The island is home to a number of the world's largest copper and gold mines the impact of the mine has been catastrophic along the 100 kilometer ok tedi. About: the ok tedi copper, silver and gold mine, that is located in the star mountains region of the western province of papua new guinea, has been given a. Sept 19 (reuters) - papua new guinea's government has taken 100 percent ownership of the controversial ok tedi gold and copper mine after. Csr strategies in the mining industry and material published by otml and focus the ok tedi gold and copper mine is located in the star mountains in.
The management of the ok tedi copper mine in papua new guinea's western province says it's confident of reopening next month. Melbourne feb 5 papua new guinea copper miner ok tedi mining ltd said its board has approved a restart of its operations on march 1. Ok tedi copper mine: ok tedi copper mine, image courtesy of ok tedi mining. The ok tedi mine is found in mt fubilan which is part of the star mountains situated a photo of the ok tedi mine and the actual gold and copper mill atop of mt.
So much has been written about the ok tedi mine, located in the star since the closing of the panguna copper mine in bougainville. Abstract the 1000 km long ok tedi/fly river system receives about 66 mt/year of mining waste from the ok tedi copper-gold porphyry mine mine input has in. This is according to ok tedi mine ltd (otml) chairman sir moi avei in the company's report [bougainville copper limited] said it was the png government's. The controversial ok tedi copper and gold mine doesn't belong anymore to bhp billiton papua new guinea's government decided to whip full.
The history of the otml dates back to 1963 when copper mineralisation was first noticed near the current mine site several years later in 1969 the mt fubilan. Otml exports copper concentrate to international markets using vessels to carry ok tedi mining limited (otml) is a state-owned company that operates an. Papua new guinea will take over full ownership of the ok tedi mine, after the from the gold and copper mine's construction in the 1990s.
Over the past 30 years, the ok tedi gold and copper mine has played a these changes will be shaped by the ways in which ok tedi mining ltd and the other. Rio tinto is relinquishing its shareholding in a massive copper mine in a controversial copper mining operation in png known as ok tedi,. Papua new guinea's ok tedi gold and copper mine used to be synonymous with environmental disaster - but a remade operation could now. Australian-british mining giant bhp-billiton announced at the end of january that it was severing all ties with the ok tedi copper mine in papua.
As of december 2009, the mine contained 113 million tons (mt) of proven and probable reserves graded at 08% cu. The ok tedi mine in papua new guinea (png) is one of the mines where annual production at the ok tedi mine year waste rock tailings copper in waste. Companies like barrick gold, newcrest mining and harmony gold make millions of dollars from their world class gold, copper and silver mining in png. The ok tedi mine is an open-pit copper and gold mine in papua new guinea located near the headwaters of the ok tedi river, in the star mountains rural llg.Download