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Nupela Masta? Local and Expatriate Labour in a Chinese-Run Nickel Mine in Papua New Guinea

Smith, Graeme


Studies of mining projects in Papua New Guinea, since the development of the Panguna copper mine in Bougainville during the 1960s, have contributed to our understanding of the politics of interactions between resource companies, host governments and landowners. The Ramu Nickel Mine, situated in northern Papua New Guinea, is China's largest investment in the Pacific to date. While many issues are constant, one aspect specific to Chinese resource investment is the use (or non-use) of hist country...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: East Asia's Demand for Energy, Minerals and Food: The International Politics of Resources


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