Mining to profit Africa's people | Africa Renewal

Large mining operations in Africa have generated big profits for foreign companies, with little local benefit. Now governments are trying to harness more mining revenues for development purposes.

CONTROLLED RIVERINE TAILINGS MANAGEMENT - Freeport …

TAILINGS MANAGEMENT AT PT FREEPORT INDONESIA SUMMARY PT Freeport Indonesia's (PT-FI) Grasberg mine is a world-class mining complex that is classified as a vital national asset and resource for the people of Indonesia and the Province of Papua. As a contractor to the government, the company is committed to the responsible stewardship

INDONESIA | Freeport-McMoRan

Through its subsidiary, PT Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI), FCX mines one of the world's largest copper and gold deposits in the Grasberg minerals district in Papua, Indonesia. In addition to copper and gold, PT-FI produces silver. PT-FI operates in the remote highlands of the Sudirman Mountain Range in the province of Papua, Indonesia, which is on the western half of the island of New Guinea.

WIDER Working Paper 2019/52

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Search profiles of UN agencies and companies to learn more about potential partners and projects available which advance global development goals.

The Government of the Republic of Zambia - United Nations

The Government of the Republic of Zambia The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development – June 2012 (Rio+20) May 2012 . ... Lumwana Copper Mine ..... 68 Appendix 5: General Framework used for Assessing Implementation Progress in Sustainable . National Report The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development – June 2012 ...

Landmine and Ordnance clearance | UNDP in Cyprus

From 2004 to 2011 UNDP-PFF, thanks to the support of the European Union, and in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the support of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has been working to reduce the number of landmines still remaining on the island thus facilitating safer intra-island movement and communication.

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This is the United Nations Treaty Collection homepage. Here you will find related information and links. Ceci est la page d'accueil de la Collection des traités des Nations Unies.

Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo ...

The Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a significant factor in the world's production of cobalt, copper, diamond, tantalum, tin, and gold. It is the Democratic Republic of the Congo's largest source of export income. In 2009, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) had an estimated $24 trillion in untapped mineral deposits, including the world's largest reserves of ...

West Papua: A history of exploitation | US & Canada | Al ...

Oct 19, 2011· To protect Western interests from the threat of communism, on August 15, 1962, the United Nations and the United States orchestrated a meeting between Dutch and …

WORLD INVESTMENT REPORT2017 - unctad.org

multinational enterprises in the United Nations System. It builds on more than four decades of experience and international expertise in research and policy analysis on investment and enterprise development, fosters intergovernmental consensus-building, and provides technical assistance to …

Rio Tinto walks away from environmental responsibility for ...

Apr 06, 2017· Rio Tinto operated the Panguna copper mine in Bougainville from 1972 until 1989, when local landowners — angered about pollution and revenue sharing — forced the mine …

History of Bougainville - Wikipedia

Operations of the mine at Panguna and sharing of its revenues had been perhaps the major sticking point between Bougainville and PNG government. The mine was the largest non-aid revenue stream of the Government of Papua New Guinea from 1975, when it became independent, to the mine…

Mine tailings dam failures major cause of environmental ...

Dec 19, 2017· Mine tailings dam failures major cause of environmental disasters: report ... A new United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) report states that as mining …

UNCTAD | Country Fact Sheets 2019

These Country Fact Sheets contain the most relevant indicators about FDI in a country. Each sheet contains the most recent data on FDI flows and stocks, mergers and acquisitions, largest TNCs and regulatory changes ...

Indonesian coal mine added to World Heritage List - mining.com

Jul 08, 2019· During its 43rd session taking place in Baku, Azerbaijan, the World Heritage Committee inscribed the Ombilin coal mine in Sawahlunto, Indonesia, on the World Heritage List managed by the United ...

The Platform for Cooperation on Tax - oecd.org

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Agnico Eagle Mines Limited - Operations & Development ...

The Kittila mine in northern Finland is the largest primary gold producer in Europe, and hosts the company's largest mineral reserves. Kittila achieved commercial production on May 1, 2009, becoming Agnico Eagle's first mine to open outside of Canada. Since open-pit mining was completed in 2012, Kittila has been an underground-only operation.

The $100bn gold mine and the West Papuans who say they are ...

Nov 01, 2016· Today, these remote, sharp-edged mountains are part of West Papua, Indonesia, and home to the Grasberg mine, one of the biggest gold mines – and third largest copper mine – …

The $100bn gold mine and the West Papuans ... - The Guardian

Nov 01, 2016· Today, these remote, sharp-edged mountains are part of West Papua, Indonesia, and home to the Grasberg mine, one of the biggest gold mines – and third largest copper mine – …

U.N. scientists assess mining threats to Glacier National ...

WEST GLACIER - A team of scientists from the United Nations is visiting Glacier National Park, assessing potential threats posed by mining plans in Canadian wildlands upstream of the park.

Discussion Paper - un.org

United Nations Development Programme And ... and Regional Bureau for Africa One United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017, USA ... the nationalized copper mines fell into financial

Marine and Riverine Discharges of Mine Tailings - IMO

IV Rationale for Marine and Riverine Mine Tailings Disposal 37 V Environmental Impacts of Marine and Riverine Mine Tailings Disposal 39 ... i. Grasberg Copper and Gold Mine in Indonesia 84 ii. Porgera Gold Mine in Papua New Guinea 92 iii. OK Tedi Mine in Papua New Guinea 97 ... United Nations Environment Programme-Global Program of Action (UNEP ...

UNSD — Methodology - unstats.un.org

M49 is prepared by the Statistics Division of the United Nations Secretariat primarily for use in its publications and databases. The assignment of countries or areas to specific groupings is for statistical convenience and does not imply any assumption regarding political or other affiliation of countries or territories by the United Nations.

List of mines in Indonesia - Wikipedia

This list of mines in Indonesia is subsidiary to the list of mines article and lists working, defunct and future mines in the country and is organised by the primary mineral output. For practical purposes stone, marble and other quarries may be included in this list.

A guidebook to the Green Economy

United Nations 1. A guide to the green economy 1. Introduction Sustainable development has been the overarching goal of the international community since the UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in 1992. Amongst numerous

West Papua - Mining

RTZ, the mining partner of Freeport in West Papua, is the parent company of CRA, the Australian mining company which operated the huge Bougainville Copper Mine. This mine was established by RTZ in the 1970s while Papua New Guinea was still an Australian protectorate.

Governments on the WWW: Indonesia - gksoft.com

Consulate General of Indonesia in Los Angeles, United States of America; Embassy of Indonesia in Washington, United States of America; Mission of Indonesia to the European Communities in Brussels; Indonesian Mission to the United Nations in Geneva. Political Parties: Partai Persatuan Pembangunan (PPP) [United Development Party]

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