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Mining

Thursday, January 21, 2016
With the window for Bougainville's independence referendum now open, time is of the essence if the ABG is to conduct a major policy overhaul. Such an overhaul is critically needed if the...
Sunday, January 10, 2016
Liam Cochrane PORT MORESBY (ABC News/Pacific Media Watch): The Papua New Guinea government wants to buy Rio Tinto's shares in the Australian company Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL),...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Now more than ever, say activists, media access to West Papua is crucial in order to bring global attention to a planned smelter, and to give the world a true understanding of the human rights...
Monday, August 24, 2015
Adam Morton HONIARA (The Age, Melbourne/Papua New Guinea Mine Watch/Pacific Media Watch): The new owner of a Solomon Islands gold mine has launched an extraordinary attack on the Australian...
Sunday, April 19, 2015
PORT MORESBY (PNG Post-Courier/Pacific Islands Report/Pacific Media Watch): The Papua New Guinea government has come under fire for allegedly negotiating with mining giant Rio Tinto to purchase its...
Friday, April 10, 2015
David Robie CAFE PACIFIC: PACIFIC MEDIA WATCH’S Alistar Kata has just filed an interesting report about the virtual “shut out” of no-mining critics in Bougainville in the lead-up to...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Alistar Kata AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): A new mining law was passed last month by the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG), opening up talk of the reopening of the Panguna mine - the...
Friday, March 27, 2015
Aloysius Laukai KUBU, Bougainville (Radio New Dawn FM/Pacific Media Watch): The controversial Bougainville Mining Bill has been passed by the Autonomous Bougainville Government parliament and has...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Special Correspondent ARAWA (PNG Mine Watch/Pacific Media Watch): The people of Ioro are fed up with the tug-of-war between the minority pro-miners and the majority who have had enough of talking...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
AUCKLAND (Radio New Zealand International/Pacific Media Watch): The maker of a documentary that explores conflicts surrounding nickel mining in New Caledonia says he hopes it shows the complexity...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
WELLINGTON (Radio New Zealand International/ABC/Pacific Media Watch): Bougainville has accused an Australian NGO of having a pre-determined position in its report into the attitudes of villagers to...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
David Robie: OPINION: AN EXTRAORDINARY story of mining skulduggery and a courageous struggle by indigenous Kanak environmental campaigners has been captured in a poignant new documentary, Cap Bocage...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Indigenous Kanak people in the Cap Bocage area of New Caledonia have "lived in mud and shit for 30 years" as a result of the actions of the Ballande family...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch/ NZ Film Festival): The long-awaited documentary about mining and the environment in New Caledonia, Cap Bocage: When A Mountain Fell Into The Sea, will have its...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
AUCKLAND (NZ International Film Festival / Pacific Media Watch): A groundbreaking documentary about a coastal Kanak community and the pollution of their traditional fishing grounds in New Caledonia...