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Australian company pushing to open Papua New Guinea's first coal-fired power plant
By Online Editor
10:49 pm GMT+12, 18/10/2018, Papua New Guinea
“Whilst there are always those that will criticise, I take this opportunity to outline that Australia enjoys its first world developed lifestyle with 70 per cent of its total energy coming from coal,” Basil said in the release, adding that this project would only be a much smaller fraction…
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