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  • The Case of the Bougainville Mine Success and Failure in

    The Case Of The Bougainville Mine Success And Failure In

    The Case of the Bougainville Mine Success and Failure in.Sep 18, 2015 As this dearth of inquiry is particularly evident in South Pacific economies, this paper examines the management of Bougainville Copper Limited BCL, an Australian mining company that operated in Papua New Guinea PNG until it was violently expelled by local communities in 1990.

  • Decadesold mine in Bougainville exacts devastating human

    Decadesold Mine In Bougainville Exacts Devastating Human

    Decadesold mine in Bougainville exacts devastating human.Apr 17, 2020 The British-Australian mining company Rio Tinto divested from its majority stake in the local operating company in 2016 and says that the governments of Bougainville and Papua New Guinea, now the ...

  • Bougainville Copper Ltd Company amp People BOC Barrons

    Bougainville Copper Ltd Company Amp People Boc Barrons

    Bougainville Copper Ltd Company amp People BOC Barrons.Bougainville Copper Ltd. engages in the business of mining. It also involves in the exploration of copper, gold, and silver. The company was founded on June 2, 1967 and is headquartered in Port ...

  • Rio Tinto Reaches Deal to Review Bougainville Copper Mine

    Rio Tinto Reaches Deal To Review Bougainville Copper Mine

    Rio Tinto Reaches Deal to Review Bougainville Copper Mine.Jul 20, 2021 The miner in 2016 transferred its 53.8 stake in Bougainville Copper Ltd, the company that ran the mine, to the Autonomous Bougainville government and the Papua New Guinea government for no amount.

  • Rio Tinto Mining giant accused of poisoning rivers in

    Rio Tinto Mining Giant Accused Of Poisoning Rivers In

    Rio Tinto Mining giant accused of poisoning rivers in.Sep 29, 2020 Mining giant Rio Tinto is facing accusations that a mine it abandoned in Papua New Guinea two decades ago is leaking poisonous waste into rivers. More than 150 people living in Bougainville have ...

  • Bougainvilles 58B goldcopper mine rights safe for now

    Bougainvilles 58b Goldcopper Mine Rights Safe For Now

    Bougainvilles 58B goldcopper mine rights safe for now.Feb 12, 2019 The autonomous Papua New Guinea region of Bougainville has rejected controversial changes to its Mining Act, which were said to be aimed at letting a new

  • Plans to restart giant Bougainville mine stall as

    Plans To Restart Giant Bougainville Mine Stall As

    Plans to restart giant Bougainville mine stall as.Oct 05, 2017 The quarter of a million people of Bougainville are tentatively scheduled to vote on independence from Papua New Guinea in June 2019, and revenue from the reopening of the Panguna mine

  • Kupei Destination Guide Bougainville Papua New Guinea

    Kupei Destination Guide Bougainville Papua New Guinea

    Kupei Destination Guide Bougainville Papua New Guinea.Bougainville Copper. Bougainville Copper Ltd is an Australian copper, gold, and silver mining company that operates the Panguna open cut mine on the island of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea PNG. It was one of the worlds largest open-pit mines. The Panguna mine dominated the economy of the island during the 1970s and 1980s.

  • 26 May 1989 Bougainville Copper sees no end to crisis

    26 May 1989 Bougainville Copper Sees No End To Crisis

    26 May 1989 Bougainville Copper sees no end to crisis.MELBOURNE Bougainville Copper Ltds giant copper mine will stay closed for at least several more weeks as the ...

  • Rio ready to discuss Bougainville cleanup after claims it

    Rio Ready To Discuss Bougainville Cleanup After Claims It

    Rio ready to discuss Bougainville cleanup after claims it.Oct 09, 2020 Global miner Rio Tinto says it is ready to discuss cleaning up the site of the gold and copper Panguna mine which it abandoned in 2016, a move locals say was designed to allow the miner to entirely avoid the costs of clean-up. A complaint has been lodged with the Australian Treasury Department by the

  • Mining giant Rio Tinto Face Environmental Human Rights

    Mining Giant Rio Tinto Face Environmental Human Rights

    Mining giant Rio Tinto Face Environmental Human Rights.May 18, 2021 Mineral exploration in Bougainville in the 1960s, followed by the construction of the Panguna open-cut copper mine, occurred when the island region was under Australian administration. It would subsequently become a massive source of internal revenue Papua New Guinea, which was granted Independence in 1975.

  • Rio Tintos billiondollar mess unprincipled shameful

    Rio Tintos Billiondollar Mess Unprincipled Shameful

    Rio Tintos billiondollar mess unprincipled shameful.Aug 19, 2016 This controversial pit became the flashpoint for a bitter civil war in Papua New Guinea in the 1990s that cost as many as 20,000 lives. Heavy trucks sit rusting on the edges of Panguna copper mine ...

  • History Autonomous Bougainville Government

    History Autonomous Bougainville Government

    History Autonomous Bougainville Government.THE BOUGAINVILLE CRISIS Tensions over the mine rose again in the late 1980s and in 1988, the Bougainville Revolutionary Army BRA was formed. Acts of sabotage on the mine and workers concerns for safety led to the closure of the mine in 1989 and escalation into civil conflict between the BRA and the Papua New Guinea Defence Force PNGDF.

  • Rio Tinto copper mine that sparked civil war in Papua New

    Rio Tinto Copper Mine That Sparked Civil War In Papua New

    Rio Tinto copper mine that sparked civil war in Papua New.Jul 21, 2021 Rio Tinto has agreed to fund an independent study into the environmental and human rights impacts of its former copper mine that sparked civil war in Bougainville in Papua New Guinea

  • Bougainville Copper Limited Home Facebook

    Bougainville Copper Limited Home Facebook

    Bougainville Copper Limited Home Facebook.Bougainville Copper Limited, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. 4,962 likes 112 talking about this. BCL is an independently managed company of PNG that is working towards the vision of resuming...

  • Bougainvilles gold mine sparked a war that killed 20 000

    Bougainvilles Gold Mine Sparked A War That Killed 20 000

    Bougainvilles gold mine sparked a war that killed 20 000.Nov 22, 2019 The Panguna mines profits funded Papua New Guineas independence from Australia in 1975 and made Australian company Rio Tinto rich, but the Bougainville

  • Mining giant accused of poisoning rivers in Bougainville

    Mining Giant Accused Of Poisoning Rivers In Bougainville

    Mining giant accused of poisoning rivers in Bougainville.Sep 30, 2020 The gold and copper mine has left behind a toxic legacy. The Anglo- Australian mining giant Rio Tinto is fending off allegations that an abandoned gold and copper mine in Papua New Guinea, vacated ...

  • The HighStakes Race For Bougainvilles Copper And Gold

    The Highstakes Race For Bougainvilles Copper And Gold

    The HighStakes Race For Bougainvilles Copper And Gold.Nov 28, 2019 The once fabulous Panguna mine was closed in 1989 during a civil war which pitted locals, fighting as the Bougainville Revolutionary Army, against troops of the government of Papua New Guinea ...

  • Panguna Papua New Guinea Britannica

    Panguna Papua New Guinea Britannica

    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. Roads and a pipeline were subsequently built to convey the copper concentrate to the drying and loading installations at Loloho on Arawa Bay, and ...

  • Mineralrich area of Papua New Guinea opens door to mining

    Mineralrich Area Of Papua New Guinea Opens Door To Mining

    Mineralrich area of Papua New Guinea opens door to mining.May 01, 2017 An autonomous area of Papua New Guinea scarred by a violent history of exploiting its vast mineral resources has lifted a 40-year-old ban on new mining

  • Papua New Guinea As Rio Tinto pulls out of Bougainville

    Papua New Guinea As Rio Tinto Pulls Out Of Bougainville

    Papua New Guinea As Rio Tinto pulls out of Bougainville.Aug 07, 2021 In June 2016, Rio Tinto gave up its controlling interest in Bougainville Copper Limited BCL, which operated the Panguna copper and gold mine in Papua New Guinea PNG from 1972 to 1989, and which held an exploration license in the Panguna region.

  • Bougainville News Alert Rio Tinto agrees to independent

    Bougainville News Alert Rio Tinto Agrees To Independent

    Bougainville News Alert Rio Tinto agrees to independent.Jul 21, 2021 Bougainville overwhelmingly voted for independence from Papua New Guinea in 2019 and hopes to gain nationhood by 2027. Debate continues over whether to reopen the mine to underpin the economic security of Bougainville.

  • Landowners and companies in new battle for Panguna mine

    Landowners And Companies In New Battle For Panguna Mine

    Landowners and companies in new battle for Panguna mine.Feb 10, 2018 Panguna was abandoned in 1989, after landowner dissatisfaction with the mine led to the Bougainville Crisis, an armed uprising against the Papua New Guinea Government in

  • Rio Tinto Bougainville community reach

    Rio Tinto Bougainville Community Reach

    Rio Tinto Bougainville community reach.Jul 20, 2021 Bougainville had a history of small-scale mining. But the identification of a major gold, copper and silver orebody at Panguna in the 1960s prompted Bougainville Copper Ltd, BCL a

  • Papua New Guinea Porter GeoConsultancy

    Papua New Guinea Porter Geoconsultancy

    Papua New Guinea Porter GeoConsultancy.The Panguna porphyry copper-gold deposit is located in the Crown Prince Range of central-south Bougainville Island in eastern Papua New Guinea, at an altitude of 500 to 1200 m Location 6 19 0 S, 155 29 36 E. Gold was initially discovered by prospectors at Kupei in 1930, and shortly after at nearby Panguna, some 5.5 km to the sout-west. Cu-Au bearing quartz veins and associated ...

  • Rio Tinto reaches deal to review Bougainville copper mine

    Rio Tinto Reaches Deal To Review Bougainville Copper Mine

    Rio Tinto reaches deal to review Bougainville copper mine.Jul 20, 2021 The miner in 2016 transferred its 53.8 stake in Bougainville Copper Ltd , the company that ran the mine, to the Autonomous Bougainville government and the Papua New Guinea government for no amount. Reporting by Nikhil Kurian Nainan in Bengaluru, additional reporting by Melanie Burton in Melbourne Editing by Devika Syamnath and Ana Nicolaci ...

  • Panguna RTG Mining

    Panguna Rtg Mining

    Panguna RTG Mining.Bougainville was granted independence from Papua New Guinea in 1975 and is now governed by the Autonomous Bougainville Government ABG 1989 Worlds Largest GoldCopper Mine Bougainville was home to the largest coppergold mine in the world, the Panguna Mine which operated until 1989.

  • The new battle for Bougainvilles Panguna mine The

    The New Battle For Bougainvilles Panguna Mine The

    The new battle for Bougainvilles Panguna mine The.Aug 21, 2018 Bougainvilles Panguna mine. successful self-government and equitable development. 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 BCL, was put to

  • Conflict Resolution Bougainville Copper

    Conflict Resolution Bougainville Copper

    Conflict Resolution Bougainville Copper.The Panguna copper mine was dug in the land of Bougainville, and through the 70s and 80s was one of the worlds largest open-pit mines. The project brought enormous profits to Britain and Australia, along with high revenues for the government of Papua New Guinea, producing 44 percent of Papua New Guineas exports.

  • THE BOUGAINVILLE COPPER PROJECT 1970s PANGUNA

    The Bougainville Copper Project 1970s Panguna

    THE BOUGAINVILLE COPPER PROJECT 1970s PANGUNA.Jun 23, 2020 This is a 1960s era, color movie about the Bougainville Copper Project in Papua, New Guinea. Opened in the late 1960s and early 1970s, The mine at Panguna was officially opened in 1972 and was majority-owned by Rio Tinto. The mine was vitally important to the economy of Papua New Guinea. The PNG national government received a 20 share of profit from the mine, of which the

  • The origins of the conflict Conciliation Resources

    The Origins Of The Conflict Conciliation Resources

    The origins of the conflict Conciliation Resources.In 1989 in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, a copper mine co-owned by an Australian mining company and the PNG government became the focus of conflict. The introduction of Australian and New Guinean workers caused resentment and the exploitation of the mine became increasingly intertwined with issues of indigenous identity.

  • Bougainvilles gold mine sparked a war that killed 20 000

    Bougainvilles Gold Mine Sparked A War That Killed 20 000

    Bougainvilles gold mine sparked a war that killed 20 000.Nov 22, 2019 The mining legacy has scarred the landscape as much as it has the people of Bougainville in PNG. At the mine site, Moses Pipiro lives amid the mining

  • Rio Tinto accused of violating human rights in

    Rio Tinto Accused Of Violating Human Rights In

    Rio Tinto accused of violating human rights in.Mar 31, 2020 The HRLC says the mining company has an obligation to return to the island, which has just voted in favour of independence from Papua New Guinea,

  • Mining giant accused of poisoning rivers in Bougainville

    Mining Giant Accused Of Poisoning Rivers In Bougainville

    Mining giant accused of poisoning rivers in Bougainville.Sep 30, 2020 The Panguna mine was run throughout the 1970s and 80s by the Rio Tinto subsidiary Bougainville Copper Limited BCL, and was one of the regions largest copper and gold mines.