Wardens Hearings for Frieda River mine lease applications underway

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The Wardens Hearings for the Mining Lease, Special Mining Lease, Leases for Mining Purposes and Mining Easements for the proposed Frieda River mine are currently underway in 11 villages in East and West Sepik Provinces.

The villages are – Amaromin; Sokamin; Wameimin; Wabia; Ok Isai; Paupe; Wusok; Sowano; Sio; Pei; and, Kubkain.

The relevant Tenement Nos. are ML 157; SML 9; ME 87, 88, 89, 90; and, LMP 94, 95, 96, 97, 98.

The hearings started on 1st November and the last is scheduled for the 8th – download a full list (pdf file).

The proposed mine is to be built and operated by the Chinese mining company, Guandong Rising Assets Management (GRAM).

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2 responses to “Wardens Hearings for Frieda River mine lease applications underway

  1. Pingback: Wardens Hearings for Frieda River mine lease applications underway — Papua New Guinea Mine Watch – Jakeman's 10-20

  2. Thank you for publishing this. It would have been even more helpful if you had made this available in September (prior to the objection date). Hearings were unfortunately not held in two communities heavily affected by the road easement.

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