Frieda River Project
|Country||Papua New Guinea|
The Frieda River Project is a large open cast mine and associated infrastructure in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. The deposit is a large copper-gold porphyry deposit. The project includes a hydroelectric scheme to provide electricity. and service by the Frieda River Airport. In 2010, the mine had estimated reserves of 14.3 million oz of gold.
Feasibility studies were underway in 2010 and completed on 19 May 2016, and were reportedly on track at that time for submission to the Government of Papua New Guinea.
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