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Aust Contractor To Back Govt-Sanctioned Probe Into Ramu Mine Spill

Post Courier | December 9, 2019 A Government-sanctioned investigation into the Basamuk slurry spill incident in Madang will be undertaken as a highly integrated multi-disciplinary study approach. Environment Conservation and Climate Change Minister Wera Mori said this before leaving PNG … Continue reading

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Madang governor hits out at PNG govt over Ramu mine water contamination

Radio New Zealand | 18 November 2019  The governor of Papua New Guinea’s Madang province has hit out at the government over the impact of mine waste in Basamuk Bay. Peter Yama said the Environment and Conservation Minister Wera Mori … Continue reading

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PNG and International Scientists Denied Access to Ramu Mine

Post Courier | November 11, 2019 Papua New Guinea scientists and medical practitioners engaged by the national government and working together with the International scientists on the Ramu mine spill were denied access to the Ramu Nickel Mine site last Friday … Continue reading

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Controversial Ramu mine reopens but locals unhappy

Benjamin Robinson-Drawbridge | Radio New Zealand | 29 October 2019 The controversial Ramu nickel mine in Papua New Guinea’s Madang province is back in operation after being closed following a slurry spill. The Post Courier reported the Mineral Resources Authority had granted … Continue reading

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Madang Locals call for Third Independent investigation in Ramu Mine Spill

NBC News /ONE PNG | 29 October 2019 Locals in Madang Province affected by Ramu Nickel’s Basamuk refinery spill are calling for a third independent investigation into the spill. A first investigation was conducted by the Conservation Environment and Protection … Continue reading

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Toxic spill from Ramu mine a threat to health, locals say

Dateline Pacific | Radio New Zealand | 29 October 2019 People living on Papua New Guinea’s Rai Coast say a toxic spill from the Ramu nickel mine has killed marine life, destroyed livelihoods and endangered their health. They also say … Continue reading

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Madang Governor Applauds Ramu Mine Closure

Post Courier | October 24, 2019 Madang Governor Peter Yama yesterday thanked the Government for taking a bold step in shutting down the Ramu Nico mine indefinitely. He said it was a sign of victory for the small people of … Continue reading

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Yama – Fight Will Continue Until Ramu Mine Ops Cease

Gorethy Kenneth | Post Courier | October 22, 2019 Madang Governor Peter Yama assured the people of Rai Coast that the fight on the pollution caused by slurry spill from the Ramu NiCo’s Basamuk refinery would continue until the mine … Continue reading

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PM Gives Assurance Of Further Ramu Mine Probe

Post Courier | October 18, 2019 Prime Minister James Marape says investigations into Ramu Nickel Mine slurry spill at Basamuk Bay in Madang will continue. He said this after a lengthy and heated debate in Parliament yesterday after a report … Continue reading

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Madang people suffering from Ramu mine spill

Luwi James | Post Courier | 18 October 2019 It is confirmed that sea waters in Madang is contaminated and poisoned by highly toxic slurry spill from the Basamuk refinery in Raicoast few months ago. The independent Swiss specialist Dr … Continue reading

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