Jun 03, 2019· About the Porgera JV The Porgera gold mine is in the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea at an altitude of 2,200 – 2,700m , damage to the Barrick’s or the Porgera ,
The Justice Foundation for Porgera (JFP), which represents 14 landowner clan agents in the Porgera region of PNG, has submitted a position statement to Barrick and its PNG subsidiary Barrick Niugini outlining irreparable losses as a result of social, economic and environmental damages caused by the Porgera gold mine
Mar 20, 2015· The Justice Foundation for Porgera (JFP), which represents landowners in the Porgera region, has submitted a position statement to Barrick and its subsidiary Barrick Niugini outlining irreparable losses as a result of social, economic and environmental damages caused by the Porgera gold mine
The Special Mining Lease for the Porgera Gold Mine expired on 16th August 2019 The Barrick Niugini Limited and its joint venture partners are continuing to operate the Porgera Gold Mine basing on Section 112 of the Mining Act 1992 and subsequent recent Court Order which was obtained in their favor
at the Porgera Gold Mine in Papua New Guinea Background , Damage Office Damage Still Burning 4 days later Workshop cladding blown out , Why did it happen? It was difficult to ascertain the cause of the first explosion however forensic experts recovered components of the emulsion mixer and believe it was within the mono-pump that the .
Nov 29, 2018· Defendants Barrick Gold Corporation is the largest gold mining company in the world, with its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Canada It has owned and operated the Porgera gold mine since 2005 when it acquired Placer Dome – another Canadian mining company that had been the prior owner – and employs a private security force to patrol the open pit mine and waste dumps
In Papua New Guinea, Barrick dumps toxic mine tailings directly into the river Meanwhile, the original landowners complain of a lack of compensation and infrastructure development, and a lack of access to Barrick officals There is also a large scale human rights crisis involving the death and injury of small scale miners near the mine site
Feb 26, 2018· An official at the Porgera gold mine wrote on Facebook that he planned to find out what caused power blackouts and other damage after the quake shook the whole area
Barrick Gold Corporation is the second-largest gold mining company in the world, with its headquarters in Toronto, Canada The company has mining operations in Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Mali, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Tanzania, the United States and Zambia
Dec 15, 2019· A landowner association from Porgera has called on the government not to renew the special mining lease agreement for Porgera Mine , damage caused by the mine,
Jan 30, 2000· The mine's owners, the Porgera Joint Venture, and its insurers, filed suit in 1996 in a bid to force Dyno to pay material damage and business interruption claims, alleging Dyno was negligent
Despite the severe obstacles, Porgera’s production in 2017 was about 500,000 ounces of gold and 204,000 in 2018 (with production affected by the Highlands earthquake) Barrick Gold Corporation’s new President and CEO, Mark Bristow, explained during his recent trip to Papua New Guinea that the future of the Porgera mine is considered promising
By Norm Dixon Villagers downstream from Porgera gold mine in PNG are to seek compensation for environmental damage and loss of life caused by the dumping of mine tailings into the Strickland River The villagers, members of the Kulini Strickland
Feb 26, 2018· A magnitude 75 earthquake that struck Papua New Guinea during the early hours of Monday morning has caused serious damage According to the US Geological Society, the quake occurred 89 km SSW of,
The Porgera Gold Mine is a large gold and silver mining operation in Enga province, Papua New Guinea (PNG), located at the head of the Porgera Valley The mine is situated in the rain forest covered highlands at an altitude of 2,200 to 2,700 m, in a region of high rainfall, landslides, and frequent
Sep 30, 2019· “Porgera landowners call on PNG govt to reject Barrick”, 4 November 2019 Landowners in Papua New Guinea's Enga province have pressed the government not to renew a license for a Canadian miner Barrick Gold Ltd,,co-operator of Enga's Porgera gold mine with China's Zijin Mining Group, is pushing to renew its contract for another 20 years
Sydney, Australia, 19th March 2015: Justice Foundation for Porgera (JFP), an entity which represents landowners in the Porgera region in north-western Papua New Guinea, has submitted a position statement to Barrick Gold and its subsidiary Barrick Niugini outlining irreparable losses as a result of social, economic and environmental damages caused by its Porgera gold mine
All amounts expressed in US dollars PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — August 2, 2019 — The National Court of Papua New Guinea today ruled that the provisions of the country’s 1992 Mining Act applied to the Porgera gold mine, thus allowing it to continue operating while the application to extend its Special Mining Lease is being considered The current lease expires on August 16, 2019
But exploitation of these resources has also led to violence, human rights abuse, corruption, and environmental damage The Porgera gold mine—the subject of this report—is a potent symbol of .
Source: PNG Mine Watch Barrick Gold’s Porgera Joint Venture Mine in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has long been associated with extreme violence against local men and women by mine security and state police associated with the mine The level of human rights abuses at the mine ,
Porgera is the site of a large gold mine that employs more than 2,500 residents A mine official wrote on Facebook of plans to find out what caused power blackouts and other damage after the quake shook the whole area McKee said he expected to see more detailed reports of damage later in the day
The Porgera Gold Mine is a large gold and silver mining operation in Enga province, Papua New Guinea (PNG), located at the head of the Porgera Valley The mine is situated in the rain forest covered highlands at an altitude of 2,200 to 2,700 m, in a region of high rainfall, landslides, and ,
Mine Landowners: Settle issues first Post Courier February 19th, 2015: Landowners along the Pogera river who were affected by environmental damages caused by the Porgera Gold Mine have petitioned the government to intervene on their request for the developer Barrick Gold to compensate them for the damages caused to their environment and river systems
AN independent specialist team is in Enga to help in the investigation of environmental damage caused by the Porgera gold mine The team will investigate outstanding benefits claims by the people of Porgera and Enga The team was led by landowner groups, including shareholder and chief landowner Jonathan Paraia
* porgera gold mine appears unaffected by earthquake, but mine’s primary power generating facility in hides has sustained damage * porgera gold mine is operating on back-up power and some .
Mar 21, 2015· THE Justice Foundation for Porgera (JFP), which represents landowners in Papua New Guinea’s Porgera region, is seeking billions of dollars in compensation from Barrick Niugini JFP has submitted a statement to Barrick Gold outlining irreparable losses as a result of social, economic and environmental damage caused by the Porgera gold mine
The Porgera Gold Mine is situated in Enga Province in the central highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG), approximately 600 km northwest of Port Moresby The mine is operated by Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) and is owned by Barrick Gold Corporation (95%) and Mineral Resources Enga (5%) Mineral Resources Enga is owned by the Enga Provincial
Papua New Guinea's sprawling Porgera gold mine has produced more than 16 million ounces of gold since opening in 1990 - an amount that would be worth more than US$20 billion at today's pric In .
Dec 05, 2019· Since last year, Porgera landowners have conducted a number of public protests to demonstrate their opposition to Barrick's continued involvement in the mine They have complained about lack of compensation for environmental damage caused by the mine over almost thirty years of ,
But landowners continue to complain about lack of compensation for environmental damage caused by the mine over almost thirty years of operation Additionally, the chairman of the Porgera Landowners Group, Nixon Mangape, told EMTV that promised benefits from the mine were never forthcoming "I ,