porgera gold activities

  • The Porgera mine in PNG: some background

     · The Porgera mine in PNG: some background. Breaking late on 24 April 2020, Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape announced that his government would not renew Barrick Niugini Limited ''s (BNL) mining lease at the Porgera gold mine. At present BNL is a joint venture between Barrick Gold …

  • Papua New Guinea: Police set hundreds of homes ablaze …

    Papua New Guinea: Police set hundreds of homes ablaze near Porgera gold mine. 10 June 2014, 00:00 UTC. Police officers in Papua New Guinea (PNG) involved in burning more than 200 homes to the ground close to a gold mine must be investigated and those found responsible for human rights violations prosecuted, said Amnesty International. The homes ...

  • Porgera Mine Set to Restart as PNG and Barrick Niugini …

     · PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea, April 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Porgera gold mine is on track to resume operations later this year after the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government and Barrick Niugini Limited (BNL) agreed on a partnership for its future ownership and operation. Porgera has been on care and maintenance since April 2020 when the government …

  • Riverine Disposal of Mining Wastes in Porgera: Capitalist Resource …

    people and the land is in direct contrast to the activities of the Porgera gold mine. Built in 1990, the Porgera mine is one of only four mines in the world that practice the riverine disposal of mining wastes (Vogt 2012). Every day, 17,000 metric tonnes of mining

  • Barrick signs agreement to reopen Porgera gold mine in …

     · Barrick Niugini (BNL) has signed a binding framework agreement with the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government to reopen the Porgera gold mine. The operations of the mine have been suspended since last April after the government refused to extend its special mining lease. BNL is a 50-50 joint venture of Barrick Gold and China''s Zijin Mining Group.

  • ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE PORGERA GOLD MINE

    government services and infrastructure. The Porgera economy was primarily subsistence based, with agriculture and alluvial gold mining the major sources of income. There was also uneven access to cash earning activities related to alluvial mining. The mine

  • Government Decision-Making and Environmental Degradation

    activities of companies in Papua New Guinea over the last three decades – particularly those of Placer Dome''s Porgera gold mine, BHP''s Ok Tedi gold and copper mine (the waste from both of which is dumped into the Ok Tedi and Strickland rivers which are

  • Porgera Joint Venture – Illegal "Mining"

    intensive mining activities, based on either formal legal or informal mining rights. This type of mining activity uses limited technology and often involves traditional panning and sluicing methods to recover gold from creek beds, river benches and other locations.

  • Porgera landowners call for mine closure

    PJV mining manager Frazer Bourchier said that last year alone about 800,000 additional ounces of gold were proved resulting in an estimated 1.8 million ounces of gold. PJV has re-engaged former hard rock miners from early days of the Porgera mine as drivers of the new (coming) trucks, jumbo drills, loaders and other ancillary equipment for underground mining likely to continue through to 2013 and beyond.

  • Politics and Porgera: why Papua New Guinea cancelled …

     · Porgera is one of Papua New Guinea''s longest running goldmines. Operating for 30 years in the highlands province of Enga, this large mine was expected to produce around 250,000 ounces of gold …

  • Houses razed as police target ''illegal'' activities at …

     · The Porgera gold mine employs more than 2,500 Papua New Guineans and over the life of the mine it has contributed some 10% of PNG''s total annual exports. Each year, the mine says it pays more than K34 million in royalties, K109 million in taxes …

  • Barrick optimistic of Porgera restart

     · Barrick has excluded Porgera for the time being from its 2021 production guidance of 4.4-4.7 million ounces of gold. The Canada-based miner''s share of Porgera''s production in 2019 was 284,000 ounces of gold, at all-in sustaining costs of US$1,003/oz. Porgera is owned 47.5% by both Barrick and Zijin, with the remaining 5% held by the Enga ...

  • "Marape to Present Framework Agreement to Porgera …

     · Aerial view of the Porgera gold mine. (Image courtesy of Zijin Mining.) The Prime Minister, Hon. James Marape, MP will formally handover the Framework Agreement for the reopening of the Porgera Mine in Enga Province to the affected landowners. PM Marape announced this today following reports that the affected landowners in the province have apparently protested against a planned visit …

  • Porgera Moves Closer to Restart

     · PORGERA, Papua New Guinea, June 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The process of re-opening the Porgera gold mine under the terms of the binding framework agreement ...

  • Uncovering Impacts of Gold Mining in Papua New Guinea

     · Many of the communities in Porgera, Papua New Guinea, experience episodic water insecurity, poor sanitary conditions and chronic poverty. These challenges are magnified by continual in-migration of people from surrounding areas seeking economic opportunities from small-scale gold mining, and from a scarcity of arable land for farming and other traditional livelihoods.

  • Porgera Gold Mine

    07 May 2020 (Last Updated May 7th, 2020 12:55) Barrick Gold has reduced its 2020 production guidance following conflict with the Papua New Guinea government regarding the Porgera mine last month, over the renewal of a 20-year special mining lease. Barrick reported net earnings of …

  • Porgera Mine Set to Restart as PNG and Barrick Niugini

     · The Porgera Joint Venture is an open pit and underground gold mine located at an altitude of 2,200-2,600 metres in the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea, about 600 kilometres north-west of Port ...

  • Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) gold mining operation

    Porgera Joint Venture (PJV) gold mining operation Mine operator: Placer Dome Asia Pacific Ltd. Porgera Valley, Enga Province, ... management to identify which aspects of their daily activities are inadvertently creating negative, or positive, impacts on their ...

  • Papua New Guinea: Growth Recovery In 2021 Amid …

     · well as the anticipated resumption by mid-2021 of activities at the Porgera gold mine, which accounts for around 10% of total exports. Though risks to our forecasts are now more balanced, we do expect ongoing headwinds to weigh on economic activity in ...

  • Barrick nears deal with Papua New Guinea to reopen …

     · The Porgera gold mine is located in Enga Province, 600km north-west of Port Moresby. Credit: Richard Farbelini at English Wikipedia. Canada-based mining firm Barrick Gold has announced that it is about to finalise an agreement with the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government to reopen the Porgera gold mine.

  • Porgera Mine Set to Restart as PNG and Barrick Niugini …

     · "We intend to partner with all key stakeholders to make Porgera a world-class, long-life gold mine," he said. About Porgera The Porgera Joint Venture is an open pit and underground gold mine ...

  • Barrick Gold moves step closer to Porgera restart – …

    The gold mining giant said optimism stems from discussions between Bristow, PNG Prime Minister James Marape and various Porgera landowner groups and others. The Porgera Joint Venture is an open pit and underground gold mine located at an altitude of 2,200-2,600 metres in the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea, about 600 kilometres north-west of Port Moresby.

  • Porgera Moves Closer to Restart | Financial Post

     · Porgera Moves Closer to Restart. PORGERA, Papua New Guinea, June 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The process of re-opening the Porgera gold mine under the terms of the binding framework agreement between the government and operator Barrick Niugini Limited (BNL) took a major step forward with a discussion between Barrick President and Chief ...

  • The Porgera mine in PNG: some background

     · The Porgera mine in PNG: some background. Breaking late on 24 April 2020, Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape announced that his government would not renew Barrick Niugini Limited ''s (BNL) mining lease at the Porgera gold mine. At present BNL is a joint venture between Barrick Gold (47.5%), Zijin Mining (47.5%), the Enga Provincial ...

  • "Marape to Present Framework Agreement to Porgera …

     · Prime Minister James Marape said in a statement that the government is willing to sign an agreement with Barrick Gold to reopen the Porgera Gold Mine in Enga, which has been closed for a year. The mine was abandoned after the State declined …

  • Porgera Moves Closer to Restart

     · Porgera Moves Closer to Restart. Investing News Network - June 3rd, 2021. The process of re-opening the Porgera gold mine under the terms of …

  • Barrick says Porgera mine moves closer to restart in 2021 | …

     · Editor''s Note: With so much market volatility, stay on top of daily news! Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today''s must-read news and expert opinions. Sign up here! - Barrick reported today that the process of re-opening of the Porgera gold mine under the terms of the binding framework agreement between the government and operator Barrick Niugini Limited (BNL) took a

  • Porgera Moves Closer to Restart

     · Porgera Moves Closer to Restart. PORGERA, Papua New Guinea, June 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The process of re-opening the Porgera gold mine under the terms of the binding framework agreement ...

  • Illegal Mining activities costing Millions for miner Barrick …

    Illegal mining activities at the Porgera gold mine in Enga is costing the operator around K4.5 million (US$2.8 million) a month, it has been revealed. Barrick Gold Corporation president and chief executive officer Mark Bristow attributed the loss in revenue to "the

  • PorgeraJV

    The Porgera Gold Mine in Enga Province, Papua New Guinea, is owned by the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV). It is operated by Barrick (Niugini) Limited which owns 95 percent participating interest in PJV. The remaining 5% is owned by Mineral Resources Enga ...

  • Mining Pollution Limits Access to Clean Water in Papua …

     · By Aly Azhar. A new report titled Red Water documents the social, environmental, economic, and health impacts of gold mining in Porgera, Papua New Guinea. The report finds that the communities affected by mining do not have access to consistent and safe drinking water. This is due, in part, to the fact that the PNG government has not met its ...

  • Porgera Mine Set to Restart as PNG and Barrick Niugini …

     · The Porgera Joint Venture is an open pit and underground gold mine located at an altitude of 2,200-2,600 metres in the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea, about 600 kilometres north-west of Port ...

  • Barrick (GOLD) Aims to Restart Porgera Gold Mine in 2021 …

     · Image Source: Zacks Investment Research. Barrick, in its last earnings call, stated that it anticipates attributable gold production in the range of 4.4-4.7 million ounces for 2021. All-in ...

  • Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea suspends some …

    MELBOURNE, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Some production activities at the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea have been suspended to save power after a powerful earthquake damaged the power station that ...

  • Porgera, brutality & the theft of PNG''s resources

     · The Porgera mine is one of the world''s top 10 producers of gold, which makes it remarkably rich – although the people who live near the mine have not shared in the spoils. The proven gold reserves of the Porgera mine are worth more than US$10 billion at today''s gold prices. This is only one of PNG''s mines. There are hundreds more that ...

  • Barrick Gold Corporation

    The Porgera Joint Venture is an open pit and underground gold mine located at an altitude of 2,200-2,600 meters in the Enga Province of Papua New Guinea, about 600 kilometers north-west of Port Moresby. Porgera mineral reserves and mineral resources are ...

  • Mining pollution limits access to clean water in Papua …

     · A new report titled Red Water documents the social, environmental, economic, and health impacts of gold mining in Porgera, Papua New Guinea. …

  • Porgera gold mine set for restart

     · Barrick Gold president and chief executive Mark Bristow kept his intentions short and sweet, following the agreement. "We intend to partner with all key stakeholders to make Porgera a world ...

  • Porgera Moves Closer to Restart

     · Porgera Moves Closer to Restart. June 3, 2021, 10:13 PM PDT. Porgera Moves Closer to Restart PORGERA, Papua New Guinea, June 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The process of re-opening the Porgera gold ...

  • BRIEF-Zijin Mining Comments On Impact Of Earthquake …

     · * PORGERA GOLD MINE IS OPERATING ON BACK-UP POWER AND SOME PRODUCTION ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED TO CONSERVE POWER. * NO EMPLOYEES OF PORGERA GOLD MINE WERE INJURED DURING EARTHQUAKE OR DURING ...

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