PNG island prizes tempting again

A gold and copper race between pacific islands

Tim Treadgold
Kingston Resources drilling at Misima in Papua New Guinea

Kingston Resources drilling at Misima in Papua New Guinea

On one island is the big but abandoned Panguna copper and gold mine closed prematurely by an arm of Rio Tinto in 1989. On another, 600km to the south, is the Misima gold mine which started production in...

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