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PETER O'NIELL AND CO IN ANOTHER MASSIVE K1 BILLION DIRTY DEAL

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by JACKSON LEVONGO Papua New Guinea will have one of the best world's renowned  hotels. The Mineral Resource Development Company is proud to bring to Port Moresby, the first ever HILTON HOTEL. The Management agreement signed early last month between MRDC and Hilton World Wide will see the construction of a 5 star 212 premium room hotels in Port Moresby. The Hilton hotel is part of MRDC group subsidiaries latest development project, the STAR Mountain Plaza to be launched today. Under the agreement, Hilton will manage the Hotel and a convention centre within the Star Mountain Plaza. Papua New Guinea will have one of the best world's renowned    Western Province people are so na├»ve & gullible and gutless and continue to be fooled when their compensation monies from the Ok Tedi Mine pollution continue to be misapplied and siphoned out by use of various methods that seem legitimate with the impression of associations with world renowned company but in f

Garnaut defends dumping mine waste in river

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AAP Climate change expert Ross Garnaut has defended the decision of mining companieswith which he has been involved to use a controversial method of releasing mining waste into rivers and the ocean in Papua New Guinea. Professor Garnaut, who conducted the Rudd government's 2008 climate-change review, was the chairman of Lihir Gold, a mining company taken over by Newcrest Gold last month. He is also a director of OK Tedi Mining Limited, another company that operates in PNG. Last week the ABC's 7.30 Report aired a report about Lihir and OK Tedi's practice of using deep sea tailings placement (DSTP) at two separate mines. The Lihir project, under Newcrest, is set to produce 1 million ounces of gold a year on Lihir Island, 900 kilometres north of Port Moresby. OK Tedi extracts copper, gold and silver from its remote Star Mountains operation in PNG's Western Province. According to the ABC report, OK Tedi discharges 56 million tonnes of metalliferous waste into local river sy

Garnaut defends dumping mine waste in river

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AAP Climate change expert Ross Garnaut has defended the decision of mining companieswith which he has been involved to use a controversial method of releasing mining waste into rivers and the ocean in Papua New Guinea. Professor Garnaut, who conducted the Rudd government's 2008 climate-change review, was the chairman of Lihir Gold, a mining company taken over by Newcrest Gold last month. He is also a director of OK Tedi Mining Limited, another company that operates in PNG. Last week the ABC's 7.30 Report aired a report about Lihir and OK Tedi's practice of using deep sea tailings placement (DSTP) at two separate mines. The Lihir project, under Newcrest, is set to produce 1 million ounces of gold a year on Lihir Island, 900 kilometres north of Port Moresby. OK Tedi extracts copper, gold and silver from its remote Star Mountains operation in PNG's Western Province. According to the ABC report, OK Tedi discharges 56 million tonnes of metalliferous waste into local riv