mining iron and the effect on ecology in Papua New Guinea

  • Approvals and regulation in Papua New Guinea

    4-12-2015An overview of the process and evolution of mining legislation in a culturally and environmentally diverse landscape Those who have worked in Papua New Guinea (PNG) know that it can be a country of excitement, challenge and sometimes frustration, and for those who have not worked in PNG there can be

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  • Women Killed as 'Witches,' in Papua New Guinea, in

    19-2-2013The year 2013 or not, such violence against women is not uncommon in Papua New Guinea, where "witches" (in reality just women, often older ones) may be blamed when things go wrong, a reflection of the powerful belief in sorcery in Papua New Guinea, a Pacific nation just north of Australia.

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  • History Of Mechanised Mining In India

    SMALL SCALE GOLD MINING IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA . Mechanised mining techniques commonly involve the use of hydraulic Posts Related to SMALL SCALE GOLD MINING IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA. mill scale price in india. Steer Overseas -- Iron Ore mining in Orissa, India; Exporter

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  • List of Mines in PNG

    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.

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  • The Area: Forests of New Guinea

    10-2-2006And then we have the gem of New Guinea. Covering about 65% of the land area of the island (288,000 km 2), the forests of New Guinea encompass mountainous and lowland areas of particularly high biodiversity. Some of the world's major rivers flow through these forests, including the Asmat and Mamberano rivers in the Indonesian province of Papua

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  • How Does Mining Affect the Environment

    1-10-2016Jerry Jacka, author of Alchemy in the Rain Forest: Politics, Ecology, and Resilience in a New Guinea Mining Area In this wide-ranging, passionately argued and beautifully written book, West examines the discursive, semiotic and visual strategies that work to dispossess Papua New Guineans of their land, livelihoods and sovereignty.

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  • 2. THE HISTORY OF TROUT IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

    18-10-20192.3. EXISTING REPORTS ON RAINBOW TROUT IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA. Despite the long history of rainbow trout in Papua New Guinea, very little information exists on the biology and ecology of this fish species under New Guinea conditions and

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  • Dispossession and the Environment

    Jerry Jacka, author of Alchemy in the Rain Forest: Politics, Ecology, and Resilience in a New Guinea Mining Area In this wide-ranging, passionately argued and beautifully written book, West examines the discursive, semiotic and visual strategies that work to dispossess Papua New Guineans of their land, livelihoods and sovereignty.

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  • Conceptualizing mining impacts, livelihoods and corporate

    Much CSR in the Papua New Guinea mining sector is driven from the top of the organization and relates to the global reputation of the firm (for example, Barrick's support for HIV/AIDS programmes in Papua New Guinea, see Barrick 2010), and hence spending for activities that fit this category can often be easier to access than lower profile

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  • The Official Website of Papua New Guinea Tourism

    Make the most of your Papua New Guinea journey by planning ahead. Image Places to Go. Discover our Provinces and the Regions they belong to, the: Highlands, Momase, Islands and Papua. Image Where to Stay. Papua New Guinea has a variety of accommodation options for any kind of budget. Image

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  • BankTrack – Ramu nickel mine

    General - Since 1998, the Ramu Mine has been the subject of considerable controversy in both Papua New Guinea and internationally, in particular due to concerns that its ocean dumping (submarine tailings disposal or STD) operation will pollute pristine Astrolabe Bay.

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  • Chapter 7

    Resettlement and Mining in Papua New Guinea Chapter 7 RESETTLEMENT AND MINING IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA This chapter is based on a presentation and supporting paper prepared by Colin Filer for the Port Vila Workshop. Filer is with the Social and Cultural Studies Division of the Papua New Guinea (PNG) National Research Insti-tute.

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  • AAAPS: An Analysis of Post

    Many reasoned that the violence was a failure on the part of the company and the government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) to address outstanding landowner grievances. Chief among these grievances was the view that the original agreement that gave effect to the establishment of the Panguna Copper Mine project was due for review.

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  • Garnaut defends dumping mine waste in river

    15-9-2010Climate change expert Ross Garnaut has defended the decision of mining companieswith which he has been involved to use a controversial method of releasing mining waste into rivers and the ocean in Papua New Guinea. Professor Garnaut, who

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  • Pope Francis wades in on sea bed mining decision

    14-8-2017Face to face consultation with iwi was lacking in the sea bed mining application, Pope Francis said. The decision to mine iron sand off the Taranaki coast has reached all the way to the landlocked Vatican City. Pope Francis' representatives down under, Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, said the decision was concerning.

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  • Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over

    20-10-2014Drive to Mine the Deep Sea Raises Concerns Over Impacts Armed with new high-tech equipment, mining companies are targeting vast areas of the deep ocean for mineral extraction. But with few regulations in place, critics fear such development could threaten seabed ecosystems that scientists say are only now being fully understood.

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  • PRESS RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Indigenous

    government and mining companies to take action to ensure the human right to water NEW YORK, MARCH 12, 2019 - Communities living near an industrial gold mine in Porgera, Papua New Guinea (PNG), lack enough clean water to meet basic needs and are exposed to concerning levels of chemicals linked to mine operations, according to a report released

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  • EnviroGulf Consulting

    The Principal has also a cumulative total of 45 years experience in water pollution ecology including three years work experience at a gold/copper mine in Papua New Guinea. EnviroGulf Consulting is committed to providing professional, cost-effective services that are tailored to meet the specific needs of clients. General Services

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  • Seabed Mining

    Seabed Mining (SBM) is an experimental industrial field which involves extracting submerged minerals and deposits from the sea floor. There are interests both for and against seabed mining, however, the science around the environmental impact of SBM is incomplete and unproven.

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  • Mining and the Environment: What Happens When A

    20-10-2007Mining and the Environment: What Happens When A Mine Closes? By Ali protects citizens and the environment during mining and assures that the land is restored to beneficial use following mining, and to mitigate the effects of past mining by aggressively pursuing reclamation of creating sulfuric acid and dissolved iron.

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  • The Race Is On to Mine the Deep Ocean, But Scientists Are

    29-8-2018Polymetallic nodules like this one, made of layers of iron and manganese, sit on the deep seabed. Deep-sea mining companies are hunting for these nodules to use in the technology industry, but scientists are concerned about the damage that could be done to

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  • The epidemiology of malaria in Papua New Guinea

    The epidemiology of malaria in Papua New Guinea Ivo Muller1, Moses Bockarie1, Michael Alpers1 and Tom Smith2 1Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Maprik, EHP 441, Papua New Guinea 2Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Socinstrasse 57, Postfach CH-4002, Basel, Switzerland

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  • :: Mineral Resources Authority of Papua New Guinea

    Papua New Guinea undoubtedly is a mining state, with mineral export revenues driving the economy and services in the country, with almost 7 million people spread over a land area of 462,840 km2, and a GDP of US $ 1900 per capita. It is endowed with vast natural resources in all sectors, in minerals, oil gas, agriculture, forestry, and fisheries.

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  • The Race Is On to Mine the Deep Ocean, But Scientists Are

    29-8-2018Polymetallic nodules like this one, made of layers of iron and manganese, sit on the deep seabed. Deep-sea mining companies are hunting for these nodules to use in the technology industry, but scientists are concerned about the damage that could be done to

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