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In the river or the sea? MMJV considers where to dump its mine waste from Wafi-Golpu

There has been a lot of speculation and much concern from communities about where the tailings and mine waste would go from the proposed Wafi-Golpu mine. The answer is we still don’t know. But communities need to work together to ensure that neither the Watut River or the Morobe Coast
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Who will reap the benefits of mining 100 billion kina of gold from Wafi-Golpu?

Soon, if not already, Newcrest Mining (and Harmony Gold) will be trying to convince communities in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea that there is not much profit to be shared with mining affected communities. They will talk about competitive pressures, commodity cycles, the need to r
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