PNG govt denies Porgera extension

THE Papua New Guinea government will not extend the special mining lease (SML) over the Porgera operation.

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Porgera in PNG

Operator Barrick Nuigini said the decision was "tantamount to nationalisation without due process and in violation of the government's legal obligations" to the company.