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Human rights complaint filed over Newcrest’s plans to dump waste in PNG


Release Date: 09 Nov 2022

Today, three organisations filed a complaint against two Australian-based mining companies, Newcrest Mining and Harmony Gold Mining, over the proposal to dump toxic mining waste into the Huon Gulf in PNG’s Morobe Province. The companies are seeking to have a Special Mining Lease approved for the project, the Wafi Golpu Mine, by 2 December 2022 - less than a month from now.

OceanaGold Philippines Shut Down – Villagers Blockade Site, Permit Renewal Withheld

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Release Date: 09 Aug 2019

Sydney / Ottawa – The Australian-Canadian mining company OceanaGold has been forced to cease mining for over a month at its Didipio copper-gold mine in Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines. The company faces a restraining order from municipal and provincial elected officials, a blockade of the site by Didipio villagers, most of whom are indigenous peoples, a lapsed mining permit,