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Bougainville Copper: will it get to play again?

When the great - no doubt sometimes also good, but frequently woefully ignorant - among mining outfits (and their desk-bound investment advisors) look at a risk-laden, problematic, prospect like Bougainville Copper Ltd's Panguna mine, any upturn in commodity markets are apt to be heralded as a golden opportunity.
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Women protest against Panguna reopening

The women, supported by youths, men and children, were disputing the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) and Panguna landowners. This will see Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) return to reopen the Mine before June 2019.
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Life after the closure of Rössing Uranium

Rössing Uranium, the world’s largest open pit uranium mine – which also happens to have been in operation for the longest period – is scheduled to cease operations in 2025. However, this does not mean Rio Tinto, the majority shareholder in Rössing Uranium, is done with Namibia. Rio Tinto is looking to a new investment in the mining sector, specifically mining copper in the two Kavango regions.
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