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  • Panguna Copper Deposit Papua New Guinea

    The Panguna copper ore deposit was discovered in 1969 in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville Papua New Guinea It has one of the largest reserves in the world with 1 billion tons of copper and 12 million ounces of gold In 1989 the then worlds largest open pit copper gold mine closed as a result of conflict between the mine owners and traditional land owners over the profits

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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 Roads and a pipeline were subsequently built to

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  • Bougainville Copper Limited Papua New

    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 a local vote

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  • Traditional landowners reject mining exploration

    3/27/2018· Traditional landowners in Bougainville Papua New Guinea have exerted their power of veto under the autonomous regions new mining laws and rejected a corporate bid by Bougainville Copper

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  • Panguna mine

    The Panguna mine is a large copper mine located in the east of Papua New Guinea in the Autonomous Region of BougainvillePanguna represents one of the largest copper reserves in Papua New Guinea and in the world having estimated reserves of 1 billion tonnes of ore grading 034% copper

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  • Panguna RTG Mining

    Bougainville was granted independence from Papua New Guinea in 1975 and is now governed by the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) 1989 World's Largest Gold/Copper Mine Bougainville was home to the largest copper/gold mine in the world the Panguna Mine which operated until 1989

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  • Papua New Guinea Mothers Unite Against Re

    11/27/2017· Mothers Against Re Opening the Panguna mine have released a statement championing traditional land rights of the Indigenous Black people of the South Pacific island of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea expressing their emphatic opposition to re opening the Panguna Mine located in the Guava Mountains RELATED Papua New Guinea Rules Australias Refugee Detentions Illegal

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  • Bougainville Copper moving to reopen

    Now the Bougainville Government believes it needs the mine to reopen so the region can have a source of revenue that could enable it to become independent from Papua New Guinea Part of the bid

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  • Papua New GuineaBougainville Conciliation

    The peace agreement signed in 2001 on the island of Bougainville Papua New Guinea (PNG) ended the most violent conflict in the South Pacific since World War II Triggered by disputes in the late 1960s between local landowners and the international proprietors of the worlds largest copper and gold mine armed resistance in the 1980s met an

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  • The new battle for Bougainvilles Panguna mine

    8/21/2018· 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 a local vote

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  • What is stopping Papua New Guinea's

    Re opening the Panguna copper mine is potentially extremely lucrative for the Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea The mine was closed in 1989 at the start of a two year civil warprompted by landowner concerns over the damage to the

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  • History of Panguna Mine BCL Papua New

    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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  • Bougainville Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

    As Bougainville nears its self determination referendum the mine that sparked its bloody civil war is seen as the key to potential independence from Papua New Guinea Panguna copper mine was the major revenue earner for the PNG state in its early decades of independence

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  • Bougainville Copper

    Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) is a mining company of Papua New Guinea (PNG) that is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) BCL operated the copper gold and silver mine at Panguna in central Bougainville (Bougainville Island) in PNG from 1971 to 1989

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  • Bougainville Copper

    Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) is a mining company of Papua New Guinea (PNG) that is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) BCL operated the copper gold and silver mine at Panguna in central Bougainville (Bougainville Island) in PNG from 1971 to 1989

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  • Plans to restart giant Bougainville mine stall as

    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 is

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  • Bougainville votes on independence from

    Bougainville votes on independence from Papua New Guinea The island is rich in copper and a huge open pit copper mine located at Panguna was at the center of the violence in the late 1980s

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  • Bougainville Copper Limited Panguna Mine

    2/25/2015· Bougainville Copper Limited remains optimistic regarding future prospects of returning to profitable mining and continues to work with the Autonomous Bougainville Government and the National Government of Papua New Guinea to recommence operations of the Panguna mine Positive achievements have been made in recent years for negotiations

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  • The day Bougainville Copper mine nearly cost

    12/23/2016· The day Bougainville Copper mine nearly cost us our life! by president · December 23 My story is something that nearly cost the life of my wife and I through a failure by the Bougainville Copper Limited (or BCL) to maintain a small section of the road that leads down to the Jaba River Papua New Guinea Association of Australia

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  • Bougainville Copper mine in PNG shut in 1989

    6/4/2013· Bougainville Copper mine in PNG shut in 1989 on stock market There is an element that will say We don't want to be part of Papua New Guinea But if you're an economic rationalist you

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  • The Freshwater Ichthyofauna ofBougainville Island Papua

    The Freshwater Ichthyofauna ofBougainville Island Papua New Guinea! J H POWELL AND R E POWELL2 ABSTRACT Tailings disposal from the Bougainville Copper Limited open cut porphyry copper mine on Bougainville Island Papua New Guinea (1972 1989) impacted the ichthyofauna of the Jaba River one of the largest rivers on the island

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  • Bougainville Copper Limited committed to

    The chairman of Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) Sir Mel Togolo has confirmed the company is talking to prospective partners about reopening the mine But he is unwilling to put a

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  • Bougainville Island island Papua New

    Bougainville Island easternmost island of Papua New Guinea in the Solomon Sea southwestern PacificWith Buka Island and several island groups it forms the autonomous region of Bougainville Geographically Bougainville is the largest of the Solomon Islands located near the northern end of that chainBougainville is 75 miles (120 km) long and 4060 miles (6595 km) wide

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  • Panguna Mine (Bougainville Mine)

    Panguna Mine (Bougainville Mine) Bougainville Island Autonomous Region of Bougainville Papua New Guinea A porphyry gold copper silver deposit Billed as the world's 4th largest copper mine for 1985 Produced 465 million tons ore (1984) Started 1972

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  • PorterGeo Database Ore Deposit Description

    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' 0S 155° 29' 36E) Gold was initially discovered by prospectors at Kupei in 1930 and shortly after at nearby Panguna some 55 km to the sout west

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  • Bougainville Papua New Guinea

    8/10/2007· The Panguna Mine then the largest copper mine in the world was closed and remains closed today an inside look at Barrick's Porgera Mine in Papua New Guinea the Prospect of Peace

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  • The Bougainville Copper Project Fifty Years

    Thanks Brian for bringing back good memories of our times in the then Territory of Papua New Guinea Long after you had left them I also did a short stint with Steamies to set up their tug and barge operations for the Ok Tedi Mine click here so there's something else we had in common

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  • Bougainville Australian Army

    In 1989 tensions flared in Bougainville undermining Papua New Guineas political and economic security The ensuing insurgency not only closed the Panguna copper mine it led to the death and suffering of a large portion of the Bougainville population From 1997 the Australian Army as part of a coalition of civil and military personnel

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  • Bougainville imposes moratorium on

    1/9/2018· 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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  • Papua New Guinea Mining Bougainville Copper

    The people of PNG and Bougainville have a significant stake in Bougainville Copper with the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) holding a 364 per cent share in the company as does the Independent State of Papua New Guinea This followed the departure of Rio Tinto in mid 2016

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  • Rio Tinto's lawsuit Bougainville Papua New

    The reopening the controversial Panguna copper mine in Bougainville an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea is in doubt The anti mining movement led

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  • Landowners and companies in new battle for

    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 which 20 000 people died

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  • Bougainville Copper Limited Home Facebook

    In April 2019 Bougainville Copper travelled to Arawa Panguna and Buka to interview land owners ex Bougainville Copper employees and people who lived in the mine affected area This was the first time Bougainville Copper had been invited back into Panguna since the 1990 Compensation Payments in

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  • Bougainville mine locals who oppose its re

    12/19/2013· 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

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  • Panguna · Текст по лицензии CC BY SACountry Papua New GuineaClosed 1989Products Copper Gold Silver UraniumOpened 1972

    Новости о Papua New Guinea Bougainville Copper Mine

    Bougainville votes on independence from Papua New GuineaThe High Stakes Race For Bougainvilles Copper And GoldPapua New Guineas Bougainville Starts Voting in

    SYDNEY The Autonomous Region of Bougainville began on Saturday voting in a referendum set to

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  • Rio Tinto walks away from environmental

    4/6/2017· 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 Copper mine in PNG One

    IT is an extraordinary situation 24 years after the world's largest copper mine was closed due to a civil war on Australia's doorstep the majority Rio Tinto owned Bougainville Copper Limited still floats on the Australian Stock Exchange

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