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

Notice of Refusal to Renew Exploration Licence EL1

The Board of Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) advise that Bougainville Copper Limited has received a notice from the Autonomous Bougainville Government Minister for Mineral and Energy Resources, acting in accordance with the advice of the Bougainville Mining Advisory Council, that the extension of the term of the exploration licence sought

Unscrupulous Campaign Against BCL Exposed

The unscrupulous attempts by RTG Mining Inc. to undermine BCL’s position regarding the Panguna project have been further exposed in the PNG National Court. RTG, a junior speculative company, pre-empted the court to declare in an ‘announcement’ to the ASX (Australian Securities Exchange) on 5 December that a dispute over

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

Shareholder Release – 20 October 2017

The New Panguna Project Update In 2017, Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) continues to make progress in implementing our staged redevelopment plan for a new Panguna project. BCL has established a management and operating team in Bougainville and opened an office in Buka. In August BCL held its first board meeting