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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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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
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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
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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