Ok Tedi Mine

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  • A Brief Note On Tackle Complex Policy Issues

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    The most interesting part of the article to me is how it explains how to tackle complex policy issues and exactly what the hardest problems are to agree on how to mitigate/combat most efficiently. The paper discusses the most complex policy issues and their characteristics, how to tackle them with possible strategies, avoiding the narrow approach and instead the need for flexible approaches, the importance of working across organisation boundaries, reviewing the framework, effectively engaging with

  • The Ok Tedi

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    care. The Ok Tedi located in Papua New Guinea is often referred to as one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in the world, well known for its disposal of mine tailings into the local river system, which led to an international lawsuit and ultimately to the abandoning of the project. Australia-based BHP Billiton, is the world’s biggest mining company and in 2001, they sold its profitable Ok Tedi mine after having destroyed more than 2,400 acres of rainforest. (Perlez). The mine produces

  • Bhp External and Internal Environments

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    The BHP OK Tedi Mine in Papua New Guinea (PNG) has raised many environmental, ethical and social responsibility issues regarding organisational management on many fronts. There have been many approaches in an attempt to confront and address the varying factors which encompass both past and present business practices. The mine was an open pit gold and copper mine located in the western province of PNG the operation of which resulted in collateral damage, affecting up to 50,000 people in the nearby

  • Environmental Impacts And Environmental Effects Of Mining

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    (Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia)”. Many People who worked in the mines or lived in the surrounding area died from Black lung disease by inhaling the dust. It was unavoidable to the low income families of miners who resided there. “Workers were paid by the ton, which encouraged them to hack with reckless haste and meant

  • The Disaster Damaged Bhp 's Reputation And Benefits

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    BHP around the world is structurally sound and raised eyebrows about how they manage the risks at other operations. The disaster raised the suspicion of dependability of tailings dams at other mines owned by BHP. Besides, this disaster reminded people of past failures including the collapse of the BHP Ok Tedi tailings dam in the late of 20st century which is also considered as one of the worst environmental disaster (3). More and more people begin to criticize the operation way of BHP and lose the

  • The Impacts Of BHP Billiton Company

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    BHP Billiton Company is formed together with two companies; BHP limited and Billiton. BHP is an Australian silver and mine proprietary company. Billiton is an Indonesian mining company. BHP Billiton central headquarters situated in Melbourne, Australia and London, United Kingdom. BHP Billiton is a multinational mining company that yields natural resources from earths center. (BHP Billiton 2015) The company major resources are coal, copper, iron ore, petroleum and potash. BHP Billiton is reportedly

  • Bp Amoco

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    9-201-054 REV : M A Y 4, 2010 B ENJA M IN E ST Y M ICHA EL K A NE BP Amoco (A): Policy Statement on the Use of Project Finance As two of the largest oil and gas firms in the world, The British Petroleum Company p.l.c. (BP) and Amoco Corporation (Amoco) had a long history of competitive encounters. This rivalry continued into the 1990s in a variety of locations ranging from the United States to the North Sea to, more recently, the Caspian Sea—a region that had opened up to exploration by Western