Company profiles

PNG Forest Products plans fourth hydro power station as it diversifies

Forestry and timber company PNG Forest Products is expanding its diversification program as it prepares to build a fourth hydro power station. CEO Tony Honey tells Business Advantage PNG that its plan to build timber bridges and decking for export and domestic clients is also starting to get traction.
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Credit Corp to open operations in Timor Leste, says CEO

While it is adapting to increased competition and quieter market conditions at home, PNG’s largest finance company, Credit Corporation, is not standing still. Chief Executive Tor Bowen tells Business Advantage PNG that the company will open its first South East Asian operation, in neighbouring Timor Leste.
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How Puma Energy services Papua New Guinea’s energy market

Since 2014, Puma Energy has been Papua New Guinea's major refiner and retailer of petroleum products. Its also part of a global energy operation that spans 47 countries. Jim Collings, Country General Manager, explains some of the challenges of supplying a country which is still heavily reliant on diesel fuel.
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CPL eyes expansion, but is waiting on Papua New Guinea’s economic recovery

Papua New Guinea's largest retailer is still only servicing about 30 per cent of Papua New Guineans, according to Chairman of CPL Group, Mahesh Patel. While it has product and store expansion plans, Patel says CPL is waiting on a general economic recovery before moving forward.
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Middle class in Papua New Guinea looking for quality housing, says Hornibrook MD

The emerging middle class in Papua New Guinea is looking for better housing says Matthew Lewis, Managing Director of Hornibrook NGI. He tells Business Advantage PNG that the steel fabrication and building company sees great opportunity in the housing sector, despite currently difficult economic conditions.
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