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Pacific.scoop.co.nz » Battle intensifies over Bougainville ...

2011-7-19  Pacific Scoop: Report – By Rowan Callick. Claims that Rio Tinto funded the civil war and fostered atrocities on Bougainville are being resurrected as a hurdle to the reopening there of Panguna copper mine, whose proven reserves are worth at least $50 billion.. Today the opposition to the mine

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Origins of the Bougainville Conflict - Australian History ...

2 天前  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 at the

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Colonialism and the environment: The pollution legacy of ...

Colonialism and the environment: The pollution legacy of the Southern Hemisphere’s largest copper mine in the 20th century Larissa Schneider , Niamh Shulmeister, Michela Mariani , Kristen Beck, Michael-Shawn Fletcher, Atun Zawadzki, Krystyna M. Saunders, Marco A Aquino-Lopez, Simon Haberle

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The deadly legacy of Bougainville's Panguna mine after Rio ...

2020-4-6  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) -

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Mining in the Pacific: a blessing and a curse Papua New ...

2021-6-7  Mining is big business in the Pacific. Guardian analysis of trade data can reveal that each year nearly 11m tonnes of fuel and oil (the equivalent of 1100 Eiffel towers) are extracted from the ...

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Rio Tinto backs environmental study into mine that ...

Rio Tinto has agreed to co-fund a study into the environmental and human rights impact of a shuttered mine in the South Pacific that sparked a civil war, which could lay out clean-up costs ...

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This derelict mine caused a bloody war. Now Aussie ...

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Bougainville's gold mine sparked a war that killed 20,000 ...

2019-11-22  The mining legacy has scarred the landscape as much as it has the people of Bougainville in PNG. At the mine site, Moses Pipiro lives amid the mining facility ruins with about 500 traditional ...

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More than 100 unexploded bombs found in Solomon

2021-5-18  The find is part of a devastating legacy in the Pacific from the second world war. Thousands of bombs were dropped on Pacific islands , including Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and

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Epic Battle Of The Pacific, Forgotten In Japan TIME

2012-8-6  TOKYO – When dignitaries and guests gather on the remote island of Guadalcanal this week to commemorate the epic battle where Japan’s relentless advance in World War II was finally halted, one group will be conspicuous by their absence – the Japanese.. The battle for Guadalcanal began on Aug. 7, 1942, and lasted six horrific months. It turned the tide of the war in the Pacific

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This derelict mine caused a bloody war. Now Aussie ...

2019-11-15  Heavy trucks sit rusting on the edges of Panguna copper mine, closed in 1989 as a result of sabotage. ... It was the most serious conflict in the south Pacific since World War II.

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A brutal war and rivers poisoned with every rainfall: how ...

2020-10-1  A brutal war and rivers poisoned with every rainfall: how one mine destroyed an island September 30, 2020 4.04pm EDT Matthew G. Allen , The University of the South Pacific

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Report exposes the deadly human cost of Rio Tinto’s ...

2020-4-1  Report exposes the deadly human cost of Rio Tinto’s abandoned mine. Mining giant Rio Tinto is responsible for multiple human rights violations caused by pollution from its former mine on the Pacific island of Bougainville, the Human Rights Law Centre concludes in a major new investigative report released this week.

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Rio Tinto accused of violating human rights in ...

2020-4-1  Mining ended at Panguna 31 years ago, after disputes over the mine’s profits and its environmental damage led to a decade-long civil war in Bougainville that killed up to 20,000 people.

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Captains Flat (Lake George) Mine - NSW Resources and ...

2021-6-6  Captains Flat (Lake George) Mine. The Lake George Mine is located at Captains Flat, approximately 50 kilometres south east of Canberra. The mine operated from 1892 until 1962, producing lead, zinc, copper, pyrite, silver and gold. Extensive rehabilitation works have been carried out since the mine

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War in the Pacific: Admiral's Edition - Matrix Games

2021-8-5  Moderators MOD_War-in-the-Pacific-Admirals-Edition , wdolson. 1770. 9237. Japanese Opponent Wanted .. 7/5/2021 3:39:03 AM. schwartzkie. Scenario Design and Modding. Please post here for questions and discussion about scenario design, art and sound modding and the game editor for WITP Admiral's Edition. Moderators MOD_War-in-the-Pacific-Admirals ...

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Epic Battle Of The Pacific, Forgotten In Japan TIME

2012-8-6  TOKYO – When dignitaries and guests gather on the remote island of Guadalcanal this week to commemorate the epic battle where Japan’s relentless advance in World War II was finally halted, one group will be conspicuous by their absence – the Japanese.. The battle for Guadalcanal began on Aug. 7, 1942, and lasted six horrific months. It turned the tide of the war in the Pacific

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The Impact of World War I on Palestine: A Hundred years ...

2018-6-28  In the context of the hundredth anniversary of World War I and its effects on the global balance of power and the geopolitics of the Arab region, especially the future of the Palestinian State, Al Jazeera Centre for Studies (AJCS) published a book entitled, The Impact of World War I on Palestine: A Hundred Years’ Legacy. The book highlights the negative repercussions of the war

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Mines in the Western United States – Western Mining

View Arizona mines. Of the approximately 9,000 mines recorded in Arizona by the USGS, over 3,000 are listed as gold producers. Arizona ranked eighth among US states for historical gold production (statistic compiled 1968). Arizona is the West's leading producer of copper and much of the states gold production is as a byproduct of copper mining.

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The World's 20 Largest Copper Mines - ThoughtCo

2019-11-25  The world's 20 largest copper mines produce nearly 9 million metric tons of the precious metal a year, about 40% of the world's total copper mine capacity. Chile and Peru, alone, account for more than half of the copper mines on this list. The U.S. makes the cut, as well, with two mines among the top 20. Copper is expensive to mine

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A small island gets caught in China's Pacific power game ...

2018-12-11  The Panguna copper mine, which holds some of the world's largest deposits, was at the heart of the Bougainville civil war that killed about 20,000. (Photo by

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Butte Montana Mining History

2020-4-4  After the “war”, Amalgamated was re-minted into a new Anaconda Copper Mining Company. “The Company”, as it was known in Butte, went on to acquire mines, mills and smelters in both Americas and around the world. With the addition of manufacturing facilities, it took the motto, “From Mine

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War in the Pacific: Admiral's Edition - Matrix Games

2021-8-5  Moderators MOD_War-in-the-Pacific-Admirals-Edition , wdolson. 1770. 9237. Japanese Opponent Wanted .. 7/5/2021 3:39:03 AM. schwartzkie. Scenario Design and Modding. Please post here for questions and discussion about scenario design, art and sound modding and the game editor for WITP Admiral's Edition. Moderators MOD_War-in-the-Pacific-Admirals ...

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Legacy of the Milwaukee Road railway - Mountains To

2013-10-11  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.

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Mining History in the United States – Legends of America

2021-8-16  Copper mining was revived along Lake Superior about 1842 and made a sudden jump. The California gold fever of 1849 was the beginning of the search and procurement of that metal on a considerable scale. Petroleum came prominently into notice for the first time in August 1859, when the Drake Well struck oil; and the Comstock Lode was discovered in Nevada that same year, and laid the

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Mining in Fiji - Dome Gold Mines

Mining in Fiji. Mining is an integral part of Fiji’s economy, with gold representing one of the country’s largest exports. Its major mining activities are focused on the production of gold, silver and cement. The islands of Fiji are located on the Pacific “Rim of Fire”, the active tectonic boundary between the Pacific

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A war is brewing over lithium mining at the edge of Death ...

2019-5-17  For dyed-in-the-wool environmentalists, the brewing war over lithium mining poses a moral dilemma as it seemingly pits them against efforts to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. Constructed with the ...

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Papua New Guinea profile - Timeline - BBC News

2018-2-14  1884 - Britain establishes a protectorate, British New Guinea (BNG), over south-east New Guinea, while Germany annexes the northern part of New Guinea. 1888 - In BNG the Armed Native Constabulary ...

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US and Japan urged to act after old WWII shell kills man ...

2021-5-11  US and Japan urged to act after old WWII shell kills man in Solomon Islands. Solomon Islands police say a group of young people started a fire to cook food without realising there was a bomb ...

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The top ten deepest mines in the world

2019-6-11  The mine produced 162,000oz of gold grading 0.238oz/t in 2018. The ore reserve stood at 1.61Moz grading 9.9g/t as of December 2018. Kidd Creek Copper and Zinc Mine. The Kidd Creek copper/zinc mine, located 27km north of Timmins in Ontario, Canada, is the fifth deepest operational mine and the deepest base metal mine

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