 drill holes. This led to an initial JORC-compliant Mineral Resource Statement for...

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Corporate profile - Harmony Gold

Harmony, a gold mining and exploration company, conducts its activities in South Africa, one of the world's best-known gold mining regions, and in Papua New Guinea, one of the world's premier new gold-copper regions. Harmony, which has more than six decades of experience, was South Africa's third largest gold...

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Hidden Valley - Harmony Gold

Mining company which explore, extract and produce gold in South Africa and Papua New Guinea. Listed on JSE Limited (Ticker: HAR), New York Stock Exchange (Ticker: HMY) and Berlin Stock Exchange (HAM1).

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Newcrest Papua New Guinea gold mine remains suspended after ...

Jul 19, 2015 ... Gold and silver mining remainssuspended at Papua New Guinea's Hidden Valley mine following thedeath of a worker on July 18, joint venture partner ... The company's larger Lihir gold mine on Lihir Island in the Bismark Sea was shut for 36 hours in June due to a dispute over a compensation package.

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Papua New Guinea: exploration for gold - State Library of NSW

Another important date in prospecting and gold mining came in 1927 with the first Lae to Wau (near Edie Creek) aeroplane flight. Cecil Levien also became a director and major share holder of Guinea Airways Limited, New Guinea's pioneer aviation company. Originally started under the name Guinea Gold, with a DH37...

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Lihir, PNG | Newcrest Mining Limited

Lihir, Papua New Guinea. The Lihir operation on Aniolam Island in the New Ireland Province of Papua New Guinea (PNG), 900 kilometres north-east of Port Moresby, is 100 per cent owned and operated by Lihir Gold Limited (LGL). Newcrest acquired the Lihir operation as a result of the merger with LGL by court-approved...

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PNG: Deadly clashes between locals & the world's biggest gold ...

Dec 5, 2013 ... Violent clashes have once again erupted between local people, police and company security guards at the giant Porgera gold and silver mine in Papua New Guinea's highlands, operated and largely owned by the Canadian corporation Barrick Gold – the world's biggest gold mining company. Green Left...

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Placer Dome Gold Mine - Porgera - Papua New Guinea - Mining ...

The Porgera gold mine is located in Enga Province, about 600km north west of Port Moresby. The mine is operated by a joint venture between Placer Dome (75%), Orogen Minerals Ltd (20%) and Mineral Resources Porgera Pty. Ltd (5%), the latter two representing the state of PNG and local landowners. In early 2006...

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Protest Barrick : Papua New Guinea

In Papua New Guinea, Barrick dumps toxic mine tailings directly into the river. ... There are lingering tensions among victims of rape by employees of Canadian miner Barrick Gold at its Porgera Joint Venture in Papua New Guinea's Enga ... Canada mining firm compensates Papua New Guinea women after alleged rapes

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Women from Papua New Guinea bring rape complaints to Canadian ...

Apr 26, 2017 ... Women travel from Papua New Guinea to tell their stories of sexual assault to a Canadian mining company as government considers new mining ... years ago by security guards employed by the Porgera Joint Venture mine, which is co-owned by Barrick Gold and Chinese company Zijin Mining Group.

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K92 Mining brings Kainantu gold mine in Papua New Guinea back ...

Feb 7, 2017 ... K92 Mining is preparing for its first export of gold concentrate from Kainantu mine and plans to ramp up to full production around April this year, company Chief Operating Officer, John Lewins tells Business Advantage PNG.

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Placer Dome Gold Mine - Porgera - Papua New Guinea - Mining ...

The Porgera gold mine is located in Enga Province, about 600km north west of Port Moresby. The mine is operated by a joint venture between Placer Dome (75%), Orogen Minerals Ltd (20%) and Mineral Resources Porgera Pty. Ltd (5%), the latter two representing the state of PNG and local landowners. In early 2006...

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PNG: Deadly clashes between locals & the world's biggest gold ...

Dec 5, 2013 ... Violent clashes have once again erupted between local people, police and company security guards at the giant Porgera gold and silver mine in Papua New Guinea's highlands, operated and largely owned by the Canadian corporation Barrick Gold – the world's biggest gold mining company. Green Left...

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Chinese company ups value of huge PNG mining project | Radio ...

May 20, 2016 ... A Chinese conglomerate planning to develop the Frieda River copper and gold project in Papua New Guinea has more than doubled the estimated construction cost.

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Environmental and social concerns at the Lihir gold mine, Papua ...

Nov 28, 2017 ... Environmental and social concerns at the Lihir gold mine, Papua New Guinea .... The Lihir Special Mining Lease (SML) was granted in 1995 and the Lihir project was transferred to Lihir Gold Limited (LGL) Company, which was managed and operated by the Lihir Management Company – a subsidiary of...

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Mining in Papua New Guinea - Hermann Mückler

Highlands Pacific Limited is a Papua New Guinea (PNG) based nickel exploration company and owns ... of the first major investments in PNG, and was at one stage one of the world's largest copper - gold mines. Gold. PNG has ranked as the 11th gold producer in the world over the past few years with almost all of the.

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Mining Companies, the State, and Landowners in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea's minerals development policy, regarded by some as a model for the Third World, was thrown into disarray in May 1989 when militant landowners forced the closure of the giant copper and gold mine at Panguna, Bougainville Island.' Since the so-called &dquo;Bou- gainville crisis&dquo; began in...

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Lihir, PNG | Newcrest Mining Limited

Lihir, Papua New Guinea. The Lihir operation on Aniolam Island in the New Ireland Province of Papua New Guinea (PNG), 900 kilometres north-east of Port Moresby, is 100 per cent owned and operated by Lihir Gold Limited (LGL). Newcrest acquired the Lihir operation as a result of the merger with LGL by court-approved...

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Harmony Gold | LinkedIn

Harmony Gold (PNG) Exploration Limited (HGEL) hold in excess of 8000 square kilometres of tenure in Papua New Guinea and are actively exploring for ... Harmony also has a 50% interest in the Morobe Mining Joint Ventures (MMJV) which includes Hidden Valley, an open-pit gold and silver mine, the Wafi-Golpu project...

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World's First Deep Sea Gold & Copper Mine Coming to Papua New ...

Aug 6, 2012 ... Papua New Guinea's government has just granted a Canadian mining company a 20-year licence to harvest its deep sea territories for copper and gold. Once it commences, it will be the first commercial deep sea mining operation ever carried out. The controversial project has been in the works for years...

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Papua New Guinea | Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

In 2013, Papua New Guinea was the world's 12th largest producer of gold, with Lihir, Ok Tedi and Porgera the largest industrial gold mines. ... The three main taxes and fees levied on companies operating in the extractive industries include mining and petroleum tax (corporate income tax), group taxes (taxes withheld on...

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