BCL says Bougainville mining is years away

THE long-awaited return of mining to Bougainville Island in Papua New Guinea, which once hosted the world’s fourth-largest copper mine, could be several years away, says Bougainville Copper (BCL) chairman Peter Taylor.

BCL says Bougainville mining is years away BCL says Bougainville mining is years away BCL says Bougainville mining is years away BCL says Bougainville mining is years away BCL says Bougainville mining is years away

Operations at the giant Panguna copper, gold and silver mine have been suspended since 1989 and since that time Bougainville has been subject to considerable political and military strife.

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