Tag Archives: Madang

Mine to dump waste into ocean

A mine can now proceed to dump millions of tonnes of waste into the sea in Papua New Guinea after a legal battle to stop it was abandoned. A temporary injunction had been preventing the Ramu nickel mine from building

6.4 Quake hits Papua New Guinea

A STRONG, 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck deep off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said. No Pacific Ocean tsunami or damage was expected. The quake hit at 5.15pm (AEST), 110km southeast of Madang, a province