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Barrick Gold Faces Compensation Claim For Porgera Gold ...

Barrick Gold Faces Compensation Claim For Porgera Gold ...

Barrick Gold and its subsidiary Barrick Niugini are facing claims about social, economic and environmental damages caused by the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea. Justice Foundation for Porgera (JFP), an entity representing landowners in the Porgera region in north-western Papua New Guinea (PNG), has submitted a position statement outlining losses incurred.

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Papua New Guinea Government To Sue ...

Papua New Guinea Government To Sue ...

Barrick, as the former holder of the Special Mining Lease (SML) for the Porgera Gold Mine has consistently failed in its obligations under the Mining Development Contract (MDC). There has been ongoing and severe environmental damage caused as a result of the operation of the mine, along with a failure to uphold the fundamental human rights of local landowners and workers.

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Barrick To Take Png To Supreme Court Over Porgera Dispute

Barrick To Take Png To Supreme Court Over Porgera Dispute

Sep 02, 2020· The Porgera mine employs over 3,300 PNG nationals and contributes around 10% of the country’s exports – last year Porgera produced almost 600,000 ounces of gold. Coinciding with record-high gold prices caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, all parties involved will be seeking a speedy restart to operations, though the terms of that restart are ...

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Zijin Warns Papua New Guinea Of China Anger Over End Of ...

Zijin Warns Papua New Guinea Of China Anger Over End Of ...

* Porgera mining operations suspended over the weekend SINGAPORE/BEIJING, April 29 (Reuters) - China’s Zijin Mining has warned Papua New Guinea that its failure to renew the lease of a gold mine …

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Politics And Porgera: Why Papua New Guinea Cancelled The ...

Politics And Porgera: Why Papua New Guinea Cancelled The ...

May 12, 2020· While a significant economic contributor, the mine has also brought with it significant controversy, including concerns over human rights, environmental issues and conflicts …

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The Porgera Mine In Png: Some Background

The Porgera Mine In Png: Some Background

May 07, 2020· Breaking late on 24 April 2020, Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape announced that his government would not renew Barrick Niugini Limited’s (BNL) mining lease at the Porgera gold mine. At present BNL is a joint venture between Barrick Gold (47.5%), Zijin Mining (47.5%), the Enga Provincial Government (2.5%) and the Porgera landowners (2.5%).

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Porgera Mine Effects Probe

Porgera Mine Effects Probe

AN independent specialist team is in Enga to help in the investigation of environmental damage caused by the Porgera gold mine. The team will investigate outstanding benefits claims by the people of Porgera and Enga. The team was led by landowner groups, including shareholder and chief landowner Jonathan Paraia.

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Barrick Faces Multi

Barrick Faces Multi

Mar 19, 2015· A group of landowners announced Thursday they have submitted a position statement to Barrick, and its subsidiary Barrick Niugini, outlining “irreparable losses” as a …

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Papua New Guinea Snatches Barrick Gold’S Porgera Mine ...

Papua New Guinea Snatches Barrick Gold’S Porgera Mine ...

Apr 24, 2020· The gold mine, located in PNG’s northern highlands region, is a joint venture between Barrick and Zijin Mining. Each own 47.5% of the mine, with …

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Barrick Faces Huge Porgera Claim

Barrick Faces Huge Porgera Claim

Kristie Batten. The Justice Foundation for Porgera (JFP), which represents 14 landowner clan agents in the Porgera region of PNG, has submitted a position statement to Barrick and its PNG subsidiary Barrick Niugini outlining irreparable losses as a result of social, economic and environmental damages caused by the Porgera gold mine.

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China's Zijin Cuts 2020 Gold Output Target After Porgera ...

China's Zijin Cuts 2020 Gold Output Target After Porgera ...

China's Zijin Mining on Monday revised down its gold production target for 2020 after Papua New Guinea (PNG) refused to extend the mining lease at the Porgera mine it operates with Barrick Gold ...

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China’S Zijin Mining Seeks Gold Elsewhere After Losing ...

China’S Zijin Mining Seeks Gold Elsewhere After Losing ...

Apr 29, 2020· Zijin Mining, China’s largest gold producer, may face a drop in production with the loss of operating rights at a gold mine in Papua New Guinea, further denting profits amid the Covid-19 pandemic.. Papua New Guinea’s government said Friday it will take control of the Porgera gold mine after refusing to extend the lease of Zijin’s local joint venture, Barrick Niugini Ltd.

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Court Orders Png To Negotiate Porgera ...

Court Orders Png To Negotiate Porgera ...

Nov 23, 2020· Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX) (NYSE: GOLD) welcomed on Friday a court ruling ordering the government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) to Court orders PNG to negotiate Porgera permit with Barrick - LATAM-MINING Servicios

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What Next For Porgera's Gold Mine ?

What Next For Porgera's Gold Mine ?

The disposal of the mine tailings has also been a sore point. The tailings have been dumped into the Porgera River with the extent of damage to the environment unknown although PJV maintains it is certified for proper cyanide control.

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To The Ministry Of Finance Recommendation Of 14 …

To The Ministry Of Finance Recommendation Of 14 …

tailings disposal from the Porgera mine in Papua New Guinea generates severe environmental damage, and finds it established that the mining operation at Porgera entails considerable pollution. The Council attributes particular importance to the heavy metals contamination, especially from mercury, produced by …

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1994 Gold Mine Explosion Brings Subrogation | …

1994 Gold Mine Explosion Brings Subrogation | …

Aug 02, 1998· Dyno Nobel Asia Pacific Ltd. was the onsite explosives contractor at the mine when an Aug. 2, 1994, explosion killed 11 men and caused major …

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Marape Gives Assurance On Porgera Mine Opening

Marape Gives Assurance On Porgera Mine Opening

“Porgera is not a new mine but an old one. Multinationals must appreciate that the State and country will forever bear and cost and scares of environmental damage and social disorder, as epitomised by Bougainville. “In the sunset years of Porgera, I as the chief custodian of my country’s resources must do it right for future generations.”

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Png Pm Urges Patience Over Porgera Mine Talks

Png Pm Urges Patience Over Porgera Mine Talks

Dec 05, 2019· They have complained about lack of compensation for environmental damage caused by the mine over almost thirty years of operation. Mr Marape urged landowners to maintain composure while the government concludes its discussions with the mine operators. His government is seeking a greater share in the mine. Source: https://www.rnz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/404896/png-pm-urges …

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Barrick Niugini Limited Challenges Non

Barrick Niugini Limited Challenges Non

Barrick Niugini Limited (BNL), majority owner and operator of the Porgera gold mine in the Enga province of Papua New Guinea (PNG), said today the Government’s decision not to extend its Special ...

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Barrick Granted Court Review To Plead Case On Png Mine ...

Barrick Granted Court Review To Plead Case On Png Mine ...

Jun 05, 2020· Barrick Gold Corp. says a Papua New Guinea court has granted it the right to challenge a government decision denying its long-term mining rights in the South Pacific nation.

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Barrick Niugini Limited Challenges Non

Barrick Niugini Limited Challenges Non

Apr 24, 2020· The Porgera Joint Venture is an open pit and underground gold mine located at an altitude of 2,200-2,600 metres in the Enga Province of Papua …

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2650 Porgera Jobs To Go In July

2650 Porgera Jobs To Go In July

THOUSANDS of Papua New Guineans are to lose jobs due to the special mining licence impasse at Porgera gold mine in Enga Province.

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The Huge Risks And Rewards Of Papua New Guinea's Porgera ...

The Huge Risks And Rewards Of Papua New Guinea's Porgera ...

Despite the severe obstacles, Porgera’s production in 2017 was about 500,000 ounces of gold and 204,000 in 2018 (with production affected by the Highlands earthquake). Barrick Gold Corporation’s new President and CEO, Mark Bristow, explained during his recent trip to Papua New Guinea that the future of the Porgera mine is considered promising.

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Barrick To Take Png To Supreme Court Over Porgera Dispute

Barrick To Take Png To Supreme Court Over Porgera Dispute

The Porgera mine employs over 3,300 PNG nationals and contributes around 10% of the country’s exports – last year Porgera produced almost 600,000 ounces of gold. Coinciding with record-high gold prices caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, all parties involved will be seeking a speedy restart to operations, though the terms of that restart are ...

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Politics And Porgera: Why Papua New Guinea Cancelled The ...

Politics And Porgera: Why Papua New Guinea Cancelled The ...

May 11, 2020· Porgera is one of Papua New Guinea’s longest running goldmines. Operating for 30 years in the highlands province of Enga, this large mine was expected to produce around 250,000 ounces of gold in ...

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Zijin Warns Papua New Guinea Of ...

Zijin Warns Papua New Guinea Of ...

Apr 29, 2020· Papua New Guinea on Friday said it would not renew a 20-year mining lease at its Porgera gold mine, citing environmental damage and social unrest even as gold prices have soared to more than seven-year highs. Barrick (Niugini) Limited (BNL), the local venture in which both miners have a 47.5% stake, suspended operations on Saturday, saying the ...

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