In its latest six-monthly update to the market, Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) confirmed it had remained active in Bougainville and remains totally committed to advancing the objective of resuming exploration and profitable and sustainable mining at Panguna. BCL’s PNG general manager Mark Hitchcock said while the first half of 2018

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

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

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