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Human rights complaint filed over Newcrest’s plans to dump waste in PNG

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Release Date: 09 Nov 2022

Today, three organisations filed a complaint against two Australian-based mining companies, Newcrest Mining and Harmony Gold Mining, over the proposal to dump toxic mining waste into the Huon Gulf in PNG’s Morobe Province. The companies are seeking to have a Special Mining Lease approved for the project, the Wafi Golpu Mine, by 2 December 2022 - less than a month from now.

New campaign calls on Australian companies Newcrest, Harmony Gold not to dump mining waste in the Huon Gulf

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Release Date: 20 Oct 2022

Today, a coalition of PNG and Australian civil society organisations have launched an international campaign, ‘No to Wafi-Golpu DSTP,’ which is calling on Australian companies, Newcrest Mining and Harmony Gold (Australia), to abandon their plans to dump hundreds of millions of tonnes of mining waste into the Huon Gulf.