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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
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Increasing our Bougainville Presence

By Ephraim Eminoni, BCL’s Manager Bougainville There is good reason for us to be optimistic about Bougainville’s future. I have joined Bougainville Copper after several years working in other community service roles. I love working with people and this remains an important part of my position as we take steps