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 26, 2022 | media releases, recent news
The Frieda mine, which threatens our remarkable Sepik river, is part of a global push to extract more resources from our earth in the name of ‘development’. We have been building a movement to #SaveTheSepik for years. Our amazing volunteers are a crucial part of this.
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 | Sep 28, 2020 | media releases, world heritage
PROJECT SEPIK & CELCOR MEDIA RELEASE | 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 | May 29, 2020 | declaration media, media releases, recent news
Customary clan leaders of Haus Tambarans in Papua New Guinea have issued an historic Declaration to the PNG government. The Supreme Sukundimi Declaration calls for a complete ban on the proposed Frieda River mine, which would be the largest mine in PNG history.
by savethesepik | Mar 31, 2020 | frieda river mine, life on the sepik, media releases, recent news
A local Civil Society Organisation (CSO) called Project Sepik, today called for the rejection of the Frieda River mine on the grounds that the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was ‘unfit for purpose’.