by savethesepik | Jul 27, 2022 | home page recent post, media releases, recent news, Uncategorized
The Australian National Contact Point for an international standard on responsible business conduct has agreed to investigate a complaint lodged on behalf of thousands of people in PNG who say they have not given consent for Pan Aust to build an enormous copper and gold mine in their area.
by savethesepik | May 19, 2022 | home page recent post, life on the sepik, recent news
The communities in Morobe who are concerned about Wafi Golpu and communities in the Sepik are facing the same type of threat: the waste from an enormous copper and gold mine.
by savethesepik | Dec 9, 2021 | home page recent post, media releases, recent news
Today, 2,638 people from 64 villages along the Sepik River in Papua New Guinea have filed a complaint with the Australian Government against Brisbane-based PanAust Limited, for failing to obtain their consent to the proposed Frieda River Mine. If built, the mine would be the largest ever in Papua New Guinea and among the largest mines in the world
by savethesepik | Mar 14, 2021 | home page recent post, recent news, report, Uncategorized
The report outlines six key reasons why the Frieda River mine should not go ahead.
by savethesepik | Sep 27, 2020 | frieda river mine, home page recent post, recent news
Ten UN Special Rapporteurs, along with the UN Working Group on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations, have written to the PNG Government to raise their concerns about the proposed Frieda River mine and the risk of failure of its proposed tailings dam.
by savethesepik | Mar 31, 2020 | frieda river mine, home page recent post, life on the sepik, recent news, submission
On 31 March 2020, local Civil Society Organisation (CSO), Project Sepik submitted ten independent expert reports on the Sepik Development Infrastructure Project, which includes the Frieda River mine, to Papua New Guinea’s Conservation and Environmental Protection Authority (CEPA). View and download the 10 Independent expert reports submitted by Project Sepik on the Sepik Development Infrastructure Project Environmental Impact State including the Frieda River Mine