Porgera Landowners Association (PLOA)

Porgera landowners petition Govt

The landowners made the call through a petition received by Minister for Mining, Johnson Tuke, in Porgera on Friday 10 January.

The landowners are opting for nothing more than a fair and equitable deal in the renegotiation outcomes with maximum and improved benefits to landowners.

The PLOA petition was presented by Chairman of the Landowners Negotiating Committee, Maso Mangape, to Minister Tuke, witnessed by PLOA members and clan agents.

Lease renewal process explained to LOs

This follows concerns raised by landowners that the Government must consult with them fully before making a decision on the Porgera mine lease extension after the mine licence expired in August last year.

Garry addressed the landowners in Porgera on Friday 10 January when the PLOA presented a petition intended for the Prime Minister, to the Minister for Mining, Johnson Tuke, supporting SML extension and the existing operator of the Porgera mine and calling on Government to renew the mine licence without delay.