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Wafi-Golpu Joint Venture (WGJV) Copper-Gold Project; Environment Impact Statement (EIS) submitted to PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority for Regulatory Approvals.
The Wafi-Golpu Joint Venture (WGJV) is currently investigating the feasibility of constructing, operating and (ultimately) closing an underground copper-gold mine and associated ore processing, concentrate transport and
handling, power generation, water and tailings management and related support facilities and services (hereafter referred to in the document as the “Wafi-Golpu Project” or the “Project”) in the Morobe Province of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea (PNG).
The EIS has been prepared by, for and on behalf of Wafi Mining Limited and Newcrest PNG 2 Limited (together the “WGJV Participants”), being the participants in the Wafi-Golpu Joint Venture (“WGJV”) and the registered holders of exploration licences EL 440 and EL1105, for the sole purpose of an application (the “Permit Application”) by them for environmental approval under the Environment Act 2000 (the “Act”) for the proposed construction, operation and (ultimately) closure of an underground copper-gold mine and associated ore processing, concentrate transport and handling, power generation, water and tailings management, and related support facilities and services (the “Project”) in Morobe Province, Independent State of Papua New Guinea. The EIS was prepared with input from consultants engaged by the WGJV Participants and/or their related bodies corporate (“Consultants”).
The Permit Application is to be lodged with the Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (“CEPA”), Independent State of Papua New Guinea.
Contact address: Wafi-Golpu Joint Venture P O BOX 4552, LAE 411 Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
|Publisher||PNG Conservation and Environment Protection Authority|
|Modified||11 February 2022|
|Release Date||19 July 2021|
|Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location||Papua New Guinea|
|Relevant Countries||Papua New Guinea|
|Author||Wafi Golpu Joint Venture|
|Contact Name||David Wissink General Manager - Environment & Community Affairs|