Former Bougainville midfielder Benedicta Golu is using women’s love of soccer to promote peace in local communities. The certified coach participated in training organised by UN Women on the promotion of peacebuilding, human rights, and gender issues. She told UN Women’s Aidah Nanyonjo that she discovered soccer provided a great
Todd Lewis Listing Compliance Adviser ASX Limited 525 Collins Street Melbourne VIC 3000 AUSTRALIA Via email: Dear Todd Bougainville Copper Limited (BOC) Price Query ODIN46800 We acknowledge your letter dated 11 February 2022 noting: A. The change in the price of BOC’s securities from a low of $0.455 to a
I am deeply saddened to hear of the untimely passing of The Hon. Sam Akoitai who was a highly respected politician, unifier and peacemaker. He achieved more than most in his lifetime, being first elected to the 6th National Parliament for the Central Bougainville seat in the 1997 General Election.
A series of projects throughout Bougainville have been targeted for funding as the ABG identifies its 2022 development priorities. The ABG is set to receive K100 million from the national government as part of the Restoration and Development Grant program. K84.4 million has been allocated at central government or
The ABG’s 2021 supplementary budget includes an allocation of K1.5 million for Bougainville Police Service recruitment and training with a further K500,000 allocated to law and justice support. The overall budget totals K421.88 million and is the first brought down under the government of Ishmael Toroama. It includes K30 million
The creation of new businesses and the growth of existing ones is critical to Bougainville’s economic development. President Ishmael Toroama has made business development and the promotion of innovation a focus of his government and the reasons for this are multi-faceted. Profitable businesses help generate income, provide tax revenue to
Bougainville Copper Limited is proud to support SME’s within the Panguna district, sponsoring 10 participants for a Financial Literacy Training program. The participants were selected at random from different disciplines of engagement that were common within Panguna. A total of 175 individuals undertook the 3-day Financial Literacy Training program conducted
Issues note compiled for BCL by Cameron Hill an industry communications specialist and former journalist of more than 20 years’ experience. Download report here Research Note - Copper Prospects. Introduction Off the back of constrained supply and rising demand, many analysts are predicting a sustained period of price growth for
by David Miringtoro Osikore BSC MAUSIMM The former Panguna Mine, owned and operated by Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) was forced to close, in May of 1989 at the height of the Bougainville Crisis. It has now lain dormant for for 31 years. The mine’s former operating economics and glory was
PNG’s police commissioner and pandemic controller David Manning has told of his personal experience of being infected with COVID-19. Mr Manning told the Post Courier that he believed he contracted the virus while in Bougainville during the Joint Supervisory Body meeting between the ABG and national government back in February.