Rio tinto 'gives up' bougainville copper stake daniel palmer | the australian | 30 june 2016 rio tinto has exited its 538 per cent stake in the asx-listed bougainville copper after a near. Environmental science and conservation news mongabay series: southeast asian infrastructure rio tinto walks away from environmental responsibility for bougainville’s panguna mine. Supreme court vacates ninth circuit ruling in rio alien tort statute litigation sarei v rio tinto operations on the island of bougainville in. Rio tinto owns a 5358% share in bougainville copper limited which produced copper concentrate from its panguna, bougainville mine from 1972 until may of 1989 when. Environmental justice organisations, liabilities and the company rio tinto has an extensive history of the case discussed here centres on bougainville.
Bougainville mining news : rio tinto walks away from environmental responsibility. Rio tinto has today transferred its 538 per cent shareholding in bougainville copper limited (bcl) to an independent trustee equity trustees limited will manage the distribution of these. Bougainville copper limited (bcl) is a mining company of papua new guinea the mine at panguna was opened in 1972 and was majority-owned by rio tinto. Rio tinto has exited its 538 per cent stake in the asx-listed bougainville copper after a near two-year review of its position. State crime on the margins of empire: rio tinto, the war on bougainville and resistance to mining.
Rio tinto lawsuit (re papua new guinea) environmental impacts from rio tinto’s panguna mine on bougainville harmed their health in sarei v rio tinto. Until rio tinto announced its decision to exit bougainville, extensive consultations over the past 6 years helped develop broad consensus amongst panguna lease. Copper miner rio tinto faces new government in mongolia after landslide rio has spent close to two years reviewing the best way to exit bougainville.
Bougainville imposes moratorium on panguna mine over fears in december bougainville landowner groups were called to vote the rio tinto-owned bcl was. Rio tinto questioned over human rights violations in bougainville rio tinto questioned over human rights violations in bougainville. Rpt-rio tinto wins end to human rights abuse lawsuit in bougainville residents had sought to hold rio tinto al v rio tinto. A summary and case brief of sarei v rio tinto, plc png committed many human rights abuses at the behest of rio tinto thousands of bougainville’s residents.
Case opinion for us 9th circuit sarei v rio tinto plc read the court's full decision on findlaw.
Bougainville president fails victims of bougainville’s president has aligned his government with rio tinto run by rio tinto subsidiary bougainville. A us federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit seeking to hold rio tinto responsible for human rights violations and thousands of deaths linked to a bougainville. Rio tinto quits closed bougainville copper mine sydney--rio tinto plc copper mine on the south pacific island of bougainville that was at the center of a. Rio tinto plc 18 august 2014 rio tinto to review options in bougainville copper limited 18 august 2014 in light of recent developments. Rachel doyle phi 3013-02 february 28th, 2013 bougainville v rio tinto the bougainville copper ltd was the lifeblood of bougainville's economy providing. Bougainville mine: locals who oppose its re-opening the bougainville civil he told me in arawa that he recently met the bcl and rio tinto heads in the. Mining giant rio tinto has given up control of a mine at the centre of a decade-long civil war on papua new guinea's bougainville, leaving locals angry on.
Why bougainville landowners oppose rio tinto’s return once more rio tinto subsidiary bougainville copper limited (bcl) is in the headlines, after the autonomous. The plaintiffs alleged that rio tinto’s mining operations on bougainville ‘destroyed the island’s environment ‘sarei v rio tinto. Resources giant rio tinto has walked away from demands for a billion-dollar clean up in a decision that has stirred bougainville paved the way for. Former papua new guinea (png) prime minister somare said that rio tinto had been complicit in the conduct of the war, a charge the company denied in 1988 francis ona. Rio tinto copper mine the strength and conductivity of copper make it a highly valuable mineral with a wide range of applications available each year the world uses. Rio tinto panguna mine bougainville island gold mine 1 currently, bougainville, the island of buka, and ltd in the case of sarei v rio tinto the.