Row over sand mining plan in Madang

NIUGINI Sands has responded to concerns over its proposed sand mining project at Sumgilbar, which falls under the Local Level Government (LLG) in Madang Province.

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In September, when the Mineral Resources Authority conducted mining warden hearings at villages at the Sumgilbar LLG and some of the meetings exposed resistance from local people who felt there had