PNG seabed mining project

Call for transparency around PNG seabed mining project

RADIO NEW ZEALAND | 24 November 2016

“Papua New Guinea’s public has the right to be informed about impacts of seabed mining, according to the NGO Bismarck Ramu Group.

The Canadian company Nautilus Minerals said it was looking to begin mining in PNG’s Bismarck Sea by 2018 as part of its Solwara 1 project.

The seabed mining project, set to be the world’s first, has been in the planning for about nine years and secured the backing of the government which bought a 15 percent stake.”

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