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Oct 14, 2021 In Papua New Guinea (PNG), mining has been surrounded by controversy related to its environmental and social impacts for several decades. In this context, the research reported herein is an investigation of the way in which mining has impacted on poverty in two large mining regions at Ok Tedi and Porgera. We surveyed 609 households, of which 309 were in indigenous mining communities

  • Mining in Papua New Guinea: A complex story of trends
    Mining in Papua New Guinea: A complex story of trends

    Mining is often portrayed as a contributor to sustainable development, especially so in developing countries such as Papua New Guinea (PNG). Since 1970, several large mines have been developed in PNG (e.g. Panguna, Ok Tedi, Porgera, Lihir, Ramu) but always with controversial environmental standards and social impacts often overlooked or ignored

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  • Mining and Environment in Papua New Guinea - 1932
    Mining and Environment in Papua New Guinea - 1932

    Jul 20, 2021 Harorimana, D 2013, Economic benefit analysis of mining and energy projects in Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea. Web. Hearn, GJ 1995, ‘Landslide and erosion hazard mapping at Ok Tedi copper mine, Papua New Guinea’, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology , vol. 28, pp. 47-60

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  • "The Mining Industry in Papua New Guinea: The Impacts
    "The Mining Industry in Papua New Guinea: The Impacts

    Dec 14, 2020 THE MINING INDUSTRY IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA. The mining industry in PNG has been in existence for many years. It has become a pillar for the country’s economy, source of revenues, infrastructure development, development of rural communities, employment opportunities, among others. The country extracts a wide variety of metals, which is developed

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  • Uncovering Impacts of Gold Mining in Papua New Guinea
    Uncovering Impacts of Gold Mining in Papua New Guinea

    Feb 05, 2016 Many of the communities in Porgera, Papua New Guinea, experience episodic water insecurity, poor sanitary conditions and chronic poverty. These challenges are magnified by continual in-migration of people from surrounding areas seeking economic opportunities from small-scale gold mining, and from a scarcity of arable land for farming and other

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  • Papua New Guinea Government focuses on mining projects
    Papua New Guinea Government focuses on mining projects

    Sep 10, 2021 Papua New Guinea Government focuses on mining projects by Staff - Friday, September 10, 2021 THE Papua LNG Project, New Porgera Mine, Wafi-Golpu Mine, P’nyang LNG, Pasca LNG and Pandora LNG are the six major resource projects the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government is focused on, Prime Minister James Marape says

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  • Mining News: Papua New Guinea
    Mining News: Papua New Guinea

    The latest mining news about the Papua New Guinea mining industry, from exploration to mining and all associated industries. Read more on PNGReport.com

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  • China-backed mining deepens Papua New Guinea's golden
    China-backed mining deepens Papua New Guinea's golden

    China-backed mining deepens Papua New Guinea's golden dilemma - Nikkei Asia. Communities that live along Papua New Guinea's snaking Sepik River have a deep, even spiritual connection to the

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  • Mining Pollution Limits Access to Clean Water in Papua New
    Mining Pollution Limits Access to Clean Water in Papua New

    Mar 15, 2019 By Aly Azhar. A new report titled Red Water documents the social, environmental, economic, and health impacts of gold mining in Porgera, Papua New Guinea. The report finds that the communities affected by mining do not have access to consistent and safe drinking water. This is due, in part, to the fact that the PNG government has not met its human rights obligations to respect, protect

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  • Jobs in Papua New Guinea - Careermine
    Jobs in Papua New Guinea - Careermine

    Lihir Operations, Papua New Guinea. Competitive. Newcrest Mining. THE ROLE We are currently seeking for a Senior Electrical Engineer Front End in the Asset Department to oversee technical expertise, analysis and s... View details. Senior Electrical Engineer Front End. 7 days left. Senior Electrical Engineer Front End

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  • Mining in Papua New Guinea – where do the benefits go
    Mining in Papua New Guinea – where do the benefits go

    Oct 02, 2012 THE NATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE (NRI) in Papua New Guinea has published an interesting study of the economic benefits from the Porgera Gold Mine over its lifetime. The Porgera gold mine in Enga Province has been producing gold for over 20 years. This research identifies the benefits distributed from Porgera’s operations from 1990 to 2009 at

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  • 12 Mining jobs in Papua New Guinea
    12 Mining jobs in Papua New Guinea

    Today’s top 12 Mining jobs in Papua New Guinea. Leverage your professional network, and get hired. New Mining jobs added daily

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  • Impacts of Mining Developments in Papua-New Guinea
    Impacts of Mining Developments in Papua-New Guinea

    Oct 24, 2013 Papua New Guinea is a biologically diverse habitat that is endowed with plenty of natural resources, especially gold and copper. Mining in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is one of the predominant activities that have significantly contributed to the economic development through the

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  • MINING PROJECT REHABILITATION AND CLOSURE
    MINING PROJECT REHABILITATION AND CLOSURE

    Papua New Guinea (PNG) is home to mining operations that range in scale and proximity to communities. Mining operations last from a few years to decades, and vary in their degree of rehabilitation and mine closure (RMC) planning. This document is intended to provide direction on

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  • Mining in Papua New Guinea: A complex story of
    Mining in Papua New Guinea: A complex story of

    Mining is often portrayed as a contributor to sustainable development, especially so in developing countries such as Papua New Guinea (PNG). Since 1970, several large mines have been developed in PNG (e.g. Panguna, Ok Tedi, Porgera, Lihir, Ramu) but always with controversial environmental standards and social impacts often overlooked or ignored

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  • Mining in New Guinea | WWF
    Mining in New Guinea | WWF

    In Papua New Guinea (PNG), the mining industry is by far the largest source of revenue for the country. It is also the second largest employer and a significant

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  • Mining - Industries - PwC Papua New Guinea
    Mining - Industries - PwC Papua New Guinea

    Minerals share a significant portion of PNG’s economy and has long been a pillar of the country’s economic growth. Since 1970, the mining industry has dominated PNG’s 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

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  • Papua New Guinea - IGF Mining
    Papua New Guinea - IGF Mining

    Papua New Guinea (PNG) is an important producer of gold, copper, nickel, silver, cobalt, petroleum, and natural gas. During 2018, eight mines were operating in PNG and four mines in advanced stages of pre-production. The mining sector contributes considerably to PNG government revenues, mainly through the Mining and Petroleum Tax. In 2018, it contributed to 10.1% of total government revenues

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  • Mining in the Pacific: a blessing and a curse | Papua
    Mining in the Pacific: a blessing and a curse | Papua

    Jun 06, 2021 In monetary terms, oil and mining accounted for approximately 90% of PNG exports in 2018 but just 10% of government revenues. On top of this

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

    Oct 26, 2013 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

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