Bougainville still waiting for BCL share transfer

The remnants of a building at the long-abandoned Panguna mine in Bougainville. Rio Tinot recently ditched its commitments to Bougainville Copper Ltd, which hopes to re-start the mine. Photo: RNZ

Issues with the shareholding in Bougainville Copper Ltd are still causing frustrations for the Bougainville Government. Two years ago multinational Rio Tinto, which was the majority owner of BCL, ditched its commitments and gave its shares to the Papua New Government and the landowners of Bougainville. The autonomous Bougainville Government deemed the landowners shares go […]

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