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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. Share Article Justice Foundation for Porgera (JFP), an entity representing landowners in the Porgera region in north-western Papua New Guinea (PNG), has submitted a position

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Barrick answerable for damages The National

Nov 12, 2020· THE current issues of the Porgera gold mine stem from a number of factors, the main ones being the mine’s operation, benefits and environmental damages. The mine’s operations, since its beginning in 1989 has gone through a series of acquisitions, resulting in the Government losing its 30 per cent equity interest in the mine required by the

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Mineral Resources Authority Papua New Guinea > Home

At about 8.45am on 3 June 2020, CIM sent an email to General Manager, Operations (GMO) of Porgera Mine who was on site and copied the Executive Managing Director of BNL to verify the allegations of shipment of gold from Porgera Mine. At about 8.47 am on 3 June 2020 CIM called GMO on Digicel mobile but there was no response after several attempts.

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Papua New Guinea Government to sue Pacific Mining Watch

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

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Barrick Gold faces compensation claim for Porgera gold

Mar 21, 2015· 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 to take control of Barrick Gold mine

Porgera produced about 421,500 ounces of gold in 2018 and in January Barrick was mulling elevating it to “tier one” status, which it reserves for mines capable of producing half a million

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Mineral Resources Authority Papua New Guinea > Home

At about 8.45am on 3 June 2020, CIM sent an email to General Manager, Operations (GMO) of Porgera Mine who was on site and copied the Executive Managing Director of BNL to verify the allegations of shipment of gold from Porgera Mine. At about 8.47 am on 3 June 2020 CIM called GMO on Digicel mobile but there was no response after several attempts.

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Barrick Gold faces compensation claim for Porgera gold

Mar 21, 2015· 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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The Porgera mine in PNG: some background Devpolicy Blog

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 Pacific Mining Watch

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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Human Rights Impacts of Papua New Guinea’s Porgera Gold Mine

Feb 01, 2011· But exploitation of these resources has also led to violence, human rights abuse, corruption, and environmental damage. The Porgera gold mine—the subject of

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PNG landowners battle against one of the world's biggest

Citing environmental damage and a lack of opportunities for locals, landowners surrounding the Porgera Gold Mine are calling for it to be shut down. Updated Updated 01/10/2018 By Jarni Blakkarly

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Papua New Guinea refuses extension of Barrick gold mine

Apr 24, 2020· MELBOURNE, April 24 (Reuters) Papua New Guinea has refused an application to extend mining at Barrick Gold Corp's ABX.TO, GOLD.N Porgera gold mine, Prime Minister James Marape said on Friday.

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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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PorgeraJV Company page Porgera Gold Mine Papua New Guinea

The undivided efforts of tradespeople at the Porgera Mine in Enga, has been commended, as many took on the extra task of ensuring operation at the Mine was restored quickly after the 7.5 magnitude earthquake of 26 February 2018, which had its epicenter in Hela, caused significant damage to the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV)-owned and operated

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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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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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Porgera landowners call on PNG govt to reject Barrick

Nov 04, 2019· But landowners continue to complain about lack of compensation for environmental damage caused by the mine over almost thirty years of operation. Additionally, the chairman of the Porgera Landowners Group, Nixon Mangape, told EMTV that promised benefits from the mine were never forthcoming. "I said 'no means no'.

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