15 May 2017

Company confident PNG seabed mining project on track

From , 5:02 am on 15 May 2017

A mining company says it is confident that a controversial seabed mine will be operational off Papua New Guinea in 2019, as planned.

There are concerns about the impact the Solwara 1 Project off the coast of New Ireland Province will have on the environment and the communities.

But Nautilus CEO Michael Johnston told Tim Glasgow the consultation process had been robust, and that he was confident the project was on track.

Sampling copper under the sea

Sampling copper under the sea Photo: Nautilus Minerals