Post Courier 6 August 2014 Story courtesy of Papua New Guinea Facts Landowners of the world’s first sea bed mining project in the New Ireland Province have threatened to take Canadian developer, Nautilus Minerals Limited, and the National Government to court if they fail to adhe
Act Now PNG 28 April 2014 The PNG government’s decision to sign a new agreement to participate in the controversial Solwara 1 experimental seabed mine has been condemned by community activist groups including ACT NOW!, Bismarck Ramu Group (BRG) and the Pacific Network on Globil
Taranaki Daily News online 28 April, 2014 Laird Harper The fight over whether or not a ironsand mining development will be allowed in Taranaki waters has moved into the province this week. The landmark mining hearing, run by the Environmental Protection Authority, has been under way s
BBC News Science & Environment 14 March 2014 David Shukman, Science Editor Plans to open the world’s first mine in the deep ocean have moved significantly closer to becoming reality. A Canadian mining company has finalised an agreement with Papua New Guinea to start digging
Papua New Guinea Mine Watch March 13 Photo: Children protest against experimental seabed mining plans in Papua New Guinea Canadian company Nautilus Minerals, has terminated its Solwara 1 financing agreement with the government of Papua New Guinea, but the company still has its
Nautilus takes harder line with PNG gov’t over Solwara 1 dispute Mineweb Kip Keen February 14, 2014 The dispute between Nautilus Minerals and Papua New Guinea over the Solwara 1 project continues, with Nautilus terminating PNG’s ownership rights and seeking damages.