Watch out, Zijin warns Marape

PORGERA gold mine joint venture partner Zijin Mining has told the government of Papua New Guinea that it faces "significant negative impact" on bilateral relations with China if the company does not get approval on the special mining lease extension for the project.

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Jinghe Chen

The PNG government last week rejected an application to extend the lease at Porgera, which is operated by Barrick Niugini - a company jointly owned by Canadian miner Barrick Gold and China's Zijin