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New Marine Species Discovered In Papua New Guinea
2013-03-01 07:49:45

Nova Southeastern University Nova Southeastern U. Professor Jim Thomas leads international expedition in Papua New Guinea that finds new species of sea slugs, feather stars and amphipods, a shrimp-like animal When Jim Thomas and his global team of researchers returned to the Madang Lagoon in Papua New Guinea, they discovered a treasure trove of new species unknown to science. This is especially relevant as the research team consisted of scientists who had conducted a previous survey...

2008-10-12 12:00:16

Text of report by Papua New Guinea Post-Courier website on 10 October The multi-billion kina mining company accused of causing a security scare in Papua New Guinea has denied outright it was doing so. It warned further negative speculation and claims against the Chinese-run mine would jeopardize the operation of the mine and possibly see PNG losing an expected 8 per cent increase in gross domestic product (GDP). The Ramu nickel-cobalt mine, based in Madang Province, yesterday brushed...

2008-08-28 06:00:54

Text of report by Papua New Guinea newspaper The National website on 27 August [by Kevin Pamba and Jason Som Kaut] Three Chinese employees of China Metallurgical Construction Company (MCC), the developers of the Ramu nickel resource [in Madang Province, northern mainland Papua New Guinea] were savagely attacked by about 100 armed landowners at the Basamuk project site at Rai Coast last Sunday morning [24 August]. They are recovering in Madang town. Work at the Basamuk refinery and wharf...

2008-07-27 06:00:26

Text of report by Papua New Guinea Post-Courier website on 25 July The Chinese Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC) Ramu Nickel Cobalt Ltd has overcome its final hurdle by executing the financing documents to fund the billion-kina Ramu project. The company's joint venture partner, Highlands Pacific Ltd, announced this on Wednesday [23 July] and said the project is now on schedule to be completed before commissioning next year. Highlands managing director John Gooding said the execution...


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