The muddied waters of mining in Papua New Guinea

The muddied waters of mining in Papua New Guinea

Mining Technology | Just north of Australia, the island split into Papua and Papua New Guinea is famously underexplored, though over the years inroads have been made and tantalising glimmers of hidden mineral wealth have been quickly followed by some of the world’s biggest miners. Scarlett Evans look at the state of mining in the area, and just what the future holds.

SUBMISSION: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT EXPERT REPORTS

SUBMISSION: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT EXPERT REPORTS

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