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Panguna mine licence bid rejected after landowner backlash

2018-01-18 abc.net.au
Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) has been told its bid to extend an exploration licence over its Panguna site was rejected because of divisions among landowners.

Indefinite moratorium imposed at troubled Bougainville mine

2018-01-08 abc.net.au
The Bougainville Government has imposed an indefinite moratorium on mining at the troubled Panguna site — once the world's biggest open-cut copper mine.

Bougainville landowners to write 2000 signature petition over Panguna mine

2017-12-10 australianmining.com.au
Landowners in Bougainville, an autonomous region of Papua New Guinea, have expressed backing for an RTG Mining-led consortium to take over the abandoned Panguna mine instead of Bougainville Copper (BCL). The landowners are expected to present a 2000-signature petition in opposition of BCL. (16-0)

Bougainville landowners back rival consortium to take over controversial copper mine

2017-12-10 abc.net.au
The Bougainville Government is holding a crucial mining warden's hearing at the abandoned copper mine which sparked a decade-long armed insurgency against the Papua New Guinea Government.

Aussie investor talks slow over Bougainville mine relaunch

2017-10-09 australianmining.com.au
Talks between Australian investors and the Papua New Guinean and Bougainville governments over plans to reopen the Panguna copper mine in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville have slowed. (16-0)

Aussie investor talks slow over Bougainville mine relaunch

2017-10-08 australianmining.com.au
Talks between Australian investors and the Papua New Guinean and Bougainville governments over plans to reopen the Panguna copper mine in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville have slowed. (16-0)

Plans to restart giant Bougainville mine stall as operating rights battle rages

2017-10-08 theage.com.au
Plans to reopen one of the world's biggest copper mines, shut by a civil war on the Pacific Island of Bougainville in 1989, have run into trouble. (16-0)

Plans to restart giant Bougainville mine stall as operating rights battle rages

2017-10-08 smh.com.au
Plans to reopen one of the world's biggest copper mines, shut by a civil war on the Pacific Island of Bougainville in 1989, have run into trouble. (16-0)

INSIGHT-Plans to restart giant Bougainville mine stall as operating rights battle rages

2017-10-05 reuters
SYDNEY, October 6 (Reuters) - Plans to reopen one of the world’s biggest copper mines, shut by a civil war on the Pacific Island of Bougainville in 1989, have run into trouble. (16-0)

Rio Tinto 2017 half year results

2017-08-02 londonstockexchange
Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques said "Today we have announced total cash returns to shareholders of $3 billion. By driving performance, focusing on cash and allocating it with discipline we are delivering superior cash returns to our shareholders.

Moves to reopen controversial Bougainville mine with Government backing

2017-05-03 abc.net.au
The company which used to the run the controversial Panguna copper mine on the island of Bougainville is now trying to reopen it with the support of the island's Government.

Rio Tinto 2016 full year results

2017-02-08 londonstockexchange
Rio Tinto chief executive J-S Jacques said: "Today's results show we have kept our commitment to maximise cash and productivity from our world-class assets, delivering $3.6 billion in shareholder returns while maintaining a robust balance sheet.  At the same time, we strengthened the portfolio and advanced our high-value growth projects as we look to the future.

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

2016-12-30 londonstockexchange
Polo Resources Limited (AIM: POL), the natural resources investment company with interests in oil and gas, gold, coal, copper, phosphate, iron and vanadium announces it will today send a Circular to Shareholders to convene the Annual General Meeting (the "AGM") of the Company to seek Shareholders approval to adopt a new investing policy in accordance with AIM Rule 8 and a Revised Share Options Plan.

Annual Results for the year ended 30 June 2016

2016-09-26 londonstockexchange
The Directors of Thor Mining PLC (AIM, ASX: THR) are pleased to announce the Company's annual results for the year ended 30 June 2016.

Bougainville threatens to cancel Bougainville Copper licence over Panguna mining row

2016-08-31 abc.net.au
The Autonomous Region of Bougainville is engaged in a new struggle with the Papua New Guinean Government over the ownership of the island's controversial Panguna copper mine.