Bouganiville Mine Struggle Continues
Our friends in Bougainville, after successfully shutting down the mine many years ago, are still having to struggle to prevent it re-opening. See Mekamui blog for more.
PNG landowners continue to halt nickel mine construction
Angry Papua New Guinea landowners say they will continue to halt construction at a Chinese owned nickel mine until they meet with the PNG government next week. Police reinforcements have been sent to the mine site to protect Chinese employees, some of who were assaulted by locals.