mining

An examination of the local business development program at the Ok Tedi mine, Papua New Guinea

Resource companies in Papua New Guinea (PNG) aim to develop landowner companies capable of meeting governance and compliance requirements, being commercially viable and generating benefits beyond mine closure. This presentation will consider whether this aim has been achieved by the local business development (LBD) program associated with Ok Tedi mine in PNG. Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML) has made consistent effort in managing its LBD program over the last fifty years.

IB2017/26 Industry Guidelines for Chinese Mining Companies Abroad: Paper Tigers?

This In Brief discusses two sets of industry guidelines published by the Chinese government for Chinese companies investing in overseas mining projects.

IB2017/9 Deep Sea Minerals in the Pacific

In 2016 c. 24 million tonnes of copper was produced.

DP2017/4 Artisanal and Small Scale Mining in Bougainville: Risk, Reward and Regulation

This paper provides a high-level but comprehensive review of the status, as of mid-2016, of the artisanal and small-scale (ASM, or sometimes AASM) industry in post-conflict Bougainville, drawing on

The Political Economy of the Transition from Logging to Mining in Solomon Islands

Solomon Islanders have more than four decades of experience with large-scale commercial logging of natural forests, which still accounts for around 70

Mining and Reconciliation: Negotiating the Future of the Panguna Mine in Bougainville

In 1989, the massive Panguna copper mine, which was at the centre of a decade-long conflict in Bougainville, was forced to close. Twenty-five years on, Bougainville is readying for a deferred

Economic Transition in Solomon Islands

After a decade of post-conflict stabilisation and recovery efforts — during which RAMSI played a key role in peacekeeping, policing, justice and economic management — responsibility for internation

Mining and Reconciliation: Negotiating the Future of the Panguna Mine in Bougainville

In 1989, the massive Panguna copper mine,which was at the centre of a decade-long conflictin Bougainville, was forced to close. Twenty-five

Miners ‘Train’ Journalists

This In Brief reports on the fourth annual Media Workshop (8–9 May 2014) sponsored by the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Chamber of Mines and Petroleum for journalis

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