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OBSERVATIONS FOLLOWING SMLOLA AGM

By Mark Hitchcock – BCL’s PNG general manager The Special Mining Lease Osikaiyang Landowners Association (SMLOLA) held an Annual General Meeting on 21 December last year and have made subsequent public announcements. It is necessary to make some observations that appear to have been overlooked and to ensure nobody is
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TRAINING TO SUPPORT VANILLA INDUSTRY

Bougainville Copper Limited is partnering with a local vanilla exporting company, Mauang Exports, to help build capacity among Central Bougainville vanilla bean growers. Mauang Exports purchases dried vanilla beans from local growers for exporting to overseas markets and is conducting training programs for farmers from growing through to curing in
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TONIVA SOCCER ASSOCIATION GRAND FINAL

  The following is a speech delivered by Bougainville Copper regional liaison officer and local chief Peter Garuai at the recent Toniva Soccer Association grand final between Metora FC and KSK FC which was won by KSK.   Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. On behalf of Bougainville Copper Limited, it
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LITERACY WEEK LAUNCH – ARAWA

The following is a speech delivered by Genevieve Itta, BCL’s senior project officer for Panguna, at the launch of Literacy Week activities at Tupukas Primary School in Arawa on 4 September. Distinguished guests; teachers and students; ladies and gentlemen. On behalf of Bougainville Copper Limited I would like to express
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TRAINING VOLLEYBALL COACHES AND REFEREES FROM PANGUNA

PANGUNA (31/08/2018): Bougainville Copper Limited is partnering with the Autonomous Bougainville Government’s Department of Community Development in supporting the much-needed upskilling of volleyball coaches and referees from the Panguna District. The refereeing and coaching course started in Panguna on Monday (27 August) with more than 30 participants from the Ioro
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Knighthood for BCL chairman

The chairman of Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) Mel Togolo was bestowed with a knighthood in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. The Bougainville-born Mr Togolo was awarded Knight Bachelor for his service to economic development, particularly in the mining and petroleum sectors, and to the community. Sir Mel is only
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Voting For or Against Independence

ARAWA: Judging a school debate on the topic “Bougainvilleans should Vote for Independence during Referendum”, it was interesting to learn first-hand how the topic of referendum is perceived by school children on Bougainville. The event was the National Literacy Week, and all schools in the Kieta District of the Autonomous