War, Abuse, and Environmental Poisoning: The Legacy

2021-4-12  The Rio Tinto mine has destroyed the island of Bougainville with war, human rights abuse, and environmental poisoning.. An estimated 156 residents of Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Autonomous Region of Bougainville submitted a petition to the government of Australia to make Rio Tinto responsible for the devastation caused by the copper and gold mine they abandoned.

The new battle for Bougainville’s Panguna mine The

2021-5-5  Speculation about the future of the Panguna copper mine in Papua New Guinea’s autonomous region of Bougainville, which ignited a decade long civil war in the 1990s, peaked late last year when an application for exploration by former Rio Tinto subsidiary, Bougainville Copper

The deadly legacy of Bougainville's Panguna mine

2020-10-14  The Panguna mine has a bloody history in Bougainville. In the 1970's and 80's it was one of the world's largest copper and gold mines run by Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL)

Origins of the Bougainville Conflict Australian

2021-4-23  Origins of the Bougainville Conflict is an excerpt from the two-part documentary Paradise Imperfect made in 2000.. Paradise Imperfect In 2000 the ABC’s Pacific Correspondent Sean Dorney travelled to the war zones of Bougainville to look

Will Bougainville Reopen the Panguna Mine? The

2019-11-22  The Panguna mine on the Pacific island of Bougainville is one of the largest copper and gold deposits in the world. The mine was also at the center of a decade-long civil war

Bougainville's gold mine sparked a war that killed

The war started in 1989 when the impoverished people took up arms. The BRA was not highly thought of by outsiders but it shut down the mine and brought the local economy to its knees.

Sumitomo History Sumitomo Corporation

The rapid modernization of the copper mine led to deforestation of the surrounding mountains, and sulfur dioxide gas discharged from the smelting plant caused trees to die off and damaged crops. Based on the belief that doing nothing about the devastation of the Besshi mountains was against the moral principles governing the universe, Teigo Iba

Robert Friedland, China and the rush for copper in the

As copper prices plummeted in 2015, Zijin agreed to invest $412m to acquire a 50 per cent interest in the Kamoa mine. Zijin also owns shares in Ivanhoe — which is listed in Toronto and valued at

The risky plan to haul minerals from a mine in

2020-1-14  The risky plan to haul minerals from a mine in the Alaska wilderness. A proposed gold and copper mine in Alaska would require a massive transportation corridor that puts a pristine wilderness at risk.

Rio Tinto ONLINE WEEK OF ACTION! London Mining

-30 minutes READ ‘After the mine’ report by LMN partner Human Rights Law Centre Australia about the human rights violations caused by Rio Tinto’s toxic mining legacy.-2 minutes SOCIAL MEDIA. Share this post about Bougainville (a Pacific island) where Rio Tinto owned a copper-gold mine, Panguna, that was so toxic it sparked a civil war in

Issues : Colonial History

The giant copper and gold mine at Panguna on Bougainville, commenced in the 1960s, provided 40 per cent of independent Papua New Guinea's annual export earnings.

Rio Tinto finally "gifts" Panguna mine-stake to

Bougainville's separatist conflict was the bloodiest in the Pacific since World War II, and ended when the New Zealand government helped broker a truce signed by all factions in 1997. Before it was closed, the mine produced copper concentrate for 17 years, which represented 44 per cent of PNG's total export earnings at that time.

The Bougainville Referendum and The Fate of

2020-1-8  Panguna copper mine, now closed, serves not only as a stark reminder of war, but the breakdown of social structure, cultural values, and the destruction of Bougainville’s ecosystem.

After the mine guim.co.uk

2020-3-29  2 After the Mine: Living with Rio Tinto’s deadly legacy Summary fiflfiflşşfl fiflşşfl In December 2019, the people of the small Pacific island of Bougainville voted overwhelmingly to become the world’s newest nation.1 The referendum on the island’s independence from Papua New Guinea was a

The Mysterious Sale of Mongolia’s Erdenet Mine The

Another colonial legacy buried at last. A day to be proud of, June 28, 2016 a day to remember forever, or at least until the next morning. In the morning of June 29, Mongolia went to the polls.

Rio Tinto's billion-dollar mess: 'unprincipled, shameful

Heavy trucks sit rusting on the edges of Panguna copper mine, closed in 1989 as a result of sabotage. Credit: Friedrich Stark / Alamy Stock Photo Now, 27 years after the war forced the closure of

The Great Peruvian Guano Bonanza: Rise, Fall, and

Unfortunately, the resulting war, known as the War of the Pacific ended in the devastating defeat of Peru and Bolivia. After only one year of fighting, Chile had seized the Atacama and now occupied Lima as guerilla campaigns continued to resist Chilean occupation until 1884.

Mining is poised to carve up this pristine Alaska

2020-1-14  The risky plan to haul minerals from a mine in the Alaska wilderness. A proposed gold and copper mine in Alaska would require a massive transportation corridor that puts a

Degaussing Wikipedia

2021-5-1  Degaussing is the process of decreasing or eliminating a remnant magnetic field.It is named after the gauss, a unit of magnetism, which in turn was named after Carl Friedrich Gauss.Due to magnetic hysteresis, it is generally not possible to reduce a magnetic field completely to zero, so degaussing typically induces a very small "known" field referred to as bias.

Rio Tinto finally "gifts" Panguna mine-stake to

Bougainville's separatist conflict was the bloodiest in the Pacific since World War II, and ended when the New Zealand government helped broker a truce signed by all factions in 1997. Before it was closed, the mine produced copper concentrate for 17 years, which represented 44 per cent of PNG's total export earnings at that time.

The Mysterious Sale of Mongolia’s Erdenet Mine The

Another colonial legacy buried at last. A day to be proud of, June 28, 2016 a day to remember forever, or at least until the next morning. In the morning of June 29, Mongolia went to the polls.

CRU World Copper Conference: Friedland on the new

2021-4-14  Robert Friedland, the founder and executive co-chairman of Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; US-OTC: IVPAF) gave a keynote presentation at this year’s virtual CRU World Copper Conference. Filmed from his home in Singapore on April 13, the billionaire spoke about what the electric future will look like and what needs to happen to the supply chain to get there.

'Deal with the disaster': the girl from Bougainville who

2020-10-17  The PNG government sent in troops against its own citizens to restart the foreign-owned mine at the behest of Rio, it says sparking a civil war that would rage for a decade.

After the mine guim.co.uk

2020-3-29  2 After the Mine: Living with Rio Tinto’s deadly legacy Summary fiflfiflşşfl fiflşşfl In December 2019, the people of the small Pacific island of Bougainville voted overwhelmingly to become the world’s newest nation.1 The referendum on the island’s independence from Papua New Guinea was a

Robert Friedland, China and the rush for copper in the

As copper prices plummeted in 2015, Zijin agreed to invest $412m to acquire a 50 per cent interest in the Kamoa mine. Zijin also owns shares in Ivanhoe — which is listed in Toronto and valued at

Call to pressure Rio Tinto over destruction in

The mine, which had been shut down for 30 years, sparked the destructive civil war on Bougainville, over the environmental and social damage. Rio Tinto, which is holding its annual general meeting today, is no longer involved with Panguna, having walked away four years ago.

Legacy of the Milwaukee Road railway Mountains To

The “Pacific Extension” of the Milwaukee Road was financed by Rockefeller money. In 1900, William Rockefeller, brother of John D. Rockefeller, obtained control of the Anaconda Copper Company, with its copper mine and smelter near Butte, Montana.

Around China's metal mines, villages struggle with a

2021-5-2  The township of 30,000 lives in the shadow of a single industry with a chilling legacy. Story continues below advertisement In 2000, a toxic tailings pond broke and washed away an entire village

Degaussing Wikipedia

2021-5-1  Degaussing is the process of decreasing or eliminating a remnant magnetic field.It is named after the gauss, a unit of magnetism, which in turn was named after Carl Friedrich Gauss.Due to magnetic hysteresis, it is generally not possible to reduce a magnetic field completely to zero, so degaussing typically induces a very small "known" field referred to as bias.