The EIS report was compiled by Coffey Services Australia Pty Ltd for Frieda River Limited, in relation to the Sepik Development Project located in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Each chapter of this EIS report forms an integral part of the whole report. The EIS report must be read in its entirety.
The EIS report is intended and has been made available to the Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (CEPA) of PNG for the purpose of considering and assessing the application made by Frieda River Limited for environmental approval of the Project under the Environment Act 2000.
The EIS report is the exclusive property of Frieda River Limited, who reserve and assert all proprietary and copyright interests.
In some instances Frieda River Limited has relied on data and other information and advice supplied by third party organisations. Key assumptions and the reliance on other experts relevant for the writing of a chapter and/or associated technical appendix are identified in that chapter and/or associated technical appendix. The list is not intended to be exhaustive and does not reference all data that was sourced externally. The use of the EIS report shall be at the user’s sole risk absolutely and in all respects.
Date of the report
This EIS report is dated 7 November 2018 and the information was current as at that date.
The information contained in the EIS report is based on publicly available information, internally developed data, data developed by consultants and other sources. Except where specifically stated, no independent verification of those sources has been undertaken and where any opinion is expressed in this EIS report it is based on the assumptions and limitations mentioned herein and is an expression of present understanding and opinion only. No warranties or representations can be made as to the origin, validity, accuracy, completeness, currency or reliability of the information in the EIS report. Frieda River Limited disclaims and excludes all liability (to the extent permitted by law), for losses, claims, damages, demands, costs and expenses of whatever nature arising in any way out of or in connection with the information in the EIS report, its accuracy, completeness or by reason of reliance by any person on any of it.
Where Frieda River Limited expresses or implies an expectation or belief as to the success of future exploration and the economic viability of future projects, such expectation or belief is based on Frieda River Limited’s predictions, assumptions and projections at the date of this EIS report. Such forecasts are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed, projected or implied by such forecasts. Such risks include, but are not limited to, exploration success, copper and gold price volatility, changes to the Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve estimates, changes to assumptions for capital and operating costs as well as political and operational risks and governmental regulation outcomes. Frieda River Limited does not have any obligation to advise any person if it becomes aware of any inaccuracy in, or omission from, any forecast or to update such forecast.