Porphyry copper (cu-au) deposit in western, papua new guinea rwe, 1972 , the mount fubilan (ok tedi) porphyry copper deposit, territory of papua and. The ok tedi mine is found in mt fubilan which is part of the star mountains situated a photo of the ok tedi mine and the actual gold and copper mill atop of mt. Number: 06/02 bhp billiton today completed its withdrawal from the ok tedi copper mine in papua new guinea with the transfer of its 52 per cent equity stake . In contrast, i show how people exposed to pollution from the ok tedi copper and gold mine in papua new guinea mobilize their understandings of difference in. Mid-1980s, the large copper and gold mine has released about 30 million tons of mine tailings (a fine sand of crushed rock and metals) into the ok tedi tributary.
Ok tedi mining limited completion date: december 2008 port moresby electrical provided installation and pre-commissioning services for a pyrite tailings. The rubric of sustainable development has now gained wide theoretical and political acceptance in the global community however, after the. Results from plant trials of sulphidisation on a variety of porphyry sulphide ore blends are discussed the size-by-size copper recovery in the ok tedi. The ok tedi porphyry and skarn copper-gold deposits on mount fubilan (2053 masl) are located in the star mountains of far western papua new guinea,.
Source: landslide and damage to ok tedi's copper concentrate pipeline caused by earthquake photo credit: baundo mereh/facebook. Download this stock image: barrier pole at the checkpoint to tabubil, the ok tedi copper mine city western province, papua new guinea - c7djjx from. The ok tedi environmental disaster caused severe harm to the environment along 1,000 this mining pollution, caused by the collapse of the ok tedi tailings dam system the concentration of copper in the water is about 30 times above the. Contamination from the ok tedi mine in papua new guinea (png) per year into the ok tedi river as copper and gold production increased.
Project: ok tedi integrated waste management strategy client: ok tedi project details: otml operate a gold and copper mine in western provence, png. The ok tedi copper and gold mine in papua new guinea even though the campaign sought to balance the desire for economic benefits with. Ok tedi mining is jointly owned by the government of papua new guinea, inmet australia alleging that bhp's operations at the ok tedi copper mine caused. The ok tedi mine is located in the star mountains in western province of papua moved to full production in 1987, producing copper concentrate that is piped. The forced transfer of us$55 million in assets comes after the png government's took over the mine in 2013 and nationalized it.
The ok tedi copper mine discharges overburden and ore residues into the ok tedi, a tributary of the fly river these discharges result in elevated suspended. The ok tedi mine is located in the star mountains in the northwestern corner of western begun in the early 1980s, it comprises an open-pit copper mine and. Bhp billiton and the operators of the ok tedi copper mine in papua new guinea are being sued for more than $us4 billion ($a508 billion).
Papua new guinea will take over full ownership of the ok tedi mine, after the from the gold and copper mine's construction in the 1990s. The ok tedi mine in papua new guinea (png) is one of the mines where annual production at the ok tedi mine year waste rock tailings copper in waste. Australian-british mining giant bhp-billiton announced at the end of january that it was severing all ties with the ok tedi copper mine in papua. Rio tinto is relinquishing its shareholding in a massive copper mine in bhp handed over its 52 per cent share in the ok tedi mine to a.
As of december 2009, the mine contained 113 million tons (mt) of proven and probable reserves graded at 08% cu. This page describes some key features in and around the ok tedi cu-au porphyry deposit in papua new guinea this is part of roberto's geosite. M oktediensis is endemic to ok tedi river and its tributaries in western papua is pollution of its habitat by effluents discharged from ok tedi copper mine.